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MAIN HALL

Size

The dimensions are 33ft. (10m) x 64ft. (19.4m) x 25ft. (7.8m) ceiling height.

 

The high ceiling of the hall accommodates indoor sporting activities and there is ample space for a bouncy castle. The beech floor is suitable for dancing activities as well as exercise classes.

Capacity

The hall which is centrally heated, accommodates up to 270 people standing, 200 seated theatre style and up to 150 seated at tables.

 

Raised stage

There is a raised stage with curtains 33ft. (10m) x 15ft. (4.6m) and back changing rooms. An upright piano is situated on the stage (separate hire conditions apply).

Heating

In 2022 Air Sourced Heat Pumps (ASHPs) and central heating radiators were installed throughout the building.  The system is preset to a comfortable 18 degrees and can be adjusted by hirers to meet their needs.  We can also program the system remotely so that the venue is at the temperature you require for your hire.

Lighting

The hall is equipped with high overhead LED lighting for sporting activities and dimmable LED wall lights (installed in 2023). There are electrically operated roof windows with blackout blinds.

Electrical equipment

Full surround sound AV system with Dolby 5.1 surround sound, Blu-ray playback and Free Sat with digital projection onto a large back projection screen which is electronically mounted at the front of the stage is also available.  Bluetooth connectivity to the surround sound speakers is also available.  PA system with two stick mic's and four lapel mic's and stage connections for further mic's. The audio visual system and PA are available under separate hire conditions. Free full super fast fibre Wi Fi coverage is available throughout the building.*

Hearing loop

A hearing loop is installed in the main hall connected to the PA system and main audio speakers for the AV system.

 

Tables and chairs

Table and chairs are provided, both cabaret style round tables or small and large rectangular ones. There are 200 upholstered chairs, and 50 armed plastic chairs. Table cloths are also available subject to being returned laundered.*

 

Catering facilities

The semi-commercial kitchen newly installed in 2021, to the rear of the hall, is included in the hire. See our kitchen page for more information.

The hall is fully licensed for public entertainment, music and dance, sports and the sale of alcohol.

 

Other considerations

A small paved outside area is accessible from the hall’s double doors.

Currently the Village Nursery uses the hall on weekday mornings during term time (see link to Nursery), and the Village Cinema holds regular monthly showings (see link to the Cinema).

 

*Please note that none of the equipment is available for off-site hire.

WHAT'S ON ~ THE MAIN HALL 
Up-to-date details of classes, events, meetings and private functions booked.

The main hall is very popular with a variety of regular activities on during the term time. The Village Nursery use it weekdays until 3pm. Other regular users include: The Village Cinema, Brownies and Guides, The Horticultural Society, Badminton, Carpet bowls and Pilates.  

 

To view the Village Hall Calendar for a full list of events and availability for booking the Hall please click on the link below.

Please browse the diary for all the listings and view the Contacts Page for details of how to contact individual groups

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