The Appleton Thorn Village Hall
The Village Hall is in the centre of the village and in the 'Heart of the Community' It is a private members club and is easy to join (see membership form).
Regular events in the hall include live music and the very popular Beer Festival held in October each year (see Bar) for more details, plus Summer BBQ'S, race nights, Christmas quiz, dogs Christmas party to name but a few.
The lounge bar is a comfortable seating area with soft lighting and is reserved for its members to relax and enjoy and therefore not available to hire.
A Bar service is available with all adult Saturday evening parties and Christenings held on a Sunday afternoon. It has a full alcohol and entertainment license and offers a wide choice of Real Ale Beers and Ciders together with Spirits , Wines and Soft drinks. The Bar is open to member every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7.30 and Sunday lunch from 1 - 4 (see Bar).
This is the room that is available for hire for all occasions. The dimensions are 5.25 x 10 m. and it has a private Bar facility. It can accommodate up to 80 people and there are tables and chairs available for this number. There is also a Dart Board for members to use during normal Bar opening times and a large wall mounted T.V.
This room is made available for all Saturday evening parties and Sunday afternoon Christenings celebrations. The Pool Table is covered with a board and can be used as a separate space to present a Buffet spread for the party/occasion held in the Main Hall. There is also a large opening hatch from the Kitchen into this room which can be used to serve hot food straight from the Kitchen.
During normal Bar opening times the Pool Table is available for members to use at their leisure.
This is a well stocked room and as part of any booking you will have exclusive access of all its amenities which include Electric Cooker, Fridge, Microwave, Kettles and an assortment of Crockery and Utensils.
These include Ladies, Gents and an Accessible WC with a Baby Changing facility installed.
At the rear of the building there is an enclosed Beer Garden/ Picnic area surrounded by fairy lights in the evening with garden chairs and tables . Also three large BBQ's which are used to host Family gatherings at weekends throughout the Summer months.
Beyond the Beer Garden/Picnic Area is a large open field which is used for various events throughout the year including Dog Shows , Sports Days and the long celebrated Appleton Thorn Bawming Day held on the 3rd Saturday of June each year (see Bawming Day).