A Registered Charity

The Forest Row Village Hall is a registered charity, number: 1166254. This means that ALL monies raised through the activities of the Village Hall are re-invested into it’s upkeep and administration.

Charitable Statement

Here below is the charitable objects statement as presented to the Charity Commission:

“The provision and maintenance of the Village Hall for the use of the inhabitants of Forest Row and the neighbourhood without distinction of political, religious or other opinions, including use for meetings, lectures and classes and for other forms of recreation and leisure-time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.”

Active Fundraising Projects

Currently, the Forest Row Village Hall Management Committee is actively raising funds for the following projects.

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The Village Hall was last fully decorated in the 1960’s! Time for a new coat of paint please!

Project to update the Freshfield Hall Kitchen Windows

Freshfield Kitchen Windows

The windows in the Freshfield kitchen and lobby are in need of replacing.

Fundraising project for the Peter Griffits Hall floor

Peter Griffits Hall Floor

The floor in the Peter Griffits Hall requires replacement. Repairs may be necessary to the underneath of the floor.

Local Supporters

The bulk of the income raised by the Village Hall is through event hosting. Further fundraising activities are necessary however to cover costs, these include Management Committee events (e.g. Quiz Night), application to local and national charity funds, as well as local Forest Row supporters.

Local Business Supporters

The management of the Village Hall requires the services and advice of a wide range of businesses, from accountancy to garden services. Wherever possible the Village Hall engages local businesses, and is very grateful for all the support received!

Regular Hall Hirers & Local Clubs

Regular hirers and local clubs, the lifeblood of the Village Hall!