Celebrating 100 Years Together: Village Halls Week 2021

Monday 25 January – Friday 29 January 2021

This year the Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) Network will be Celebrating 100 Years Together and Village Halls Week 2021 will take place from Monday 25th January through to Friday 29th January 2021. 

ACRE has planned sessions for each day during the week which management committee members can book to join, we are sharing the information below. 

These sessions look really interesting and Kate our Community Buildings Adviser, hopes to see you at some of them, you can register by going to the ACRE website which is https://acre.org.uk/our-work/village-halls-week

CCB is not planning to do any specific training sessions for trustees during village halls week but we are running a Wellbeing in 2021 webinar which we will hope will be of benefit to EVERYONE: For further information please click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/131463126751

If any of your halls would like to organise a virtual meet up be it a chat, quiz or a game of bingo for your community please let Kate or Gemma know and CCB will advertise it for you – admin@ccberks.org.uk

Acres National Village Hall Programme 25 – 29 January 2021

Listen to opening speeches by Lord Gardiner, ACRE’s Executive Director Richard Quallington and our in-house expert Deborah Clarke celebrating a century of village halls


Learn about the different activities and events hosted by village halls and how they combat loneliness and support the local economy. This will include a spotlight on rural touring activities as promoted by NRTF


Join an online event sponsored by Norris & Fisher to find out how your village hall can recover from Covid-19. Register your place


Be a part of a conversation about what the future holds for village halls and join an online event sponsored by Utility Aid to find out how your village halls can contribute to a zero-carbon future. Register your place


Listen to a podcast by Allied Westminster discussing the history of village halls. Register your interest. And don’t forget to sign our Doomsday Book to send a message to MPs!

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