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

Main Hall 19m x 12m 5 m x 2.5m 218 90   150
(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
Auchterarder Road
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
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 halls have basic kitchen facilities, for further information please enquire at the time of booking.

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.

Different events incur differing hire rates and this information can be found on the hall charges information. Call 01738 454600, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click on the link Community Halls Hire Charges for more information.

How do I book?

For Aytoun Hall call 01738 454600 to make a booking or an enquiry about hall availability. 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 a confirmation letter from us.

For booking at Dunning or Moray Institute, please complete this booking form

Information about the terms and conditions of let can be found here. Please ensure that you read them 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How and when do I make payment for the booking?
Payment can be made as soon as the booking is confirmed. You can pay be either sending a cheque into head office, coming into the office with cash or by phoning the head office and paying over the phone by card. Please note payments cannot be given to the hall keeper.

Q: Is there car parking?
There is car parking available at all the halls, apart from Scone. There is some parking available on the street close to the hall, however as this is a residential area we would ask bookies to be mindful of this when parking near the hall.

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 the nature of the booking, the hall you are booking, the time and length of the booking and if it’s during a weekday or weekend. Prices range from £3.95 to £23.60 per hour.
Please refer to the hall charges found on the halls page or phone head office on 01738 454600 for more information on charges.

Q: Is there catering/what kitchen facilities are available?
At present we do not provide catering provision however this is being considered for the future. All of our 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: Can I have a bouncy castle / smoke machine?
Unfortunately we are unable to allow Bouncy Castles or Smoke Machines within the community halls.

Q: Are there tables and chairs provided?
There are tables and chairs available to use at all of our halls. These can be set up in your preferred layout on request. Please list any layout requests on your booking form.

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. It is essential that these conditions are followed to ensure other bookings are not impacted upon.