phone 07864 547453
email info@staplehurstvc.org
Welcome to Staplehurst Village Centre

The heart of the Staplehurst community.

icon WHAT CAN BE BOOKED

Currently we have 2 main halls that can be booked, in addition to our snooker room and offices.

The South Hall can accommodate up to 80 people for an event or up to 100 if a seated audience. Our North Hall is larger and can accommodate up to 130 for an event or up to 200 seated. Both halls have tables and chairs available in addition to a fully fitted kitchen.

People have used halls for conferences, weddings, private parties and events such running meets and keep fit. Contact the Village Centre bookings clerk by phone or e-mail: book@staplehurstvc.org for details.


icon HIVE OF ACTIVITY

The Village Centre is a hive of different activities ranging from playgroup, ballet, martial arts, fitness and drama sessions. There are also one-off events that change monthly so please keep your eye on our Facebook page to keep up to date.


icon HOW TO GET IN TOUCH

If you want to know about booking a hall, snooker session or anything else about the Village Centre then please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Village Centre management team (all volunteers).

If you want to book a place on a particular activity or just find out more about it then please contact the organiser directly using the contact details shown in the section below.


FIND OUT ABOUT...

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  • BOOKING A HALL
    Contact the : Village Centre

    We currently have 2 halls which can be booked - the North Hall and the South Hall. Both have a kitchen and WCs and the South Hall even has a ballet barre. People have used halls for conferences, weddings, private parties and events such running meets and keep fit. Contact the Village Centre bookings clerk by phone or e-mail: book@staplehurstvc.org for details.

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  • THE UNDER FIVE PLAYGROUP
    Contact the organiser : Melanie Riley

    A community playgroup providing a safe and secure environment with a high adult/child ratio where children from 2½ to 5 years learn through play. We are Ofsted inspected and a registered charity (no. 802551). Our sessions are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 12:00 in the South Hall, Village Centre. A lunch club runs on Monday and Wednesday until 1pm. For further details please contact Melanie Riley on 07792 938947 or email us at admin@staplehurstunder5.co.uk.

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  • WOMEN'S INSTITUTE
    Contact the organiser : Gillian Stacey or Pam Payne

    We are a busy, friendly group who meet at 7.30pm in the South Hall, Village Centre on the second Tuesday of each month. Visitors are always welcome - £2.00. We offer a friendly gathering where we take part in visits, training courses and entertainment. Please contact either: Gillian Stacey, President, Tel no. 01580 892861 or Pam Payne, Secretary, Tel no. 01580 892401.

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  • PLAYING SNOOKER
    Contact the : Village Centre

    The snooker club is no longer running but the snooker room with its excellent full-sized table is still available to hire for a 3-hour session. Contact the Village Centre bookings clerk by phone or e-mail: book@staplehurstvc.org for details.

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  • HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
    Contact the organiser : Sue de St-Jorre

    Staplehurst Horticultural Society strives to engage with the local community and in particular with local children in order to promote an interest in gardening and rural matters in general. We hold monthly meetings in the Village Centre with illustrated talks, raffles, refreshments etc as well as a number of annual events. Contact Sue de St-Jorre (01580 893922) for more details.

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  • YOGA
    Contact the organiser : Emily Norgrove

    Classes will be taking place every Tuesday (7:15-8:15pm); Thursday (6:15-7:15pm and another from 7:30-8:30pm); and a new class on the last Sunday of each month (17.15-20:30pm). Call Emily on 07725 211464 or visit her facebook page. Due to popular demand, other sessions are likely in future - booking essential.

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  • JACK DAVIDSON - CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
    Contact the organiser : Jack Davidson

    We have many classes for Children devised to be well structured, informative and most importantly, fun. We aim to give a modern approach to teaching whilst encouraging individualism, growth and ambition.

    Thursdays - 4:30-5:15pm Ballroom and Latin; 5:15-6:00pm Latin formation.

    Saturdays - 9:00-9:45am Street Dance; 9:45-10:30am Musical theatre; 10:30-11:15am Ballroom and Latin; 11:15am-1:00pm Latin formation

    Contact Jack on 07863 132920 or email jack.star.davidson@googlemail.com

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  • BOOT CAMP
    Contact the organiser : Amanda Jones

    Start your week as you mean to go on - one hour of intense yet fun Boot Camp workout - Monday mornings 09.15 to 10.15. And now we have an evening session on Wednesday which starts at 19.30.

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  • PIZZA D'ONORE
    Contact the head chef : Luca

    Every Thursday evening a little piece of real Italian cooking comes to Staplehurst. Watch Luca create a lovely pizza with his wood-fired stove - quality food made fresh in front of your eyes. Just turn up at the van at the Village Centre or call ahead and pick up - make sure you call early if you want to order by phone - he gets very busy!


GET IN TOUCH

CONTACT THE VILLAGE CENTRE TEAM:

icon 1 High Street, Staplehurst, TN12 0BJ.

icon 2 07864 547453

icon 3www.staplehurstvc.org

info@staplehurstvc.org

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