The William Laidlaw Memorial Hall is situated in the village of Bonchester Bridge just off the A6088 six miles from Hawick and 9 miles from Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. It is owned by the community.

Bonchester Hall is used throughout the year by various community groups.  The main regular activities are Carpet Bowling on Monday nights, Badminton on Wednesday nights and Yoga on Tuesday morning and Thursday nights. There are regular events and concerts.




There is full disabled access with a ramp to the front door and a disabled toilet.

The main room seats 120 people and the hall is fully equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system.  The building was modernised using a millennium lottery grant in 2000.

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The Village Hall Committee manages the hall to provide a resource to the whole community.

The committee is elected to administer a Deed of Trust. The Trust purpose is to maintain a village hall 'for the use of the inhabitants of the Parish of Hobkirk and environs without distinction of political, religious and other opinions, including use for meetings, lectures and classes, and for other forms of recreation and leisure time occupation, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.'