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Please note the hall is CLOSED due to COVID-19 Government Guidelines until further notice.




The Hall was gifted to the village, along with the Reading Room, by Thomas Foster Knowles in 1937. In 1955 the New Hall was being used.


2019 Committee Members - Information

Carol Smith - Chair - - 824164
Sarah Handy - Vice Chair - - 825719
Margaret Chapman - Treasurer - 823900
Del Archer - Secretary - - 825557


Lou Ellison - -
Anne Ellison -
Gill Topham - - 823888


Click here for the minutes of the Village Hall AGM held on 4 June 2019

Click here for the minutes of the Village Hall AGM held on 19 June 2018

Click here for the minutes of the Village Hall AGM held on 31 May 2016




Anyone can hire the Hall for a separate fund raising event or personal use.

In 2019 the charges for hiring the Hall are:

5.00 an hour for use by Stainforth residents for table tennis

£11.00 an hour for an Event - e.g. parties; meetings; weddings; funeral teas - includes kitchen and equipment hire

Equipment available includes: tables and chairs, kitchen utensils, crockery, table tennis table, heating, linen etc.

For bookings, contact Margaret Chapman on 01729 823900.

Regular events

Regular events include:

Coffee morning - every Thursday 10:45

Village Hall teas are held on Sundays before May Day Bank holidays.

Annual Village Barbecue every 2nd Saturday in July.

2020 events



Have you ever thought of holding a party but suffer from lack of room? Do you like aerobics and keep fit exercises? What about art, photography, handicraft, needlecraft or knitting? Does anyone play bridge or chess?

Help is at hand and right on your doorstep! Why not hire the village hall and start your own club?

Interested? Contact a committee member and discuss your ideas and thoughts.




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