Spotlight on Village Hall’s: Spencers Wood Village Hall

VILLAGE HALL WEEK – SPENCERS WOOD VILLAGE HALL

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Spencers Wood Village Hall in borough of Wokingham, Berkshire

Spencers Wood Village Hall History

Spencers Wood Hall is a beautiful Arts and Crafts building on the Basingstoke Road next to St. Michaels and All Angels Church. It was originally constructed in 1911 by Mrs Hunter of Beech Hill, and was then officially donated by her daughter, Mary Charlotte Hunter to the residents of the Parish of Spencers Wood, in 1948. The Hall is an integral part of Spencers Wood, it has been through two World Wars and seen many changes over the decades, with countless people using the facilities through the years.

The Charity

The land and Hall belong to residents of Spencers Wood which is managed by the Spencers Wood Village Hall Charity Trustees on behalf of the community.

The purpose of the Village Hall Charity, is for meetings, lectures, classes and other recreations and entertainments that benefit the community of Spencers Wood without distinction of political, religious or other opinions.

What we do

Nowadays, there are frequent users for groups that take place: Toddlers, Guides, Rangers, Brownies and Rainbows, Acting, Dance for children and adults, Martial Arts, Badminton, Pilates, Band practice, a Group for Deaf Children. It is also used for private hire meetings, parties, celebrations, wedding banquets and baptism parties, and commercial and corporate events.

The Committee (Trustees) hold community events. Coming up;

  • Skittles and Quiz Night
  • Chinese Cookery Day
  • Bingo night
  • Themed Supper Night
  • Open Art Studios
  • Murder Mystery Event
  • Sharing Traditions Day
  • Tea and Board Games

Visit www.spencerswoodhall.co.uk     for dates/times etc.

The future

Our local community is growing and we want to preserve, improve and enhance these unique community owned facilities so we are actively fundraising to refurbish the extension at the back of the Hall and to improve heating and lighting.

How can you support us?

Come along to community events and bring your friends!

Hire the hall for parties/meetings

Volunteering (as a trustee or help with fundraising)

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For more information, please look at our website:

www.spencerswoodhall.co.uk     Daphne Mullins, Chair of the Hall Trustees

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Fully equipped kitchen at Spencers Wood VH

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