Architect's drawing of early concept of new Village Hall, 1973
Herbie Goddard, Chair of Village Hall Committee and Parish Council, topping out Village Hall
F.G.Standfield, Vice Chair of the Village Hall and the man who first put the proposal to sell off the Institute and build a new Village Hall. He died in March 2007.
Carol Kelly, Jenny Wheeler(Queen of the Hall) Diana Adams websize
John Sparrow, fund-raiser for the new village hall, with Queen of the Hall.
R to L William Douglas Home,John Sparrow, Lady Dacre, early 1970s
Dance at Tosdevines' barn, while VIllage Hall was being built. On left, George Young, Arthur & Sheila Newbury on right, front row. Andy and Carol Powney, back row. Help with identification of others would be most welcome.
County to get protest over village Halls, Basingstoke Gazette April 1974
Dance in VIllage Hall. left to right, John and Jean Berry, John Witt
Jenny's parents at Scouts dinner. Left to right, Mr Fielder (Kath Barrow's father), Leslie and Janet Witt.
Fancy dress outside Village Hall
At the Opening of the Under-9s playground in the grounds of the Village Hall, 1996, standing, left to right, Jean Rockett, Joan Haines, Brigadier John Simpson (Chair of VH Committee), Monique Aldridge, Wilson Atkinson (Chair, Parish Council), Freddie Standfield, Peter Street, Rev Peter Wadsworth, (seated) Susan Hull, to her right, Zara Kitcher
Garden Club Annual Show in Village hall, cup winners. On left, Admiral Dennis Mason, on right, Paddy Mason and Jane Atkinson.
1995 anniversary party for Village Hall. Included in the front row, Lettice Ross, Freddie Standfield, Wilson Atkinson
Reg Files (on right, with grey hair, leaning back) with villagers at Village Hall event
Parish Annual Forum in large hall
Dinner to celebrate the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar 2005.
Dinner wit horse races projected on screen.
Race night in Village Hall, fundraising for Cricket Club. Wilson Atkinson on R.
On the last Friday of each month from September to April, a movie has been screened in the Village hall courtesy the charity Moviola.
Tea and cakes in the Village Hall. The moneys raised go towards the maintenance of the Hall.
Village Hall 2013
Photograph taken in 2013
The Village Hall was built after the Institute was sold off in 1973. The full story is available as a PDF, click here.