Skelsmergh Community Hall

Registered charity No: 1098387

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Welcome to our community website

Registered Charity Number: 1098387.

Helme Lane, Skelsmergh, Kendal, LA9 6NX

Welcome to Skelsmergh Community Hall website. Here you will find information on the hall, news and upcoming events. You can also make a booking. In addition, this website is intended as a forum for the community to share: pictures, ideas, information - pretty much anything you think might be of interest to others in the area or visiting. If you are part of a local community group, you may wish to have your own page within this site; no problem. Simply email us, marking your mail for the attention of Neil Mackenzie.

To get involved, just sign up for an account using the 'Login / Register' link in the menu on the left.

This hall is run by volunteers, if you value it, please consider volunteering to help. Use the email adress above.

Committee Dates (all welcome, please join us):

  • 5th April 2017.19.30 to 21.00
  • 7th June 2017,19.00 to 21.00 (including AGM)
  • 13th September 2017,19.30 to 21.00

Hall WiFi (BTHub4-P9FC) password: c7abeebd82

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YOU will be made to feel very welcome:


Your neighbours and

Skelsmergh and Scalthwaiterigg Parish Councillors

St John the Baptist Parish Church

Skelsmergh Community Hall Management.


supporting our community


a social evening with free food and drink, to share your ideas on how we can meet the challenges of change and identify opportunities for the future.

Also an update on local broadband.

FRIDAY 21st APRIL, from 7.30 pm


All residents and local business people welcome. We sincerely to see you there!

The Natural History of Bees
A talk by David Walmesley

on Friday 24th February 2017 at 7.30pm

to be held at Skelsmergh Community Hall

Admission £2 , all welcome.

Refreshments will be served

David is a leading local beekeeper, who keeps bees in the Parish Woodland and is a member of Furness Beekeepers. His talk will include the bees' extraordinary life cycle and organisation, as well as touching on hot issues such as the threats currently encountered by bees.

Please contact Mary Chapman to secure your place: tel 01539 731863

or email ††

Spring 2017

New Yoga Class for 2017

Highly recommended by people who've tried it.

Starts Tuesday 10th Jan 2017

Gentle Yoga

6pm to 7.30 Tuesdays

Slightly more strenuous class

8pm to 9.30 Tuesdays

Contact Rebecca



The Parish Council have negotiated the purchace of a defibrillator for the community. It will be positioned on the external wall of the community hall, by the main entrance. The community needs volunteers to train as a user. Please consider attending a defibrillator training session, in the hall, at 7pm on the 18th of January.

Macmillian Coffee Morning

Come along and help raise funds to a great cause. Coffee morning all in aid of macmillan cancer support. Enjoy a brew and a cake...and a chat in wonderful surroundings.

There will also be a raffle.

Saturday 1st October 2016 ....10am†

Two DIFFERENT classes

Please click on the link below for details.

Yoga Flyer Autum 2016

30/08/2016 to 30/08/2016

Please contact us with anything you'd like to be discussed.


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Sunday April 17th (Sunday) 10am - 2pm

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Do you value this community resource?

Please consider joining our group that run the hall. We don't need you to organise events, we just need you to turn up to about 6 meetings per year and help with the running of the hall. You don’t need any specific skills, we just need you to believe in this community resource and want to see it continue to be well run.

This is an excellent facility, well maintained, very low running costs, low carbon energy sources†and financially secure.

Like to lend a hand and join the other volunteers? Send an email to us, or give anyone on the committee list a call.


Link†to the Skelsmergh and Scalthwaiterigg Parish Council website, where you will find a wealth of useful and interesting local information concerning the combined parishes. The site provides regularly updated information about the official activities of the council through published notices, agendas and minutes of meetings. Links with other aspects of local government will also be found, for example, planning applications and similar matters.

Click here: Skelsmergh & Scalthwaiterigg Parish Council†

Download the walks here

5. Skelsmergh West walk
5. Skelsmergh West walk
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4. Skelsmergh South walk
4. Skelsmergh South walk
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3. Skelsmergh East walk
3. Skelsmergh East walk
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2. Skelsmergh North walk
2. Skelsmergh North walk
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1. Skelsmergh Circular walk
1. Skelsmergh Circular walk
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