Check the availability of the hall in our Hall Diary by selecting ‘Calendar in the top menu bar, then do one of the following:
- * Call our booking secretary 07748 791544, if no answer please leave a message
- * Email Booking Office
- * Complete and submit the enquiry form on our Bookings page
Once you have ascertained that the hall is available, download (from here) and complete the booking form; then either:
Once this booking form is received our booking secretary will confirm your booking
Please call or email our booking secretary who can arrange for you to be shown around.
Yes see below
The Main hall is approx 14m x 5m, height 5.8m (46ft x 16ft, height 19ft)
The Balcony is 4m x 4m (12ft by 12ft)
The Billiard room is approx. 10m x 5.5m, height 3.9m (35ft by 18ft, height 13ft)
We also have a small stage with step access from the inner hall.
Yes we have a small outside space behind the Billiard room where a Hog roast could be set up. BUT please note that this is not a play area.
Yes you can have a bouncy castle in the main hall but please see our special event guidelines taking note that your supplier must have their own Public Liability insurance.
The hall and the hall car park are non-smoking areas.
No, we do not have a garden
No, under no circumstances are fireworks permitted including grounds surrounding or connected to the hall
The main hall is licenced for 100 people and the Billiard room for 50 people.
If the whole hall is booked then the maximum is for 150 people.
However, please also take into account the numbers of chairs, tables etc and of course the number of parking spaces.
The hirer shall avoid excessive noise after 10pm and ensure that all music is finished by 11pm to comply with our licence... 11.45 pm is the time that ALL activities should stop, unless you have permission from the APHMC. This includes all entertainment, cleaning, packing up, closing down, the hall MUST BE CLOSED AT 12.00 MIDNIGHT.
The hall has no provision for removal of rubbish.
It's up to the hall hirers to dispose of any rubbish left (including soiled nappies). All rubbish must be removed from the premises. Any rubbish left after the hiring of the hall may incur charges for the disposal.
Please see end of hire instructions which will be sent to you nearer the time of your event.
About a week prior to your hire date you will be sent key collection / return instructions.
Please note the hire time include set up and clear-up time. The key must be returned at the end of your hire, i.e. if you finish at midnight the key must be returned by midnight.
No animals or birds (except assistance dogs) are to be brought onto the premises, unless agree in advance by the APHMC.
No animals whatsoever are to enter the kitchen area at any time.
Yes, we have space for 16 - 18 cars if parked carefully with two spaces marked for wheel chair/disabled users at the front and side of the Hall.
Please ensure that the Fire exit doors are not blocked by vehicles.
- We have parking spaces next to the front door specifically for the disabled.
- The Front and side entrances to the hall are the same level as the carpark.
- We also have toilets suitable for disabled users.
Yes we have baby changing facilities in the downstairs toilet near the stage.
Please note: all soiled nappies must be taken away and not put in bins.
Yes, it is kept in the kitchen on the wall opposite the door from the main hall and is clearly marked.
There are no B&B’s in the village, however we do have the Hinds Head Hotel which has rooms in the village and a little further afield (on the A4) there is the Holiday Inn.
Yes Aldermaston Stores is within a short walk from the hall and is opposite the Hinds Head pub
No, we do not have WiFi.
- Aldermaston Parish hall is a registered charity, Number 300110.
- The Parish hall is held in trust and the Aldermaston Parish hall Management Committee (APHMC) manage the hall.
- The day-to-day running is managed by the caretaker, on behalf of the APHMC
Yes, but you must use the hooks on the walls.
No drawing pins, sellotape or blue tack please
There are 50 padded chairs in the main hall, 12 padded chairs in the balcony and 30 padded chairs in the smaller hall (the Billiard room) making a total of 92 chairs if you are booking the whole hall.
In addition we have 28 wooden folding chairs which can be made available on request.
Qty 12 go-pack tables (qty 7 @ 6ft x 27” and qty 5 @ 6ft x24”),
Qty 4 smaller go-pack tables @ 4ft x 2ft.
Qty 8 square card tables– please arrange for these prior to the event as they are kept locked away.
These tables are locked away, please let us know if you need to use them.
- Qty 5 6ft round tables (seat up to 12),
- Qty 2 5ft round tables (seat up to 10)
Please see suggestions below:
Main Hall Table seating capacity using round tables (maximum of 70 people)
Round Tables: 3 x 6ft = 36, 2 x 5ft = 20 = 56 person
(it is possible to sit 70 but at a squash, with no area to move around tables for serving)
plus Balcony: 4 x 6ft go-pak tables = 14 people.
This would leave 8 6ft go-pak tables for use in the Billiard Room (for buffet food/drink)
Main Hall Table seating capacity using 6ft rectangular tables (maximum of 88 people)
Use 12 tables in a horseshoe shape. 2 at top, 5 down each side (making sure not to block doors.)
Maximum of 8 on top tables plus 20 people along both long sides = 80 people
(once tables are laid there will be no space for dishes etc.)
20 people along one long side = 40 people
This would leave no more tables for use in Balcony or Billiard Room.
Main Hall Table seating capacity using 6ft rectangular tables (maximum of 80 people)
Use 10 tables in a herringbone design seating a maximum of 80 people
Maximum at each table along sides and each end = 8 people
(once tables are laid there will be no space for dishes etc.) more comfortably would be
3 on each long side = 6 people therefore seating 60 people in total.
This would leave 2 tables for use in Balcony or Billiard Room.
There would be space for these 2 tables to be set up in front of the stage as a buffet table.
Please see list below:
- Commercial dishwasher
- Large Oven (with grill) and hob
- Plate warmer
- Hot cabinet
- Catering fridge
- Microwave oven
- Qty 2 domestic kettle
- Qty 3 domestic teapots
- Qty 1 8pt catering teapot,
- Oven gloves
- Stainless steel trays
Note: You will need to supply your own tea towels.
There is mixed patterned cutlery for over 80 place settings (knives, forks and desert spoons)
We have china settings of various styles for approx. 80 people. Includes: dinner plates, tea plates, bowls, cups and saucers. We also have 12 small milk jugs, 18 glass ramekins, 8 wooden cheese boards. These are included when hiring kitchen.
We also hire matching bone china & cutlery for £1 per head. We can show you this if you request a hall visit prior to hire.
We have approx.
- 120 flutes
- 60 water glasses
- 8 pint glasses
- 15 half-pint glasses.
We also have qty 5 water jugs.
As long as you are not selling alcohol you do not need a licence; however, you do need to indicate that alcohol will be served on the booking form. You will be held responsible and accountable for any under-age drinking or alcohol-induced misbehaviour on the property including the car park. Please note that we, the Aldermaston Parish Hall Committee do not allow the consumption of alcoholic drinks on site by persons under the age of 18 years