Ferring Village Hall is a Community facility; it has been designed to be as flexible as possible to meet the varying needs of the local community. It contains a spacious Main Hall and two separate meeting rooms called the Club Room and the Griffin Room. Each of these three rooms has a separate kitchen facility. The rooms are centrally heated and are naturally ventilated. The Hall has been designed in accordance with current regulations for disabled parking, disabled access and a disabled toilet.
Ferring Village Hall has attained a HALLMARK1 quality of standards scheme for village halls as certified by ACRE (Action in Rural Sussex). A copy of the certificate can be viewed under Downloads.
The Village Hall and rooms are available for hire every day between the hours of 8am and midnight or at such other times as the Management Committee may specifically allow.
“Ferring Village Hall uses personal data for the purposes of managing the hall, its bookings and finances, fundraising, running and marketing events of the hall, staff employment and its fundraising activities. Data may be retained for up to 7 years or longer where required (eg: by our insurers). If you would like to find out more about how we use your personal data or want to see a copy of information about you that we hold, please contact the Hall Secretary”
The Village Hall is an ideal venue for a variety of activities including:
- Club and society meetings
- Amateur dramatic societies
- Arts groups
- Dancing and music
- Bridge and chess
- Computer groups
- Receptions for weddings, children’s parties etc.
- Business meetings, conferences, sales, promotions and corporate events
The Village Hall has a wide and flexible range of facilities including:
- The Main Hall with seating for 140 people, a wooden dance floor and a stage at one end of the Hall. The Main Hall has a separate kitchen and its own wc’s.
- The Club Room with seating for 60 people and a separate kitchen facility.
- The Griffin Room with seating for 25 people and a separate kitchenette.
- Parking at the front of the Main Hall for 8 cars plus a disabled parking bay.
- Wi-Fi access in the Main Hall, Club Room and Griffin Room. Connect to Wi-Fi network Ferring Village Hall and the password is Griffin1.
Newsletter from the Booking Secretary
COVID 19 - UPDATE
We held our Trustee meeting on the 9th September and it was agreed in principle that we now have the protocols, signage and hygiene standards in place. However, it will be a three stage return and we will continue to have a chat on a one on one basis with the organizers of each group who are wishing to return. We will discuss the feasibility as to the size of the group and the type of movement which takes place, and the day, time and room required. Due to the recent announcement from Boris we now await National Guidelines from our governing body. Any further use is always subject to local and national infection rates and we may need to close again at short notice.
It would be great if the Club Room were available for the groups who prefer this room. However, we need to be sure to have a cleaning programme in place which fits scheduling and protects the community and other users. I anticipate the Griffin Room and Kitchens will be out of action for some time.
Stage three we were hoping could be a possibility for November, but I am sure you appreciate it is not going to be easy to plan ahead. For those of you who we have
already met we will be back in touch, and can confirm it is our intention dependent on any further notices from the government to be able to proceed with your bookings, and again subject to no change in infection rates.
Please note our Website and Facebook pages will be updated over the weekend with our Ferring Village Hall Covid-19 Incident Action Plan, which we hope shows how we are approaching our responsibilities to protect you all, and how your Trustees are working hard to bring confidence back into our community.
In the meantime please contact the booking secretary if you wish to arrange a time to come along to the hall to have a chat.
A full risk analysis is also underway, as well as new terms of hire for our users. Please take a look at
for our revised standard terms of hire as well as our new special Covid-19 terms, which outline the protocols and responsibilities for ensuring everybody can be as confident as possible that it will be safe to return to their favourite activities.
A copy of our Covid-19 Incident action plan can be found under Downloads or by clicking here