Welcome to the Riley-Smith Hall

The Riley-Smith Hall is a theatre, ballroom and concert venue located in the centre of Tadcaster, North Yorkshire.

The Riley-Smith Hall, Tadcaster is available to hire for a wide range of functions. The hall is used for dances and dance competitions, rehearsals and concerts, children’s dance and theatre classes, shows, pantomimes and meetings.

Centenary Events:

The Riley-Smith Hall celebrates its centenary in 2024. A special programme of events is taking place throughout 2024 culminating in a grand finale in January 2025:

A Sensational Century, 100 Years of the Riley-Smith Hall – Thurs 25 to Sat 27 April 2024, performances at 7.30pm

A collaboration of Tadcaster Theatre Company and Tadcaster Community Choir. A history of the hall told through song and drama with showstoppers from each era, as performed by TTC formerly, Tadcaster Operatic Society on the Riley Smith Hall stage. The show will be presented by the hall’s founder, the late William Riley-Smith, enacted by one of our theatre company members! Plus, a large helping of humour! Tickets available by clicking here

One Night of Classic Rock – Saturday 1st June 2024 at 7.30pm

Music from Status Quo, Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC, Tina Turner, The Eagles, Queen, Meatloaf plus many more.

Steve Coates Music Productions with The BJMC present one night of classics at The Riley-Smith Hall following their sell-out success in York earlier this year.

Tickets £15 available online here

Fairburn Singers – Saturday 22nd June 2024

Yorkshire Freestyle Centenary Dance – July 2024 date to be confirmed – a 1920s themed fancy dress freestyle dance for modern jivers. Hosted by DJ Kerry B.

Tadcaster Community Choir in concert with Fanfare Brass Quintet – Friday 27th September 2024

The Princess Mary 1920s Tiara Ball – Saturday 19th October 2024

The Queen Story – A Tribute to Queen – Sat 26th October 2024

Step into the realm of rock royalty with “The Queen Story” – the ultimate Queen tribute band! Immerse yourself in the legendary music and electrifying energy of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, and the iconic band that redefined the very essence of rock music. A two-hour show telling the story of Queen through the eras from their early shows in the 1970s, right through to the stadium performances of the 80s including a recreation of Queen’s legendary Live Aid set. This extraordinary tribute band doesn’t just capture the music – they transport you to the heart of the Queen phenomenon with their authentic costumes and dramatic stage presence. Tickets released summer 2024 – check back here.

Tadcaster Theatre Company – Centenary Pantomime – 27-30 November 2024

Riley-Smith Hall Christmas Fair – Sunday 1st December 2024, 10am-3pm

Just For Fun Children’s Theatre Group – Centenary Show – Saturday 14th December 2024

Black Dyke Band – Centenary Night Concert – Thursday 16th January 2025. A grand finale to our centenary celebrations with the world’s most famous brass band, exactly 100 years since the opening night of the Riley-Smith Hall. Tickets to be released Sept 2024.