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    Annual General Meeting of the Harringworth Village Hall

    Tuesday 2 June @ 7.30pm via Zoom

    Given the current Coronavirus restrictions the Trustees of Harringworth Village Hall are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) via a Zoom Video Conference on Tuesday 2 June at 7.30pm and all the village are welcome to attend. Joining instructions for the meeting are detailed on the Agenda. 

    During the AGM, after the reports from the Treasurer and Chairman, all the Trustees of the Village Hall stand down from office. The Trustees wishing to stand for the year ahead are named and then proposed and seconded into office by those attending the meeting.  

    The Agenda and the Minutes from the AGM in 2019 are available though the link below. Should you have any questions ahead of the meeting please email; there is no opportunity to ask questions during the meeting.  

    Click on the following links to download the Agenda for the meeting; also available are the Agenda and Minutes from 2019.

    Harringworth & Shotley Village Hall

    Built as the village school in 1825 it was deeded to the village as a hall in the 1960’s. The hall has been extended several times, most recently in 2008 when it was fully refurbished. It provides the key public facility in the village and is available for hire by villagers or others with the agreement of the Trustees. It is currently used for meetings, classes, public and private social events, film shows, and entertainment etc. It also has a wide range of equipment that is available for hire.

    The hall is owned and run by the  Harringworth Village Hall Trustees, as established by the Trust Deed. They are appointed each year at the AGM and are responsible for the care and upkeep of the Village Hall, for the benefit of the inhabitants of Harringworth. The Trustees are unpaid and meet at least four times each year. It is a registered charity, Charity No. 273826.

    Harringworth Village Hall Trustees:

    Philippa Gasson, Chairman
    Nicola Wright, Treasurer
    Janna Maxfield, Secretary
    Ges Dolman, Vice Chairman

    For further information, please contact Philippa Gasson by phone:
    01572 747 700 or email:

    Facilities & Equipment

    The village hall has a large main room with a newly refurbished wooden floor, good heating, a light decor and Bluetooth sound system. There are facilities for up to 80 guests with a well equipped kitchen available for use. Some of the equipment can be hired for use elsewhere for a small charge, as listed below. The hall can also be hired for table tennis with the two tables free to use, on payment of a booking fee.


    • Main hall
    • Fully equipped kitchen catering for 80 people with commercial heated cupboard, range stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, two sinks, separate hand wash sink, water boiler, kettles. Complete set of crockery, cutlery, preparation, serving dishes and equipment, jugs, condiments etc. Large array of glassware (beer, water, wine and champagne).
    • Store room
    • Serving counter/bar.
    • Wheelchair access
    • Disabled toilet
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Car park

    Equipment included with the booking:

    • staging in block or runway format (please advise if required)
    • black out facility
    • spot lights
    • 6ft long trestle tables = 13
    • 4ft x 4ft tables = 12
    • 5ft round tables = 5
    • folding chairs = 78 (comfortable and linkable)
    • sound system with Bluetooth facility.
    • large drop down projector screen
    • Projector (for an additional cost of £20)

    Equipment available for hire (for a function away from the hall):

    • table and chairs
    • tablecloths (as long as washed after use)
    • urn (2)
    • crockery, cutlery and glassware (80)
    • microphone and portable speakers
    • marquee 9m x 4m * (2)
    • pop-up gazebos (2)

    Table Tennis

    The hall has two table tennis tables available free if the hall is booked out. The booking fee is £10 per hour with a special rate for residents of Harringworth.

    *Note: the marquee is hired at your own risk and liability insurance is recommended.


    If alcohol is to be sold the hirer will need to provide their own licence (TEN), available
    from East Northants Council.
    Please advise the booking clerk if you have applied for one.

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