St James' Hall

Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Barnsley, S75 3ET, South Yorkshire, England

St James' Hall was once the church which served the Earl of Straffods family residence of Wentworth Castle. After the family left the house it was turned into an adult residential college and the church was deconsecrated and fell to ruin. In recent years it has been refurbished and transformed into a modern facility whilst retaining some of the original features making it a unique space for training, meetings, teaching and community events.

Basic Information

Hall Type
Year Built
Year Refurbished

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

  • Party
  • Reunion
  • Anniversary
  • Training
  • Local Community Meeting
  • Societies and Clubs
  • Music Event
  • Theatre Production
  • Band Practise
  • Other
  • Fitness Classes / Yoga
  • Educational Pursuits
  • Church Event / Choir Practice
  • Film Shoots


  • Main Hall
  • Entrance
  • Kitchen
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Broadband Internet
  • Wifi
  • Outside Space
  • Parking


  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Computer
  • Television
  • Projection Screen
  • Projector
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Fire Alarms
  • Intruder Alarm
  • Sound Equipment
  • Public Address System
  • Hearing Loop
  • Cutlery
  • Tea Crockery

Availability and Hire Costs

Availability: Always

Hire Costs: Costs vary

Sarah Taylor

This listing was last updated: 12/10/2016

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