Ideal for those one off events, parties, meetings and club events

We operate community halls throughout Perth and Kinross which can be hired out for one off events, parties, meetings or weekly groups and classes. If you're looking to host an event yourself and not quite sure where to start, have a look over the details of our halls in the Strathearn area listed below and give us a call, we'll be happy to help.

*Please note that as a general rule bookings cannot be taken for dates less than 2 weeks in advance.

Halls available in Strathearn

Hall Space Dimensions Stage Maximum Capabilities
 Theatre Board  Dinner  Dinner Dance 

Aytoun Hall*
91 - 93 High Street
Auchterarder
PH3 1QD

Main Hall 19m x 12m 5 m x 2.5m 218 90   150
Institute
(Ground Floor)
10.2m x 7.2m N/A 80 30   50
Girnal Hall (Upper Floor) 8.6m x 7.5m 60 25   N/A
Gallery Meeting Space N/A 12 N/A N/A
Council Chambers 9.4m x 4.5m  
Commercial Kitchen 5.5m x 2.8m N/A
Dunning
Auchterarder Road
Dunning
PH2 0RJ
Large 11.9m x 7.4m 6m x 4m 130 N/A 128 N/A
Small Reading Room 15 10 N/A N/A
Moray Institute
Moray Street
Blackford
PH4 1QF
Large 14.8m x 9.2m 6.1m x 2m 200 N/A 190 N/A
Small 11.1m x 3.6m 62 20 62 N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that all of our Community Halls have basic kitchen facilities; for further information please enquire at the time of booking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much does it cost?
Prices to hire hall spaces range from £3.95 to £23.60 per hour.

We operate peak and off peak times for charging:
Off Peak: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
• Peak: 17:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Hire rates can differ depending on the event but all the information you should need can be find in the Community Halls Hire Charges

Q. How do I book?
To book Aytoun Hall, call 01738 454600 (Mon - Fri after 16:00). A provisional booking can be taken over the phone but you must complete and return a Booking Form to confirm your chosen date. You will then receive written confirmation from us.

Please read the terms and conditions fully.  The hall keeper may contact you directly if necessary to discuss your requirements. But please note the hall keeper will only contact you if they need to clarify details of your event.

Q. Is there a Hallkeeper?
No, the halls operate on a self-management model so please consider how much time you will require to set up and tidy up after your event when you are completing the booking form.

Q. How and when do I make payment for the booking?
We accept card payments over the phone or you can pop into our Head Office with cash, card or a cheque.  Payment is required to confirm your booking, no provisional bookings can be taken.

Q: Is there car parking?
Yes there is car parking available.

Q: How do I gain access to the hall?
On the day of your booking the hall keeper will arrive shortly before the booking begins to open up the hall and will arrive at the end of the booking to lock up.

Q. How much is the hall to book?
The cost of the hall will depend on a number of factor; the type of booking, the hall you are booking, the time and length of the booking and day of the week. 
More information is available in the Community Halls Charges document (link above), or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Q. Is there catering/what kitchen facilities are available?
At present we do not provide catering however all of our Community Halls have basic kitchen facilities, for more detailed information please enquire at the time of booking.

Q. Can I get into the hall to set up before the booking is due to start?
When booking the hall you must allow time for setting up and tidying up after your event. No access will be granted prior to or after the times you have put on the booking form.

Q. Are there tables and chairs provided?
There are tables and chairs available to use at all of our halls. Please ask for details at the time of booking. 

Other Information:
Unfortunately we are unable to allow Bouncy Castles or Smoke Machines within our Community Halls. 

Booking Times: You will be able to access the hall 30 minutes prior to your hire time and the hall must be vacated and returned to its original condition 30 minutes after the end of the hire period. If additional time is required, this must be included within your hire time on the Booking Form. It is essential that these conditions are followed to ensure other bookings are not impacted.

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