Barnston Village Hall has lots to offer you for your event, this could be a single one-off event or a more regular function. We are sure we can accommodate your needs. Key benefits about hiring the hall are:

  • Full Double Glazing
  • Main Hall holds 120 people or 90 for a seated event
  • Modern, fully equipped kitchen
  • Range of tables and chairs (all within your hire fee, unless used outdoors)
  • Easy Public Transport Links to Chelmsford, Basildon & Stansted Airport
  • Licensed for Music, Indoor Sports, Live Bands & Dancing (additional licence is required to sell alcohol)
  • Close to hotels providing cost effective overnight accommodation

Currently we only have one room to book which is our main hall measuring 15meters by 7meters. Large windows are positioned along both sides providing lots of light.

Barnston Village Hall Room Details

Main Hall & Bar Area: Measures 7 by 15 meters, with a sprung Maple wood floor and will hold up to 120 people or 90 seated.

Kitchen: Suitable for basic cooking and serving refreshments, snacks, or light meals with most modern appliances. Fridge, Cooker, Microwave, Kettle and Water Urn. Crockery is available, but is limited.

Toilets & Lobby: Accessible to all, including disabled toilet and a baby changing table.

Outdoor Areas: To the left of the hall is a small field which can be used for outdoor activities. There is also a fenced play area which can be used although you are unable to book for sole use.

Hire Fees are inclusive of ....

Use of Tables, Chairs, Kitchen, Crockery and Toilets are not chargeable; All we ask is that you ensure that tables and chairs are wiped clean, all crockery is washed and put away correctly after use.

For more information on the availability please view the BOOKING DIARY below, then go to SINGLE EVENT or a REGULAR EVENT to find out how to book the hall and more information.


Here is the village hall bookings diary showing all events taking place at the hall. If you are planning an event, we suggest you check the diary and contact the booking clerk before contacting any entertainer or sending out invitations. This diary is updated normally once a week as events are confirmed and fees paid.

Charges - from 1st April 2022

General Hire - per hour (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £11.50
Weekend & BH - £14.50

General Hire - per day (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £175
Weekend & BH - £215

Commercial Hire - per hour (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £15.50
Weekend & BH - £16.50

Commercial Hire - per day (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £235
Weekend & BH - £255

Regular Hire & Single Charity event - per hour (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £9.50
Weekend & BH - £11.50

Registered Charity - per hour (8am - midnight):
Weekday - £8.00
Weekend & BH - £9.50

Children's Parties
£48.00 for 4 hours including setup and clear up

Wedding Package
£420.00 Friday 7pm, all day Saturday & until 11am Sunday

New Years Extension
£27.50 up to 1am new years day

Extra Clear up Session
£38.50 up to 11am Sunday

Damage Deposit
£110.00 to £150.00 held as separate cheque taken on all non-regular bookings

Please note: If the hall is left in an unsatisfactory condition a cleaning charge of £38 (to cover the first hours cleaning and administration) will be taken from your damage deposit.