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Longwood Mechanics Hall


  1. Longwood Mechanics Hall is a multi purpose community building available for hire to organised groups and individuals. The Hall may be hired for one off events or regular events. Facilities include a 113 sq m sprung dance floor to seat 120 people with adjacent 50 sq m area stage and various rooms from 15 sq m to 30 sq m. Kitchen. Library and internet access.

    Longwood Village Coffee Shop


    Monday 10am till 2.30pm

    Wednesday 10am till 2.30pm

    Friday 10am till 2.30pm

    Weekly classes:


    Toddler Group 9.30am till Noon £1.50

    Zumba 6pm till 6.45pm


    Table tennis 10am till 12 noon

    Ballet and tap 4pm till 8pm

    Martial arts 7pm till 9pm


    Songbirds singing for pre school children 10am till 11.30am

    Art society 2pm till 4pm

    Yoga 1pm till 3.30pm

    Ballet and tap 4pm till 8pm

    Irish dancing for children 5pm till 8pm

    Table tennis 8.15pm till 9.15pm £1.50


    Table tennis 10am till 12 noon

    Space Project 1pm till 4pm games afternoon for the over 55s bowling, darts, kurling etc £1.50

    Ballet and tap 4pm till 9pm


    Creative kids 10am till 11.30am for pre school children.

    Table Tennis 1.30pm till 4pm £1.50

    Drama classes for kids 7.30pm


    Irish dancing for children


    Zumba 10.30 till 11.20

    Little Dragons Martial Arts 1pm till 4pm


    Coffee morning first Saturday in the Month

    10am till 12 noon.

    Art and Craft Show the first Saturday in September

    Village Show - horticulture and handicrafts the 1st Saturday in October

    Santa's Grotto the first Saturday in December.


Derek and Alison Fairbank
Hall Managers

23 Hadrians Close
Salendine Nook Huddersfield HD3 3XZ

01484 311303
07866 337065

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  1. Longwood Mechanics Hall, Longwood Gate, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 4UU
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. There is a toilet with some facilities for people with disabilities but it may not be suitable for everybody. Please contact the group if you need further information. Partially accessible toilet
    3. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system


Coffee Shop

  1. Coffee Shop
  2. We are pleased to announce the opening of the Longwood Village Coffee Shop.

    Opening times

    Monday 10am till 2.30pm

    Wednesday 10am till 2.30pm

    Friday 10am till 2.30pm

    Lunchtime menu, light snacks coffees and teas in a friendly community-run cafe in a true community-owned building.

  3. 06/03/2012


  1. The Longwood Mechanics Hall was built in 1858 as a home for Longwood Mechanics Institue and has remained as a community building for nearly 150 years. We, under the Longwood Village Group, are currently involved in restoring the Hall to full use after years of neglect and underuse.

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