About the Hall

The Shire Hall is situated right in the heart of Howden, overlooking the historic Howden Minster. It is a multi-functional building which is used for various events such as parties, fundraising events, live music, theatre and cinema. It is also home to classes including dance, karate, salsa, Zumba, theatre studies, and music classes. The office is the place to come to, not just for information on the Hall, but for information on Howden in general.

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A collection of tapestries depicting historical scenes in the town has gone on display at the Shire Hall.

The tapestries were made in the 1960s by members of the Women's Institute in Howden and the surrounding parishes to commemorate 700 years of the existence of Howden Minster. They have recently been refurbished by present members of the WI and are of striking colour and design showing scenes of the Minster and the town in embroidery and collage. They were previously exhibited in the Minster but were taken down during the recent refurbishment. They will now have a permanent home at the Shire Hall.

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Why not pop into our office where our friendly staff will be only to pleased to help you. If you need any information outside the below office hours please call 01430 432510 and leave a message.

Contact Us

For more information or queries please contact Angela Stone (Venue Manager)

Address: The Shire Hall Office,
  11 Market Place,
  East Yorkshire
  DN14 7BJ
Telephone: (01430) 432510 or 436322
FAX: (01430) 432510
E-mail: howdenshirehall@hotmail.co.uk