The Village Hall, High Street was built in the 1920s with modernisation taking place since then. The hall is a very desirable place to hold any type of event from children's parties to weddings.
The Social Club is open every Friday evening and Bingo is played on alternate Tuesday evenings. Carpet Bowls takes place during the winter months from September.
There is a playgroup every Wednesday morning and the Parish Council meet on the first Thursday evening of the month.
Hiring the Hall
The Main Hall measures 60ft by 25ft including 3 fixed bays, a raised stage with a curtain and a PA system. There are 20 folding tables, 100 stacking chairs and 6 card tables for use inside the hall. The hall has oil fired central heating and a lighting system which provides a variety of effects dependent on the event. The main hall, together with the small lounge can accommodate up to 150 people.
Small lounge/meeting room; there are sufficient tables and chairs can accommodate up to 20 people. There is a fully licensed bar and a designated premises supervisor.
The fully equipped kitchen has a large electric oven, 2 hot cupboards, fridge, freezer, microwave, industrial dishwasher, 2 urns and kettles. Crockery and cutlery is available to cater for up to 150 people.
The car park has wheelchair access via a ramp to the hall.
Hire charges for the Main Hall start at £10 per hour for a minimum of 2 hours; this includes heating and hot water, the use of the kitchen facilities and the pay bar if required.
Hire charges for the small lounge/meeting room start at £6 per hour.
All bookings will require the payment of a security deposit which will be refunded following a damage/additional cleaning assessment.
For more information or to check on the availability of the hall please contact Joannie Botwright on 01379 678676. (Please refer to the Village Hall Policy documents below when hiring and/or using the hall for all activities).
Village Hall Committee: Graham Botwright 01379 678676
Bingo evenings: Brenda Hunt 01379 678178
Thorndon Carpet Bowls: Margaret Crane 01379 678278
Thorndon Village Policy Documents:
Thorndon Village Hall
Access via a ramp