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Chawton Village Hall

The Village Hall and meeting room are available for village meetings throughout the year.

The current rates for hiring the hall are as follows:

Chawton residents £9.50 per hour or £90.00 for all day.
Non villager rate £11.00 per hour or £110.00 for all day.
Children’s parties £9.00 per hour.

For contract hire rates contact the booking officer.


To hire the hall, contact the booking officer Bob Brown on 07769 837455 and leave a message or email us on


Chawton Village Hall is located on Winchester Road, Chawton (post code GU34 1SB).

The Hall was built in 1924 on land given to the village by Edward Knight of Chawton House. It is a charity and is managed and maintained by a management committee of five.

Dormer windows, high beams, leaded lights windows, bare brickwork, and doors, latches and locks gives the building an arts and crafts feel.

The hall has a licenced capacity for 80 persons. It does not hold a drinks licence. However a Temporary Events Notice (TEN) for a drinks licence can be obtained by the hirer from East Hampshire District Council in Petersfield. The hall holds current Performing Rights Society (PRS) and Phonographic Performance (PPL) licences.

The Hall has a stage with curtains and piano, central heating, a fully equipped kitchen (hob, oven, fridge, china, cutlery, etc.) and a room off the main hall which can be used as a bar.

The hall has a car park which holds approximately 15 vehicles and on street parking is available.

The Hall is available on weekends and weekdays when there is no regular hire and of course during the school holidays.

Below are the following regular, daily and weekly contract hires;

Chawton Pre-School – Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings and afternoons and Thursday mornings.
Monday evenings – Body conditioning for Adults

Tuesday evenings – Dog training classes.
Wednesday morning – Mother and Toddler Group.

Wednesday late afternoons –  Strictly Showtime – Children’s drama classes

Wednesday evenings Except the 2nd Wednesday of the month –  Meditation Classes using Tibetan singing bowls.

Forever Friends – Meetings between bereaved parents 1st Wednesday evening of the month.
Women’s Institute – 2nd Wednesday evening of the month.

Thursday afternoons – Chawton Art Group.

Thursday evenings – Hula Hoop class.

Thursday evenings – Yoga class.
Friday late afternoons – Strictly Showtime – Children’s Drama Classes.

Saturday afternoons – Monthly Yoga Class.

Sunday mornings – Family Yoga Class.
Sunday evenings – Alton Christian Spiritualists Church.
School Holidays – Children’s Holiday Club.


The management committee organises two Christmas parties every year in December.
The senior citizen’s Christmas party is held on the first Saturday in December and the children’s Christmas party is held on the second Saturday in December.
Invitations are sent out for both parties and reminders are inserted in the village magazine.

The Hall Village Hall is used for the Horticultural Society’s Flower Show/Fete on the first Saturday in August and for the bi-annual Chawton Open Gardens for a Saturday and Sunday in June.