of the Village Hall
The Victorian Village School, in Maidford Road on
the first bend from the Kings Arms crossroads, had served the youth of
Farthingstone well from 1877 until 1962. The Department for Education
then donated it to the Village as an amenity to help provide for its social,
cultural and sporting well- being.
The Hall is now run by a Management Committee (Charity no. 304190) which
seeks to maintain the building as a venue for the Villagers’ multifarious
uses. The Management Committee was successful in raising £120k in
1999 to renovate the Village Hall to cope with the demands of the 21st
New Committee members:
We would like to recruit some new and younger members
to join the Village Hall Committee to ensure that it continues to thrive,
as a great resource for the village, in the future. If you would be interested
in becoming a committee member please contact any of the Committee members below.
The Main Hall
- suitable for:
- Fitness Clubs
- Cultural Events including theatre and Music.
- Social Events - Village pantos, Christmas Childrens’
Parties, Social and Fund Raising Events, Discos, Quizzes and Parties
for Young and Old.
- The Annual Harvest Supper
- Larger village meetings
A modern kitchen from
which catering can be provided for all events taking place in the Hall.
A comprehensive, controllable heating system
Modern toilet facilities including full disabled
provision and baby changer.
Regular events in the Hall
- Tai Chi
- Parish Council meetings
- Harvest supper
How to Book the Hall
The Booking Diary is held by Jenny Clark on 01327
361007 (or mail: email@example.com).
We are always interested in any potential use for
the Hall so please contact one of the Committee Members if you have a
The Hall is ideal for celebrations, events and activities: it includes a large fully-equipped kitchen, seating for 90 and a disabled toilet.
The following rates to hire the Village Hall apply
from April 2019:
- Morning sessions £40 (08.00 - 12.00)
Afternoon sessions £40 (13.00 - 17.00)
Evening sessions £40 (18.00 - 23.00)
All day £80
- Hall single booking £10/hour
- £9/hour for residents and regular users
- Tables - £1 per table (only to be used
in the Village Hall unless by prior agreement with the Village Hall
- Chairs - donation (only to be
used in the Village Hall unless by prior agreement with the Village
- Stage - by arrangement with
Village Hall Committee with deposit to be agreed
- Some crockery and cutlery is available and is included
with hourly hire charge (but must only be used in the Village Hall)
- The Village Hall retains the right to make a charge
of £10 to cover cleaning costs if the Hall is not left as it was
found (either by invoicing or retaining the deposit paid if this has
User Guidelines and an induction into the facilities will be provided
for all new hirers, along with the key, to ensure your use of the Hall
is as pleasurable and incident free as possible. We would just ask you
to leave it in as good a condition as you found it and report any issues
so we can improve its usefulness.
Colin Benham - Chair (tel. 07850 961638 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
John Acres- Treasurer
Jenny Clark - Bookings (tel. 361007 or mail email@example.com)
- Sue Stanton - Secretary
- Elaine Benham