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MARCH 2020.


All planned events/bookings at the Village Hall have been cancelled


Telephone either -

Kenita Smith              Telephone 01553 842147


                 Amanda Hart             Telephone 01553 841236


VILLAGE HALL - Report for 2018: To Parish Council

The hall is in use most days of the week for a variety of activities

. National Childbirth Trust (pre-school play group)
. Scouts
. Keep fit,
. Country and Western.
. Gun Club
. Local and National Elections
. Parish Council Meetings
. The hall is also used by East Winch Church for various events,
including a cornmunity hour and laying on a meal for carers.

Unfortunately two of the halls regular clubs The Short Mat bowls
Club ceased operation half way through the year, and at the end of
the year the Saturday Auction moved its operation to Narborough.
lncome generated from hall hire for 2018 was £9,121 compared to £10,020 for 2O17

Expenses for 2018 were £11,178 compared to £6702 in 2017

Expenditure over income was £2,057

Electrical work identified as priority l and 2 in the inspection report
carried out in 2017 was completed.

All fire escape doors were replaced.

The overall financial position of the hall remains healthy, total assets
at year-end 2018 were £21,095 compared to £23,O76 for 2O17.


Our regular clubs continue to thrive: - See more here


Pat Lowings's Keep Fit for the over 55s is enjoyed by ladies from East Winch and surrounding villages. Offering light exercise to music, the class runs between 2pm and 3pm. Please call me - 01553 842453 - if you would like any further information.

We have a new club on Tuesday. Jenny Thornhill's Country and Western evening meets each week, between 8pm and 11pm. Come along to enjoy a social evening listening and dancing to live music. Call Jenny on 07837 306621 if you would like to know more.

The National Childbirth Trust meets every week at 10.00am for two hours. Mums and small children make friends and have fun and games. Please call in at the hall if you are interested.

  • The Village Hall has also been pleased to host the following events and meetings during the year:

      • Parish Council meetings

      • Church annual harvest festival supper

      • West Norfolk cycling club meetings and social evenings

      • RSPCA arts and crafts weekend

      • Local Children's drama group and

      • various children's and family parties

East Winch Village Hall is here for you to enjoy - either by attending any of the regular clubs and also if you wish to hold your own special event.

The Trustees are grateful to all who have chosen to use the hall during the year and would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a peaceful 2015.

Short Mat Bowls Club was closed down with effect from the end of September 2018. having been running for perhaps 30 years. The numbers attending had fallen to the point where it was no longer viable.