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The Hall was gifted to the village, along with the Reading Room, by Thomas Foster Knowles in 1937. In 1955 the New Hall was being used.


The Hall is run by a Village Hall Committee and members in 2016 are:

Carol Smith - Chair - - 01729 824164

Sarah Handy - Vice Chair - - 01729 825719
Margaret Chapman - Treasurer - 01729 823900
Del Archer - Secretary - - 01729 825557
Andy Blackburn - PC Rep - 01729 268907
Carol Beattie - 01729 823497
Lou Ellison
Anne Ellison
Chris Wilyman - 01729 823415
David Colombi - 01729 824818
Carole Colombi - 01729 824818
Sandra Warren - 01729 822457
Jill Topham - 01729 823888


Click HERE for the minutes of the Village Hall AGM held on 31 May 2016


Anyone can hire the Hall for a separate fund raising event or personal use.

In 2016 the charges for hiring the Hall are:

4.00 an hour for use by Stainforth residents

6.00 an hour for use by non residents

5.00 an hour for the use of the kitchen

Equipment available includes: tables and chairs, kitchen utensils, crockery, pool table and air hockey, floor mats,  heating, linen etc.

For bookings, see a committee member or email Village Hall

Regular events

Regular events include:

Coffee morning - every Thursday 10:45

Tea and cakes – Village Hall teas are held on Spring Bank Holiday weekends in May

Annual Village Barbecue

New events

Have you ever thought of holding a party but suffer from lack of room? Do you like aerobics and keep fit exercises? What about art, photography, handicraft, needlecraft or knitting? Does anyone play bridge or chess?

Help is at hand and right on your doorstep! Why not hire the village hall and start your own club?

Interested? Contact a committee member and discuss your ideas and thoughts.




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