BALCOMBES HILL, GOUDHURST, TN17 1AJ
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Judith Farnfield 07760 181645
An ideal hall in a perfect setting, for:
- PUBLIC MEETINGS
- STAGE PRODUCTIONS
- BUSINESS MEETINGS
- WEDDING RECEPTIONS
- CHRISTENING CELEBRATIONS
- CLUB & ORGANISATION MEETINGS<
- SEMINARS AND COMMITTEES
- MUSIC RECITALS
- EDUCATIONAL CLASSES
The Main Hall
For public entertainments the main hall is licensed to hold up to 150 persons. It has a good wooden floor area of 167 m2 and is well lit by both natural and artificial light.
It is equipped with a suspended lighting rig capable of powering up to 24 lamps. A basic public address system and up to six lamps and dimmers and basic public address system are available for hire by special arrangement.
A small mobile stage can be readily positioned wherever required in the room. 20 tables to seat six persons at each, with 120 upholstered chairs, are available for use.
The Jessel Room
On the upper floor, this room is ideal for small group activities, committees and business meetings. It has flexible seating arrangements and with a floor area of 35 m2 is designed to accommodate up to about 30 persons.
It does not offer access to the kitchen but does have its own tea/coffee making facilities. Controls for lighting equipment in the main hall may be operated from here.
The Kitchen and other facilities
There is a well equipped and clean kitchen leading directly off the hall with:
- Ample work surfaces
- Electric Range
- Microwave oven
- Kettle and urn
- Basic crockery and cutlery (full place settings for 120 persons – at a small extra charge)
There are no restrictions regarding the consumption of alcohol in the hall excepting if it is to be sold when a licence must be obtained from the licensing officer at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Smoking is prohibited by law anywhere within the hall; however a designated smoking area is provided with cigarette end bins outside the main door.
There is a designated area for car parking, ramp to the main entrance and disabled toilet facilities off the main hall.
There is parking for approximately eight cars on site and a public car park in Balcombes Hill about 75 m from the Hall. There are no parking restrictions in Goudhurst and plenty of on-road parking is available.
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No booking deposits are required but we do request and trust any cancellations are made as early as is possible. A damage deposit may be requested at the discretion of the Booking Officer.
Charges for the main hall include the use of kitchen facilities, furniture, lighting, use of dressing rooms and heating. Time for preparation and tidying-up must be included in periods of hire. Crockery and cutlery is available for hire.
Please contact the booking officer for current prices. CONCESSIONARY RATES are for personal use by residents and clubs based in the Parish of Goudhurst, Kilndown & Curtisden Green and registered charitable organisations.
The Jessel Room does not have access to the kitchen but has tea/coffee making facilities.
The Main Hall is licensed for up to 200 persons standing, or, up to 150 seated, or, up to 120 seated at tables. The maximum ceiling height is approximately 7m. The Jessel Room has seating for up to 30 personsREGISTERED CHARITY NO. 302751