Kirkby Malzeard, Laverton & Dallowgill  - Mechanics Institute
The Mechanics Institute is a Registered Charity funded by membership fees and by many fundraising events organised by local people. Many village meetings and events of all types are held here. The Main Hall, the Reading Room and the Annexe are available for groups and individuals to hire. The Refurbishment and Extension Programme reached completion, and many residents of Kirkby and area were welcomed to the Official Re-Opening on Saturday 20 May 2006 at 10.15 am by John Peacock, a long standing Institute and Committee Member.
Membership fees. £10.00 per annum Mechanics Institute, Snooker and Billiards Club Membership £15.00 per annum HIRE CHARGES Main Hall £15.00 per hour Reading Room £5.50 per hour Annex £7.50 / £11 per hour Kitchen £10/£20 per session Alcohol permission and bar units  £25.00 Party Hire (six hours) Standard, includes Main Hall, Reading Room, Kitchen, Alcohol permission  £140 / £150 Standard, plus Annex £180/£190 Best crockery and cutlery (100 sets)  £30.00 Stage Lighting £4 per hour For further details please telephone 01765 658438.