Somerford Keynes A Parish in the Cotswold Water Park
© Somerford Keynes Parish Council and contributors 2014-7

Facilities

Capacity    * Seated: 80 / Standing: 100 Facilities     * Large hall     * Fitted kitchen     * Toilets     * Car park     * Disabled facilities Licences       Public entertainment licence    * Performing Rights Society music licence     * Fire certificate     * Public liability insurance     * Hallmark levels 1, 2 and 3

To Hire the Hall

To hire the hall please telephone or email the Booking Clerk who will be pleased to advise on availability, charges and the hire agreement. 01285 860469 dessheen@talktalk.net

Activities

Clubs and regular users Art Bridge History Group Parish Council Short Mat Bowls Zumba Parochial Church Council To contact any of these groups see the Activities page

Some Previous Events

Somerford Keynes Village Hall

Where we are

Committee Contacts

Chairman Richard Goldman 01285 861705 Treasurer Aideen McEvoy-Wilding    01285 861416 Secretary Dave Swaffer Bookings: Des Sheen 01285 860469 The committee comprises the above and a representative from all regular user groups.

Solar Panels

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the village hall. The project was partially funded with a grant of £4000 from the Gloucestershire Environmental Trust with landfill tax contributions donated by Cory Environmental, to whom the Management Committee expresses its thanks. The panels generate electricity for selling to the grid (or use when the hall is occupied during daylight hours). These should provide a steady income for at least 25 years. In its first full year, the treasurer’s estimate of income was exceeded, and in a poor year for sunlight!
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Defibrillator

The Village Hall, Parish Council, Southwest Ambulance Trust and Community Heartbeat have come together to provide the  defibrillator mounted on the Hall. Two generous local donations have covered the rest of the costs.  To use it call 999 for an ambulance and follow instructions. Do keep the phone number of willing neighbours next to your phone.  The ambulance service can call them to fetch the AED while you do CPR. Do watch this CPR video now! You might save a life.

Events 

A Harvest Festival supper took place on Sunday 8th October in the hall after the Harvest Festival in church. about 45 people enjoyed a bring and share supper.   A St. Georges Day supper was held on Sunday 23rd April in the village Hall. Over forty people enjoyed themselves, with a bring and share supper. The proceeds went towards the renovation of the churchyard gates.
Scarecrow Day 2015
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Christmas Fair Saturday 25 November Bridge for beginners

Village Hall AGM

This was held on Friday 21 April, when Richard Goldman replaced Chris Isherwood as chairman and Aideen McEvoy- Wilding replaced Mike Willsmer as Treasurer. The outgoing incumbents were thanked for their many years of service. Earlier Mike Willsmer noted that HSBC had paid £200 for their incompetence and that the solar panels were generating just under £2000 per year. The evening ended with wine and nibbles.
Village Hall