A well maintained and adaptable venue with extensive parking and currently hosts a playgroup, ballet classes, badminton, line dancing, short mat bowls karate, archery, U3A and Weightwatchers. At weekends we hold jumble sales, weddings, birthday parties from 1 to 100 and fund raisers of all kinds. The hall has a maximum capacity of 200, or can be adapted for a party of 50 people.
In addition to the main hall, the Frank Goddard Room is a modern meeting room which is accessed by a flight of stairs and is located at the rear of the hall with a separate entrance and can accommodate up to 50 people.
We currently have space for a regular booking in the main hall at 8.30pm on a Monday evenings or 7.15pm on a Friday evening.
The Old Basing Village Hall is registered charity (No: 280006) and run by a steering committee of volunteers who over see the running of the hall. The Village Hall not financially supported by any external body. Our committee of volunteers has maintained a wonderful facility for all to enjoy and we offer special rates for parishioners.
Functions of the Old Basing Village Hall:
The Old Basing Village Hall is geared up to run almost any function you can think of. These have included:
- Corporate Meetings
- Public Meetings
- Shows & Pantomimes
- Weddings Parties
- Engagement Parties
- Birthday Parties
- Retirement Parties
If you would like to hold a function in the hall please contact the booking secretary Sandie Rice, 07544 289932 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
An online booking can be made from the basinga.org.uk website.
The Old Basing Village Hall website is www.oldbasingvillagehall.co.uk
HISTORY OF OLD BASING VILLAGE HALL1970s -
To build the Old Basing Village Hall, Mrs Betty Holmes M.B.E. changed the covenant on the ground adjacent to Olivers Battery. Local architect Derek Kearns designed the hall with a estimated cost of £80,000 in late 1970s. The local community were charged with raising 25% of this, with the rest coming from central Government and the borough council. The local community started fund raising for the Old Basing Village Hall in 1978.1980s -
The building of the hall started in 1980 and Mrs Betty Holmes M.B.E. opened the completed hall on the 5th June 1982.1990s -
In 1993 a new entrance was built and again opened by Mrs Betty Holmes M.B.E.2000s -
In 2003 a rear extension was added and the Frank Goddard Room was built.