Hammerwood & Holtye Hall new website launch

The Hall Committee is delighted to launch the new Hall website.  The website will hold relevant information for potential hirers and some local information, but will also be a focus for news and events around the village and at the Hall once we are able to open fully again.  It is intended that this website

2021-06-21T17:09:17+01:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Village Hall|Tags: |0 Comments

Hall improvements

The Committee has been busy during the Covid-19 shutdown making improvements to the Hall - we have installed new heaters throughout and upgraded the lighting.  Both improvements are more energy efficient and provide much better facilities for the Hall and its users.  We have also recently replaced old and damaged windows in the toilets and

2021-06-21T17:08:00+01:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Grants, Village Hall|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Scouts are returning to Hammerwood

After a year when the woods have remained quiet, the bluebells are now flourishing and heralding better times to come.  The Scouts and young people working towards their Duke of Edinburgh awards will return again during the summer, pending the uplifting of current restrictions Much work has been carried out in the meantime to improve

2021-06-17T15:56:07+01:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Events|Tags: |0 Comments

Beware all those lockdown puppies – Lesley Smart is coming back!

Lesley has been responsible for many, many well trained dogs in and around East Grinstead.  She trains puppies and owners in good behaviour and socialisation but the pandemic has meant that all dog training has had to stop and owners have been left to their own devices. Fear not, doggy training will be returning to

2021-06-17T15:56:40+01:00May 22nd, 2021|Categories: Venue Hire|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Hall opens its doors for Polling Day on 6 May 2021

Having been closed for a year, the Hall was reopened for Polling Day. The Committee carried out a Covid-secure risk assessment of the Hall and worked hard to implement the findings to ensure it was Covid safe for the visiting public. WSCC was very happy with the cleanliness of the Hall and set their equipment

2021-06-07T13:56:06+01:00May 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, Village Hall|Tags: |0 Comments

The Sound of Summer Cricket Returns to Hammerwood

We are delighted to welcome the East Grinstead Cricket Club 3rd, 4th and junior teams to play cricket on our ground again. A tremendous amount of work has been going on recently to restore the cricket pavilion to its former glory – and the pitch too! For a full update on the work that has

2021-04-22T11:22:24+01:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Sport|Tags: |1 Comment

70th Anniversary of the Village Hall Committee

The first Annual General Meeting of Hammerwood & Holtye Hall was held on 15 August 1950, so this year is our 70th anniversary year. In 1950 the Hall had a bank balance of £7.5s 11d.  The annual income was £4 16s 0d,  annual expenditure £3.3s 3d – happiness according to Mr Micawber.  In order to

2020-12-15T12:22:08+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: History, Village Hall|Tags: |0 Comments

Pop Up Café

During the last couple of years the Hammerwood & Holtye Hall Committee has warmly welcomed residents and their guests to our now famous Pop Up Café events.  These are usually held on Saturday mornings where we sell delicious home made cakes, biscuits, fresh coffee, tea and soft drinks.  The free refills keep our guests coming

2020-12-01T15:30:27+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Events, Village Hall|Tags: , |0 Comments

Village Hall is closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

At present our Village Hall is closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Committee has conducted a risk assessment to ensure that the Hall is Covid Secure according to Government guidelines so that we can soon welcome visitors again to our lovely space.

2020-11-17T16:59:34+00:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Village Hall|Tags: |0 Comments
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