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Village Hall Chawton

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 village rate £11.00 per hour or £110.00 for all day.
Children’s parties £9.00 per hour.

Committee Room £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 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 seven.

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 licences (PPL)

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 Hall is available for hire on weekends and weekdays when there is no regular hire.

The regular hirers of the Hall are:

Chawton Pre-School – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and afternoons.
Children’s Dance Class – Monday evenings.
Keep Fit using Trampolines – Monday Evenings.

Chinese Boxing – Tuesday evenings.

Compassionate Friends (Bereaved Parents) 1st Tuesday evening of the month.

Mother and Toddler group – Wednesday mornings.

Ladies Painting Group – Wednesday afternoons.

Children’s Theatre Group – Wednesday and Friday afternoons.

Meditation Classes – First and third Wednesday evenings of the month.
Women’s Institute – 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Yoga class – 4th, Wednesday of the month.
Yoga classes – Thursday evenings.

Dementia Friendly Meetings – Sunday mornings.

Alton Christian Spiritualist Church – Sunday evenings.

There are regular Saturday and Sunday various hirers when the hall is not available.

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.