Whittingham Village Hall

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Whittingham Village Hall

 

The Village

Whittingham Village Hall is in the picturesque village of Whittingham on the edge of the Cheviot Hills. It is located just off the A697 some 7 miles to the west of Alnwick. The village is considered to be the gateway to the Cheviots and an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Northumberland countryside.

 

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Noticeboard

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme presents on

Saturday 30th September at 7.30pm - The Northumberland Theatre Company production of

"Barnaby Rudge"

Licensed Bar

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hall

Whittingham Memorial Institute was built in 1925 as a memorial to those from the area who died in the1914 -18 World War and has recently undergone a major refurbishment thanks to a Big Lottery Grant of £185,000.

The refurbishment includes:- a new roof over the supper room; raising the floor level in the meeting/function room and kitchen area to make the rear of the building accessible to everyone; new accessible toilet facilities; new ladies and gentlemen's toilet facilities; new kitchen; replacing all external windows with double glazed units; rewiring the building; new infra-red heaters throughout the building; decorating the entire building.

The village hall offers a host of new, modern facilities and will be available for:

  • Concerts
  • Fairs and Sales
  • Functions
  • Meetings/Seminars
  • Parties
  • Small Conferences
  • Social Events
  • Sports Classes
  • Stage Productions
  • Training

Main hall seating capacity - 100

Main hall capacity other events 180

Please note that Bouncy Castles or other Inflatables are not permitted in the hall.

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Hall Features

The size and layout of Whittingham Memorial Institute make it an ideal choice for private and business functions.

Rooms:- Main hall 50' x 26'; Stage 20' x 10'; Meeting room 23' x 18'; Kitchen

Heating:- Available throughout the hall.

Facilities:- The refurbished kitchen will offer modern facilities including fridge, cooker, dishwasher and accessible cooker. There will also be new Ladies and Gents toilets and an accessible toilet.

The stage has microphones, lighting and floodlights suitable for productions and concerts.

Equipment:- There is a good supply of chairs and tables and there is ample crockery and cutlery available.

Access:- After the refurbishment the hall will all be on one level with access for wheelchair users.

Parking:- There is limited parking available in front of the hall.

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Hire Charges

Hourly Rate - £7.50 - main hall and all the facilities

Hourly rate - £6.50 - function room and all the facilities

Hourly Rate - £8.50 - exclusive use of the complete hall

Commercial rates - please apply to the booking secretary

Contact Us

Booking Secretary:- Maureen Blakey - 01665 574384

Hall postcode - NE66 4UP

Please note that Bouncy Castles or other Inflatables are not permitted in the hall.

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REGULAR EVENTS

Weekly

Mondays 10.45 am - 11.45 am Exercise Class

Mondays 7.00pm - 10.00pm Indoor Bowls

Tuesdays 5.30pm - 6.30pm Tai Chi

Tuesdays 7.30 pm - 9.00pm Drama Group

Wednesdays 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Art & Craft Group

Wednesdays - See below under Monthly

Thursdays 10.00 am - 11.30am Yoga

Thursdays 3.30pm - 5.00pm Beavers

Thursdays 6.30pm - 7.45 pm Cubs

Thursdays 8.00 pm- 9.30 pm Scouts

Fridays 7.30pm - 9.30 pm Badminton

 

Monthly

3rd Tuesday every month - Parish Council

3rd Wednesday every month - History Society 7.00pm

4th Wednesday every month - Cheviot Valley Flower Arranging Club 7.00pm

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The Main Hall

The Function Room

The Kitchen

The Re-Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

Ceilidh

 

 

 

 

Location

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Directions

From Alnwick :- Follow the B6341 from Alnwick towards Rothbury. After 2.5 miles turn right to Whittingham which is signposted. Follow this road for approx. 3.8 miles to the A697. Turn right and immediate left to Whittingham - signposted. Drive through Whittingham and take the first left over the bridge. Whittingham Memorial Institute is approx. 0.2 miles on the right.

From Morpeth :- Follow A192 to the A1 and take the exit towards Coldstream and Wooler on the A697. Continue for 17 miles passing through Longhorsley and Longframlington and turn left to Whittingham which is signposted. Drive through Whittingham and take the first left over the bridge. Whittingham Memorial Institute is approx. 0.2 miles on the right.

Hall postcode - NE66 4UP

 

 

Links

Whittingham Show - www.whittinghamshow.co.uk

Vale News - www.valenews.webeden.co.uk

1st Whittingham Scout Group - www.1stwhittingham.org.uk

St Bartholomews Church - www.whittinghamchurch.co.uk

Aln & Breamish History Society - www.alnandbreamishlhs.org.uk

UK Villages - www.ukvillages.co.uk

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