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Takka Bench is the artificially-built stage at Ridge. This space is at an elevation higher than the flat surface of the Ridge making it convenient to host large-scale public events like political rallies and cultural performances. Always abuzz with local events and activities, it also features a huge wide screen that facilitates further visibility. On days when the Ridge is calm, Takka Bench serves as a meeting spot for youngsters and locals while the screen keeps the citizens abreast with current news.
Housed inside the Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex and spread over 2000 square feet, the Multipurpose Hall is a grand space that has played host to an illustrious set of events including art exhibitions, dance recitals, concerts and seminars. Equipped with an absorptive mechanism which allows for flawless acoustics, this hall also boasts a seating capacity of 450, well-equipped rehearsal rooms and recording facilities for artistes. Don't miss out on an opportunity to witness an event here.
YWCA stands for Young Women's Christian Association and it works for the empowerment of women. It's Shimla center offers budget accommodation facilities to working women as well as female tourists. The hostel also conducts workshops and seminars to promote its cause. For this purpose, they have a well-equipped exhibition hall where all their activities are hosted. Socio-cultural events like seminars and lectures and local events like public exhibitions are a regular feature here.
Located at the bustling Mall road, the Simla Club is a local entertainment facility. This club house is situated along the valley front offering enticing views of the green surroundings. An initiative by the local residents, this place offers recreation in its various facilities like the card room, a children's game room and a flexible venue which can be rented for private events and parties. There is also an on-site bar and restaurant that takes care of food and catering needs. Social and cultural activities conducted for public entertainment are a regular feature here.
A facility extended by St. Thomas' school, the St. Thomas' Hall is among the few old entertainment halls in the city. Housed within the school campus, the hall is a part of the St. Thomas' Church building. Numerous activities and events conducted by the school are held at this 400 capacity venue. Besides, church meetings and religious ceremonies are also hosted regularly. The hall can be hired for public events, private celebrations and cultural activities too.
Shimla was named as such after Shyamala Devi (Black-faced Goddess) whose shrine can be found at the Kali Bari Temple. This popular pilgrim destination houses a huge hall within its complex to accommodate the large number of devotees during religious events and ceremonies. Religious celebrations and spiritual meetings are generally hosted at this venue. The Kali Bari Hall can also be hired for private as well as public events like exhibitions.