FAQ’s

Is the hall available on a certain date?

Please check the Bookings page on our website for the most up to date calendar of events and availability.

How much is it to hire the hall

The quickest and our preferred method is to go to the Bookings page and follow the instructions.

If you don’t have access to the internet, you can send a letter to 25 St Peter’s Close, Yaxham, NR19 1RN

Do I need to pay a deposit?

A £100 damage deposit will be added to the invoice for weekend events. If the full hire charge, including the £100.00 damage deposit, is not paid by this point, it will be assumed you do not wish to continue and the booking will be cancelled.

Deposits will be refunded by BACS.

Can I have a bar?

The bar is always available on Saturday evenings and can be opened at other times subject to notice and the availability of volunteers. 

Can I bring my own alcohol into the hall?

No you cannot under the terms of our premise license.

Can I have a bouncy castle?

Yes you can! We recommend Dereham Castles 01362 853028 who have bouncy castles that fit inside the hall.

Can I use the field?

Yes, but please be aware of others using the facilities and leave the area as you found it. No fires or barbeques on the ground please.

I need time to set up for my event

30 minutes is included each side of a booking to set up and clear away.

I need more than 30 minutes before my event to set up

This can be arranged for an additional charge, depending upon how long is needed.

Do I need to clean up after my booking?

Yes, you do. You must leave the hall as you found it before you leave. It may be possible to book extra time the following day to clear up after weddings and parties for an additional charge. Failure to clean up properly affects subsequent hirers and will result in losing all or part of your damage deposit.

How big is the hall and other rooms?

The main hall is 60ft by 30ft and can accommodate 110 sitting and 150 standing. The ceiling is 3m high.

The David Myhill meeting room can accommodate up to 50 people seated or 25 boardroom style.

The Community room and bar sits up to 50.

How many tables and chairs do you have

The main hall has 14 6ft x 2.5ft tables and several smaller ones. There are 110 chairs.

Do you supply table cloths?

No, we do not.

Can I use the kitchen?

Yes, you can. Use of the kitchen is included in the hire of the main hall. It is better suited to serving pre-made food rather than cooking for large numbers of people, but is perfect for making hot drinks and has crockery and cutlery. You must wash up, clean and empty the kitchen after use. Please do not bring extra cooking equipment into the hall.

Can I have a band or DJ?

Yes, you can. Please make sure that all of their equipment has been PAT tested and that they are fully insured. Please be aware that the hall is in a residential area and all music must stop at 11pm.

Can I decorate the hall?

Yes, you can, but please do not stick things to the walls or ceiling. There are hooks that decorations can be attached to.

Can I bring animals into the hall?

No, not without specific prior consent from the Trustees.

Do you offer a discount for regular bookings?

We believe that our tariffs are reasonable and competitive. We are a charity and cannot offer any discounts.