ETCHINGHILL VILLAGE HALL IN KENT

The hall is not part of the Etchinghill Residents' Association, although we are pleased to host their web page, and is managed by the hall's trustees - see below under

IMPORTANT INFORMATION & CONTACT DETAILS

The village hall in Etchinghill is the pride and joy of the hamlet, has excellent facilities, high levels of cleanliness and is regularly maintained to a very high standard. As such it has received the highest award given to village halls - Hallmark category 3

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION & CONTACT DETAILS

5th October 2021

WE ARE DELIGHTED THAT THE HALL IS NOW FULLY OPEN AND OPERATING NORMALLY

PLEASE CALL THE DUTY MANAGER, ON 07514 758936 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY BEING CARRIED OUT AND TO MAKE BOOKINGS. CURRENT EVENTS ARE DETAILED BELOW BUT MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE


ALTERNATIVELY, PLEASE CONTACT THE LETTINGS OFFICER, GRAHAM BARBER, BY EMAIL - grumps01@btinternet.com

WHEN VISITING THE HALL, THE TRUSTEES, IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS, KINDLY REQUEST THAT FACE COVERINGS ARE WORN WHEN IT IS APPROPRIATE TO DO SO AND THAT THE HALL'S QR LOCATION CODE IS USED TO REGISTER ATTENDANCE FOR THOSE VISITORS USING THE NHS COVID-19 APP.


HAND SANITISERS ARE ALSO IN PLACE TO HELP ENSURE THE HALL REMAINS A SAFE PLACE FOR EVERYONE TO VISIT

The hall is open to residents and visitors alike for a variety of public and private functions

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A GREAT LOCATION WITH EXCELLENT FACILITIES

5th October 2021

The hall is situated within its own grounds and has uninterrupted views across fields to the North Downs

There is an amenity field opposite the hall's entrance for children to play on and a pétanque playing area, constructed by local residents and volunteers, is to one side

The hall has a fully equipped kitchen  with facilities for 150 place settings and the toilet facilities cater for the disabled

The hall is licensed for music, has a loop system, drop down projector screen, PA system and the consumption of alcohol is allowed. A Temporary Alcohol licence is required for the sale of alcohol. Please ask for further details at the time of hire

A ramp is available for disabled access and there are no stairs in the building

All of these facilities, coupled with the hall's high standards and location, make it an ideal venue for wedding celebrations, engagement parties and other social functions

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BOOKING ENQUIRIES AND HIRE CHARGES

Updated 5th October 2021

The village hall is managed by the hall's trustees and all enquiries should be made using the contact details below 

Current hall hire charges are £12 per hour

To enquire about hall hire, regular functions and availability, please call the Duty Manager on 07514 758936 or contact the Lettings Officer, Graham Barber, by email - grumps01@btinternet.com


Please leave a phone message if there is no answer and the Duty Manager will get back to you as soon as possible

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REGULAR EVENTS 

Updated 5th October 2021

The following is a list of events currently being held in the hall:

OPEN HOUSE - Every Monday from 10 am to 12 noon for coffee, tea and a chat. A great place to socialise 

PILATES - Held on Mondays 6 pm; Tuesdays 10.30; Thursdays 3.30 pm 

PICKLEBALL - 2-4 pm Tuesdays

BABY & TODDLER GROUP - 10 am to 12 noon Wednesdays

LYMINGE ART GROUP - 10 am to 1 pm Thursdays

ART CLASS - 9.30 am to 11.30 am Fridays

TABLE TENNIS - From 7 pm Fridays

FILM NIGHTS - 3rd Monday in the month. Please click on the Programme of Events tab above for more details

BINGO - 2 pm Wednesdays - Events are currently being planned. The actual start date is To Be Confirmed

ETHELBURGA QUILTERS - 10 am on the 2nd Saturday of each month

DANCE FITNESS - 9.30 am Tuesdays

BALLROOM DANCING - From 7.30 pm Thursdays

SOCIAL BRIDGE CLUB - From 7 PM pm on Tuesdays. NB please note that the club is not currently seeking new members, however, please contact the hall's Duty Manager for the current situation

VILLAGE HALL AGM - The AGM will be held on 15th May 2022 at 6 pm in the hall. Refreshments will be provided

FOR MORE INFORMATION, POP ALONG TO  ANY CLASS AND GET FURTHER DETAILS. PLEASE KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE HALL NOTICE BOARD FOR REGULAR UPDATES

HALL HIRE - The hall is available for one-off events e.g. family parties, quiz nights, weddings etc

Full use of the hall with outside garden, including tables and chairs, plus the kitchen including cutlery and crockery, is only £12 an hour

PHONE THE DUTY MANAGER FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO CHECK AVAILABILITY -  07514 758936


ETCHINGHILL VILLAGE HALL is located in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty at

St Marys Drive, Etchinghill, Folkestone, Kent CT18 8NQ. Charity No. 302736