Book the Hall
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Book the Hall

Lawshall Village Hall is an ideal venue for wedding receptions, meetings, conferences, dances and parties large and small.

Do you or your company need a Stage?  Do you require a full ‘Sound System’ with a Hearing Loop facility?  From November 2017 we also have a projector and screen that can be booked for use.

Do you wish to seat 100 people on comfortable chairs?   Do you want a place for an adult or childrens party?   Do you want to organise a Table Top Sale? Do you want a well-equipped kitchen? Do you require full facilities for the disabled?

There is plenty of space, both inside and on the grass outside.

If you need a marquee, or outside catering facilities, these can easily be arranged.


History of the Hall

Lawshall Village Hall, originally built in the 1970s, was extended and upgraded between 2007 and 2009 with many up-to-date features being added. Following a flood (due to excessive rain) in September 2014 a new and re-levelled floor has been laid, enhancing the experience of carpet bowlers, and the opportunity taken to update guttering and to redecorate.


The Management Committee invite you to take a look at the refurbished Hall which we believe offers the best overall facilities of any Village Hall in the area.


There is a large grassed area and big car park. Hire Rates are very competitive and include all lighting, gas for the kitchen and central heating when applicable.


Main Hall

  • The Main Hall  ( 14.2m  by 9m) is large enough for a badminton court (not marked) and has a high ceiling.
  • Brand New Smooth Flooring (2015)
  • Full Sound System installed with hearing loop, plays CDs and from MP3 players.
  • NEW:  projector and screen available by arrangement
  • Lighting in the main hall is to full gymnasium standards
  • Folding tables with a trolley for ease of  movement
  • 100 padded chairs
  • Dual access Stage (   7m  by   4 m)   with curtains and ”green room”



Jubilee Room (7m x 4m) with closable hatch to kitchen has doors to separate it from the main hall for privacy and access to enclosed rear garden space.


Other facilities

  • Two small meeting rooms
  • Toilets for men and women with seperate facilities for disabled or greater space and baby changing.



Access: Entrance Ramp to widened front door allows easy access with wheelchairs. Disabled Toilet Facilities.

Grounds: large grassed area with some trees for shade.

Kitchen – closable hatch to Jubilee room

  • Fitted cupboards and waist level stainless steel counters offering plenty of space for food preparation. Oven and hob, warming cupboard, grill, microwave, fridge, hot water urn. Cutlery, Crockery and glasses for up to 50 people.




Parking: large tarmac area


Our charges which take into account the cost of heating and maintaining the hall  are as follows:

Lawshall residents…  £14 per hour

Other users….. £17 per hour

Groups that use the hall on a regular basis will see their charges  adjusted as follows:

Weekly users..  £11 per hour

Monthly users.. £14 per hour   (with 10% reduction if paid 3 months in advance)

Bi-monthly users.. £14 per hour (with 5% reduction if paid 3 months in advance)

 There are now set fees for children’s parties which will be made available upon request.

Village Hall Management Committee, May 2019


For all day booking please contact bookings secretary

Cancellations must be notified to the caretaker in writing before any session, otherwise the hire charge remains payable.

We have conference (padded) chairs for 100 people which should stay in the hall and a further 50 wooden seats which may be taken outside the building or hired for your own use.

For your own larger events or those away from the Hall furniture can be hired:

Tables at £1 each per day (up to 12 large tables and 8 smaller tables) and Wooden Stacking/Folding Chairs at 50p each per day (up to 70).   Deposit applies.

Please Note: Upholstered chairs or folding tables may NOT be taken outside the Hall.

No charge is made for heating, electricity, lighting or gas which controls the hot water and cooking facilities.


A Damage Deposit of £50-£100 (for larger groups) is payable before each hire.  This is returned immediately after the hire if there has been no damage or extra cleaning charge required.

Additional Facilities:

If you require a Marquee, we recommend ‘Pear Tree Meadow Marquees’ who can supply all your needs. Tel: 07925959620 / 07925922654

Bouncy Castle – indoor or outdoor Castle Capers;  Mike Cross  01284 729111  or 07775 595625


If you require full Catering Facilities contact Val Burch at ‘Suffolk Grapevine Catering Ltd.’ on telephone number 01359 241708


For cold buffets or to discuss requirements: Doubly Delicious Catering, Rosie Swiney on 01284 828652

Bespoke catering for weddings events and private parties: Realise Futures Catering: to discuss your catering needs contact 01473 242500  or

Booking Enquiries

Under Covid guidelines the maximum hall occupancy is set at 30 for the main hall, which is 14 by 9m, a good size.

For Booking Enquiries, please contact Mr Paul Ricketts, he can be reached by telephone on 01284 830874  mobile 07813 277573 or Email

Or complete the following booking form.

Booking Enquiry Form


Your Name (required)

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Dates ? Days & Times Required

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* All Bookings will be confirmed in writing.