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Chawton Village Hall

Chawton Village Hall


The Village Hall and meeting room are available for hire 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.

Contract Hire Rate £9.50 per hour.

Committee Room Rate £5.00 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 1923 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, 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 car park is available for public parking at weekends when there is no regular hire and  during the school holidays.





Regular Saturday and Sunday hirers when the hall is not available for hire are:

Every Sunday – Alton Christian Spiritualist Church 4.30pm – 9.00pm.

Some monthly contract hirers hire the Hall on a regular basis throughout the year

Family Yoga classes – Sunday mornings.

Tai-Chi Yoga classes – All day Saturdays

Yoga – Saturday mornings.

Yoga – Saturday afternoons.

Family Yoga – Sunday Afternoons.


Weekday regular hirers of the Hall are:

Chawton Pre-School – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and afternoons
Tai Chi Yoga classes – Early Monday evenings.

Pregnancy Relaxation classes – Late  Monday evenings.
Dog training classes – Early Tuesday evenings.

Wing-Chun Chinese Boxing classes – Late Tuesday evenings

Compassionate Friends (Parents Bereavement group) late first Tuesday of the month.

(Committee room)
Chawton Mother and Toddlers Group – Wednesday mornings.

Regular hire – Wednesday afternoons

Children’s drama classes – Early Wednesday evenings

Farringdon Parish Council and Farringdon Village Hall Trust – late third Wednesday of

the month (Committee room)

Meditation classes – Late every first and third Wednesday evenings

Women’s Institute – Late second Wednesday of the month.

Restorative Yoga class – Late every fourth Wednesday evening

Regular hire – Every Thursday afternoons.
Yoga classes – Early Every Thursday evenings.

Yoga classes – Late Every Thursday evenings.

Children’s Drama classes – Friday early afternoons.


Children’s Holiday Club on various days during the School Holidays.


The Hall is available for adult and children’s parties on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.


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 hosts the village 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. It also hosts the Horticultural Pumpkin Evening on the third Saturday in October.

The Hall is also the venue for Parliamentary and Local elections during the year.