About the Hall

Wetherden Village Hall Recently Refurbished

 

The Village Hall Management Council operates as a registered Charity (No.252721) and consists entirely of volunteers, plus two nominees from St Mary’s Church and the Baptist Chapel.

The Council meets approximately 3 - 4 times per year and has it’s AGM in November.  

Meetings usually last for between 1 and 1½ hours and are usually held at the hall on a Monday evening at 7.30 p.m.

The hall is self-financed in that it’s annual running expenses are entirely funded from hire income, plus occasional generous donations from Woolpit Steam. The Wetherden Activities Committee and other local residents.

Major refurbishment projects over the last few years also have received external funding from various sources including  Mid-Suffolk District Council, Suffolk County Council, County Councillor Andrew Stringer,

District Councillor Rachel Eburne and the Big Lottery Fund.

The Regular Activities page on this website shows that the hall is valuable community asset providing facilities for a number of clubs, societies, committees, sporting and social events as well as a venue for private functions and parties, etc. Current Council Members are:

Vacant (Chairman)

James Rand (Treasurer)

Wendy Allum

John Donovan

Basic Hart

Dennis Smith (St Mary’s Church Representative)

Keith Watts (Website and Bookings)

Valerie Donovan (Secretary)

Key Facilities and Equipment

  • Main Hall 24’ x 41’ with sealed wood sprung flooring, Overhead Electric heating, Power points, Serving hatch to Kitchen, Free WIFI, Bluetooth speakers.

  • Meeting Room 24’ x 18’6” with sealed wood flooring, Wall heaters, ample power sockets 3 Fold away conference tables and 28 conference chairs, access to WIFI, movable white board (pens supplied)

  • Kitchen 9’ x 18’ with serving hatch to Main Hall, equipped with Belling Double Oven, Electric Casserole Pot,Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Urn and kettles, plates, cups, saucers and Cutlery, hot water heater for washing up, Electric heater, New Plate Warmer 

  • Toilets including disabled facilities

  • £1 Coin Operated meters for heating and electric in Main Hall, Meeting  room and Kitchen

  • 10 folding tables, 100 stacking chairs, 16 card tables

  • Large car park, part Gravelled and part Grassed

  • 2 Table Tennis Tables, Indoor bowls carpets and equipment

  • Adjacent to Wetherden Playing Field with football pitches, hard tennis court, Basketball practice area, children’s play areas and community seating areas

Wetherden Village

Wetherden Church and Village

The Maypole Pub Wetherden

BLUEBELL WOODS

JUBILEE DAY ON THE PLAYING FIELDS