Wereham Village Hall

Hall Hire

Hiring the Village Hall

The following spaces are available to hire. It is also possible to book the village hall in its entirety.

To commence your booking click on the ‘Make a Booking’ button.

The Main Hall

Key Information

Dimensions 18.0 metres (32’9”) x 10.0 metres (59’0”)

  • Theatre Style – Approx. Capacity 170
  • Banqueting Style – Approx. Capacity 150
  • Wedding/Dinner-Dance – Approx. Capacity 120
  • Standing 230-260 people, depending on the nature of the event.

There is also the potential to erect a marquee along the northern side of the hall, where there are 3 large windows/doors which would increase numbers by 30.

Audio Visual Equipment  

Modern audio and visual equipment to support all uses with a plug and play box –

  • A Stereo sound system that enables you to plug and play music from your device eg: mobile, laptop, tablet or MP3, providing it is fitted with a headphone connector.
  • A front to rear microphone link enables live bands and amateur dramatics to provide their own links between the front microphones and rear position (for use with their mixer device) – no more trailing wires!
  • Two radio microphones.
  • An induction Loop system for those who wear hearing aids. It is fully automatic and connected to the stereo sound system. Switch located at the front by the Sound Cupboard.
  • A full High definition wide screen projection system is provided and images up to 4m can be displayed. Sound is also connected to the stereo sound system via the headphone connector. Connection point at the plug and play box is HDMI compatible.

Sports Equipment

We currently have the following equipment on loan from the Sports Development Department:

  • Badminton kwik net and court marker set with associated equipment
Yoga Class Main Hall

Community Room

Key Information

For local businesses, organisations and community groups which require meeting/conference/training space, supported with AV equipment and conference call equipment. Ideal for hot desking.

There are various options depending on use:

Dimensions 5.5 metres (18’0”) x 4.4 metres (14’3”)

  • Theatre Style – Approx. Capacity 28
  • Boardroom Style – Approx. Capacity 16
  • Classroom Style – Approx. Capacity 20

Equipment

  • The community room is fitted with a stereo sound system and wide screen projector.
  • Plus magnetic/white board for
    meeting purposes.
  • Connections are via HDMI (laptop) for all sound.
  • Three walls of the room are fitted with wall mounted banks of sockets and LAN connection for laptops.
Presentation in the Community Room

Meeting Room

Key Information

Holds up to 4 people max. Ideal for hot desking, health practitioners, interview room.
 
Dimensions 2.8 metres (9’2”) x 2.6 metres (8’6”)
 
  • Theatre Style – Not Applicable
  • Boardroom Style – Approx. Capacity 4
  • Classroom Style – Not Applicable

Equipment

  • Medical sink
  • Wall mounted bank of sockets and LAN connections
  • Wireless laser printer with fax (Apple AirPrint & Google Cloud Print), charges apply
Meeting Room with Sink

Entire Village Hall

Key Information

The village hall is available to book in its entirety, which includes all of the above plus sole usage of the foyer area

Equipment

  • Wifi enabled Smart TV

Foyer Area

Key Information

Available for drop in hot desking during open hours – no need to book.

Sole usage of the foyer area is included in bookings for the entire village hall.

Dimensions 5.7 metres (18’6”) x 5.7 metres (18’6”)

  • Informal Reception Style ±30 (12 seated <20 standing)

Kitchen

Catering / Kitchen

Full catering kitchen that can be shared or hired for sole use.

If the kitchen is essential to your booking, we recommend that you book it out with your hall hire.

If you intend to undertake food preparation or arrange a bar for your event, you will be required to hire the kitchen with your booking, this will ensure sole use of the kitchen for your event.

Bars to be set up in the kitchen only.

Kitchen funded by Wren

Equipment

  • Tall larder fridge 350l capacity
  • Tall larder freezer 350l capacity
  • 2 x 4 zone induction hobs
  • 2 electric fan ovens with drop down doors.
  • Wall mounted water boiler delivering approx. 200 hot drinks per hour.
  • Catering dishwasher, 540 plates per hour; 2 or 3 minute wash cycle.
  • 2 tier prep table on lockable castors.
Village Hall Catering Kitchen

Pricing

The costs of hiring the Hall are:

Main Hall £5 per half-hour
Community Room £4 per half-hour
Meeting Room £3 per half-hour

Exclusive use of the kitchen £25 one-off charge

All bookings are also subject to a 50p online booking fee.

Rooms to be booked half-hourly, with a one hour minimum booking – note that set up, clearing and cleaning must be carried out within the booking period otherwise damage deposit will be lost.

 Damage Deposit

Weddings and adult parties will be charged a damage deposit of £250. Similarly, exhibitions and conferences will be charged a damages deposit of £100. For other events a damage deposit of up to £25 may apply depending on the nature of the event.
 

Enquiries

All enquiries please call bookings on 07497 430005.

We are keen to support community groups, to which we may offer preferential rates. Please contact us on 07497 430005 or via email on bookings@werehamvillagehall.co.uk to discuss.

Important Information

Before hiring the Hall please read the following documents (under review):

Terms & Conditions of Hire (including Hire Firehazard Responsibilities)

Equal Opportunities Policy

Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy – coming soon

Bouncy Castle Policy