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Hethersett Village Hall
Registered Charity No: 1041213
HETHERSETT VILLAGE HALL MANAGEMENT
Hethersett Village Hall is a registered charity administered on behalf of the community by a management committee of seven, all of whom are trustees of the charity. The Parish Council appoints three of the trustees and four are elected at the Annual Parish Meeting in May every year. Trustees serve for a year but may be re-appointed or re-elected for further terms. The committee has appointed a caretaker and a booking officer to be responsible for the day to day running of the hall.
A TRUSTEES IS URGENTLY REQUIRED TO ENSURE THE CONTINUING EFFECTIVE RUNNING OF THE HALL
CURRENTLY FOR 2016/17 THERE IS A VACANCIES FOR A TRUSTEES. IF YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED IN SERVING THE COMMUNITY IN THIS WAY PLEASE CONTACT THE HALL SECRETARY. THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT WOULD BE UNTIL MAY 2017
CONTACTS AND BOOKING ENQUIRIES
Postal Address: Hethersett Village Hall, Back Lane, Hethersett, Norwich, NR9 3JJ
The hall booking officer is Claire Everson.
Claire can be contacted for HALL BOOKINGS or ENQUIRIES on: 07935 163888 or by email.
The hall caretaker is Aishah Shadi. Aishah's duties include cleaning and checking daily that the hall and its facilities are ready for use by hirers. Please contact the Hall Secretary, Geoff Brownsey, to report damage or problems with hall facilities.
PLEASE CONTACT CLAIRE FOR HALL BOOKINGS or BOOKING ENQUIRIES.
Secretary: Geoff Brownsey, Contact by email email.
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HETHERSETT VILLAGE HALL FACILITIES
Hethersett Village Hall, which opened in 1994, is a modern, first class facility that can be hired by local residents, local groups and commercial organisations. Facilities available include:
- Main Hall - the large main hall can be used on its own or with the stage facilities.
- Separate Kitchen & Bar Space - shutters at the end of the main hall provide access to a well-equipped kitchen and a counter area suitable for an imported bar.
- Traditional Stage - located at the end of the main hall with lighting and audio facilities available and two backstage dressing rooms.
- Audio Visual Facilities - Since 2013 the main hall has a projector and screen, which can be used with a hirer's laptop. Music may be played using an audio system that allows connection of an MP3 player, iPad, cd player, etc. A sound mixer unit is available, this can also provide conference facilities using up to six microphones. An induction loop system is also installed. There is an additional charge for the use of some of these facilities.
- Wi-Fi - Free Wi-Fi is available (a password obtainable from the Booking Officer is required).
- Humphrey Back Room – a small upstairs meeting room.
- Car Park - free car parking space for 80 cars.
- Ground floor disabled toilets and baby changing facilities.
Chairs and folding tables are available for use in the Main Hall and Humphrey Back Room. Maximum numbers permitted in the hall are:
- Main Hall: Seating only (theatre style) 190.
Seated at Tables (cafe style) 110.
- Humphrey Back Room: Seating only 50, Seated at Tables 30
The premises licence for the hall permits theatre, music and dance events with use up to 23.30 hours Monday - Thursday, 24:00 Friday and Saturday, 23:00 Sunday. The hall also has a Performing Rights Society Licence, which permits the use of copyright music both live and recorded. For events with a bar it is necessary for the hirer to obtain first the agreement of the booking officer and then a Temporary Events Notice from South Norfolk Council. The Secretary and the Booking Officer hold copies of the Premises Licence for the hall.
The Hall set out by a hirer for a wedding reception in 2016
HALL HIRE RATES
As at November 2013 (Unchanged since November 2009)
Although the weekday hourly rate of hire charges remain at the level set in 2009, hall energy costs have risen considerably. An additional charge of £1 per session to contribute towards these will apply from November to the end of March. If your hiring is for an exercise class or physical activity where you do not use the hall heating please let The Booking Officer know to be exempt from this charge.
Hourly Hire Rates
RESIDENTS & LOCAL GROUPS
Main Hall Monday-Friday
Daytime 09:00-18:00 £10.00 per hour. Evenings 18:01 onwards £12.00 per hour.
Main Hall Saturday-Sunday
Daytime 09:00-18:00 *£16.00 per hour. Evenings 18:01 onwards £21.00 per hour.
*Reduced rate of £11.50 per hour may apply for local groups who have a regular daytime booking.
Humphrey Back Room
All hours weekdays and weekends £6.00 per hour.
Main Hall Monday-Friday
Daytime 09:00-18:00 £14.00 per hour. Evenings 18:01 onwards £15.00 per hour.
Main Hall Saturday-Sunday
Daytime 09:00-18:00 £16.00 per hour. Evenings 18:01 onwards £21.00 per hour.
Humphrey Back Room
All hours weekdays and weekends £8.00 per hour.
All Day Hire Rates Main Hall
Audio Visual Facilities
Additional charge to hall hourly hire rate as follows: Regular hirers - £2 per hour Occasional / one off hirers - £3 per hour Commercial - £5 per hour
Conference or Mixer Unit use
Additional charge to hall hourly hire rate as follows: Regular hirers - £1 per hour Occasional / one off hirers - £2 per hour Commercial - £5 per hour
Returnable Deposit of £50 may be charged for either projector or mixer unit use.
Stereo Audio: Free. Audio Lead required - either £5 for hire or purchase of lead or hirer provides own lead.
Loop System: Free
Radio Microphone: Free without returnable deposit when used with Mixer Unit. Free with returnable deposit of £10 when used on own
Copies of the terms and conditions of hire and the hire agreement may be obtained from the booking officer. On booking 25% of full fee to be paid. A £100 damage deposit may be applied.
The Committee may reduce rates by up to 20% for local charity events on written application.
Maximum attendance and seating numbers operate - ask booking officer.
Blood Donor Sessions
Regular blood donor sessions are held in the Village Hall. Next date in 2017 is Thursday 2nd March. Sessions are between 1.00-3.30pm & 5.00-7.00pm. Appointment advisable, please call 0845 7 711 711.
During January some activities may be cancelled or rearranged to accommodate the Hethersett Pantomime.
Midday, Main Hall: Extended Exercise Class
Afternoon,Main Hall: Drama Group
Evening 7.00pm, 4th Monday of month only, Main Hall: Cringleford/Hethersett Flower Club
Morning 9.45am, Main Hall: Mother and Toddler Group
Midday, Main Hall: Zumba Class
Afternoon 2.30pm, Main Hall: Short Mat Bowls
Evening 7.00pm, Main Hall: Circuit Training
Morning 10.00am, Main Hall: Art Classes
Afternoon 2.00pm, 1st Wednesday of month only, Main Hall: THE RiNG Rheumatoid Arthritis social and support group
Evening 7.00pm, 3rd Wednesday of month only, Main Hall: Alpine Garden Society
Morning 9.30am, HB Room: Music Bugs
Afternoon 1.30pm, Main Hall: Art Classes
Evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Power Hoop
Evening 7.30pm, Zumba Class
Morning 9.30am, Zumba Class
Morning 11.00am Fighting Fit
Afternoon 4.15pm, Slanted Dance
Evening 7.30pm, Main Hall: Short Mat Bowls
Evening 6.00pm 3rd week of month only, H.Back Room: Craft
Morning 10.0am - 11.0am, H.Back Room, Greek School
Afternoon 2.0pm, 3rd Saturday of month only, Main Hall: Norfolk Dolls House Club
Morning 9.30am, 2nd Sunday of month only, Main Hall or H.Back Room: Craft Club
Afternoon 2.0pm, 4th Sunday of month only, Main Hall: Rock n Roll
The Parish Council meets in the Main Hall generally on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7.30pm. The Council's Planning Committee meets in the Main Hall at 7pm prior to Parish Council Meetings and also on the first Monday of the month (subject to there being planning applications or other business related to planning). The Parish Clerk is available to meet members of the public in the hall on Mondays and Thursdays between 10.00am and noon. See Parish Council website