Ullapool Village Hall is owned independently by the village, but gratefully
acknowledges support from the Highland Council.
The voluntary Village Hall management committee meets four times a year and
is dedicated to providing a good value and pleasant multifunctional venue for the
social, cultural and entertainment activities which a historic, traditional
village hall can offer.
Many thanks to the people who have supplied photographs for this website.
Do you have a good photograph of the Village Hall? If you would like to share
it, please send it to us so we can include it in the
site - originals will be returned where requested.
Ullapool Village Hall has had a varied history since it was first built as a
Free Church school soon after the Disruption in 1843.
Following the 1878 Education Act it was amalgamated with the local
Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge (SPCK) school to
become the local school, remaining so until the present (primary) school
replaced it in 1929. There are still a few residents living in the area
who attended it as pupils and this association was part of what started the
affection that has grown and is still felt by the community.
Subsequently, the Education Committee "sold" the Hall for £150 to
representatives of the village and it became a pivotal centre of the Amenity
(later the Community) Association. Other parts of its
"empire" became the tennis courts, a museum, a recreation hut, bicycle hut,
tourist office, library, youth hostel, sports centre, vet's surgery, canteen,
Masonic lodge, ballet school, youth cafe, etc. Many of these activities were
successful enough to merit expansion into dedicated venues after the Hall had
acted as the catalyst from start-up to further development. To this day this
remains one of its roles.
The Hall was enlarged in the 1970s and has recently enjoyed further extension
and a major refurbishment, thanks to a dedicated fund for village halls from
proceeds of the National Lottery. Though the most dramatic change has been the
addition of a modern and beautiful conservatory and foyer, much else was
achieved in the year 2000 including extensive refurbishment of the basic
structure which guarantees that the Hall will remain a useful venue for the next
Please have a look at our Gallery for
some pictures of the Hall and events.
Take a look at Find Us for details on where we are and
how to get here.
Our Links will take you to some other useful sites
around the area and help organise any trip or event here.