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Colyford, Devon,
EX24 6QJ

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Welcome to the Colyford Memorial Village Hall Web Page. We are very proud of our wonderful hall and hope that the information contained here will answer some of your questions.If you have any queries, our contact numbers appear below.

The Hall was opened by Mrs C. Northcott on 3rd November 1956 and was blessed by the Rev. W.G. Wilson MA. Much improvement has taken place over the years. In the last 8 years a new kitchen, new toilets (including disabled) and a tea bar have been installed.

Location The Hall is situated on the main A3052 directly opposite the Church (St Michael's Chapel of Ease) and is easy to find in the centre of the village.

During August 2012 the roof was replaced and upgraded.

Contacts:
Mrs A. West (Booking Secretary) 01297 551375 annewest@lineone.net     Mr S.Card (Chairman) 01297 625682 Mrs A. Waters (Secretary)

Our Village Hall is available for your event!     See what we can offer.

Entrance with access for wheelchair users.



MAIN HALL

The hall measures 16.4m x 7.4m (54ft x 24ft) with a curtained stage of 5.4m x 3.5m. (17.7ft x 11ft) There is an electric screen and an overhead projector and broadband available. (Contact the Booking Secretary) The hall has a small Bar and there is seating for 155 if the hall is required for talks. There 18 tables (6ft x 2ft 6in) and 20 tables (3ft x 2ft 3in) for functions. There is now a new tea bar with a hatch, which enables you to serve refreshments straight into the hall.



IRIS PARSONS COMMITTEE/MEETING ROOM

This room is 5.8m x 3.9m (19ft x 12ft 6in) with chairs, tables and access to kitchen, main hall and stage. This room is available for a small seated meeting (around 35 people), and also committee meetings.
This also includes the use of the kitchen.




NEWLY FURBISHED KITCHEN

There is a roomy 6.7m x 2.6m (22ft x 8ft 6in) working area, well fitted kitchen, with preparation area, modern gas cooker, dishwasher, hot cupboard, water heater, fridge and serving access to both main hall and committee/meeting room.

The kitchen has also been designed for use by the disabled with low preparation counters.

CAR PARK

There is direct access from the A3052 to the large hardstanding car park.

Toilets: Male, Female and Disabled.


ACTIVITIES IN THE HALL

Monday: all day Upholstery (from Sept to April 2014)
afternoon Trefoil (monthly)
afternoon Stitchers (twice monthly)
Tuesday: morning Leisure Bridge Club(Committee room) (weekly)
afternoon Colyford and District Flower Club (monthly)
evening Bingo (weekly)
Wednesday: morning Keep Fit (weekly)
morning Improvers French (Committee Room) (weekly)
afternoon Colyford W.I. (monthly)
National Trust-Axe Valley Centre (monthly)
evening Colyton Parish History Society (4 monthly)
Colyton Gardening Society (monthly)
Thursday: morning Water Colour Painting (weekly)
afternoon Tea Dances (fortnightly)
afternoon Noahs Ark Playgroup (fortnightly)
evening Colyford Short Mat Bowls (weekly)
Friday: morning Pilates (weekly)
afternoon Computing for Adults (weekly)
evening Sequence Dancing (monthly)
Saturday: Axe Valley Lace Group (monthly)
Sunday: morning Table Top Sales (winter months)
afternoon Irish Set Dancing (monthly)

These are some of the events that are on in the hall, read the Events listing for others.
tel: Anne West 01297 551375 for more information on the above.


FUND RAISING FOR THE HALL IN 2014

Jumble Sale - Saturday 4thOctober 2.00pm - Any jumble for collection contact Simon Card 01297 625682 or Katie 551288 or deliver on the morning of the sale before 12.00 noon.
Christmas Fayre - Saturday 22nd November - if anyone wants a stall (£10.00) please contact Kate Sivier 01297 551288

Hall AGM on 29th October. The Memorial Hall Committee is looking for a new Bookings Secretary as Anne is retiring. A new Hall Manager is also required. If anyone would like to help with this worthwhile cause then please contact Simon Card 01297 625682.
Jazz Concert on Nov 1st with Charlie Hearnshaw and his Jazz Quartet - see Events Page for details.
Computing for Adults: New session commences on Fri 3rd Oct @ 2.00pm. Please contact Anne 551375. Besides more villagers who would like to learn to use a computer, we would like to know of anyone who is able to do some teaching for an hour or so.

Hire the hall for your club or organisation!

COLYFORD MEMORIAL HALL HIRE CHARGES

Commercial Societies Local User Groups and Societies etc. Occasional Societies etc.
3 Hours(minimum) £45.00 £28.00 £32.00
4 Hours £55.00 £33.00 £38.00
6 Hours £75.00 £45.00 £50.00
8 Hours £90.00 £60.00* £65.00*


Note:

1. The above commercial rates are inclusive of PRS fees.
2. * denotes additional hours will be charged at £8.00 per hour.
3. A commercial user is defined as an organisation whose sole purpose is to trade in goods, services or provide entertainment for the public, for profit.


Iris Parsons Room/Committee Room

Private/Local Societies:   £10.00 for a minimum period of 3hours.
Commercial: £14.00 for minimum period of 3 hours.
plus £5.00 per hour for extra hours.


Bar Licence

£30.00

To book the Memorial Hall
please contact bookings secretary
Mrs Anne West
01297 551375
annewest@lineone.net


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