Am I eligible for Biddenham Resident’s rate?
Yes if you live in Biddenham or Great Denham.
Can I “hold” date?
No, you must pay for a date when you book. If you cancel 6 weeks before we will return the full amount to you.
Do I have to pay for a 2 hour session if my event is shorter?
Yes. The hall can be hired for a minimum of 2 hours.
What time does my evening party have to end?
On Saturday evening you must be cleared up by midnight, and on Sunday evening finished at 10 p.m.
What size is the Hall and how many people can it accommodate?
The maximum number of people the hall can accommodate is 120. 80 in the main hall which is 12.8m x 6.3m, 20 in the annex which is 5m x 5m, and 20 upstairs in the mezzanine area which is 5m x 6m.
What’s in the hall?
There are 14 large tables (180 x 76cm), 8 small tables (90 x 76cm), 120 chairs.
A public address system, screen, bluetooth and projector are in the hall.
If I pay extra for the kitchen what’s in it?
There are 120 white dinner plates, bowls, side plates and cutlery. There are 80 cups and saucers. There are 12 bread baskets, water jugs and large serving bowls.
There are 2 hobs, one induction and one infrared, and an electric oven. There is a large warming oven, a microwave oven, a commercial dishwasher, refrigerator and small freezer.
There is a 10 litre urn, 2 kettles and a filter coffee machine.
What’s in the bar?
There are 2 fridges, 120 glasses each of wine, hiball and flute.
What can I put in the recycling bins?
Please put in all dry paper, plastics and cans. No bin liner required. Please take any glass away with you to your local recycling point.
Is there room for a bouncy castle?
Are parties for teenagers allowed?
No, parties for 12 – 25 year olds are not allowed, but family parties are.
Is there a sound limiter?
Yes. Electricity to the power points will be cut if music is played very loudly. This is necessary as the neighbours are so close to the hall.
Do I need an alcohol licence?
You will need a licence if you sell alcohol or if alcohol is included in the price of a ticket for an event. You do not need a licence if you give your guests alcohol.
Some village organisations may be able to obtain a licence from the Village Hall Committee, but please ask the Booking Officer via “contact us” first.
If you still can’t find an answer to your question, please Contact Us.