To view or book the hall call 07772 008506 or 07941 458628. Or you can submit a booking enquiry form and remember to include your telephone number. 

For all other enquiries; to send photos of your event; or make an update to the site, please contact 


Defibrillator Training

The New Hall has a new defibrillator and Chairman Robert Holland organised a training session with Rother Responders on Monday 26 March. It was a fantastic response with over 40 people attending and we can’t praise everyone in our community enough for being so caring and responsive. To give you an idea of how what a fantastic you are, a couple of recent training events by Rother Responders in the Rother area had 0 and 6 attendees. What a remarkable town!

Christmas Fair

A wonderful Fair and thank you to everyone who helped and attended. The team raised a tremendous £1,400. 

Calendar of Events

See what’s on and use the calendar to check availability.

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Date/Time Event
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sequence Dancers
9:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rye Indoor Bowls Club
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Foam Talk
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC Cricket Teas
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hall cleaning
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
St Michaels Hospice Teas
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rye Indoor Bowls Club

Become a supporter – it’s easy

Set up a standing order online with your Bank or Building Society and choose how much you give. Whatever the amount you choose, whether it’s £1 a week or £10, £20 or £100 a year, it will be a gift for everyone.

Our Bank details for setting up an online Standing Order are:

Winchelsea Village Hall
Natwest Bank

Acc No: 59129115
Sort Code: 60 18 09

Hiring the Hall

For just £13 per hour, individuals can hire a large, light and airy hall, with a stage, kitchen, dance floor, heating and lighting. The standard commercial rate is £15 per hour. There is a regular booking discount of £10 per hour: You must book and pay for a minimum of 10 sessions a year.


The hall has an entertainment licence, so you can perform, play music and watch films in the hall. The hall has an alcohol licence, but you may have to take out a temporary licence. 


The Christmas Fair raised £1400. Well done to everyone who made it happen and attended. We received a Grant of £5,000 towards a new heating boiler and new curtains. Thankyou Innogy Renewables UK Ltd and their Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm Trust.


We have a large stage, with professional lighting and a hall capacity of 120 seats, with standing room too.

Dance floor

Our hall has a superb dance floor. People come from miles around specially to enjoy using it.


Our kitchen has 2 cookers, 2 fridges, 2 serving hatches and sets of crockery and glasses for over a 100 sittings. The water boiler is new and brilliantly efficient.

Outdoor access

We have a decking area outside, which overlooks the cricket ground and beautiful views into the Brede Valley, with plenty of walks.

Hearing loop

We have very good acoustics in the hall and now we have a hearing loop too, so that people with hearing impediments can hear lectures, speeches and music.

Maintenance, repairs and improvements

We have a new front door! This gives easier access to people with less agility; improves sound-proofing from the road; and cuts down on draft and rattling. 

Some of our latest work on the hall has been ELECTRIC!  Not only have we carried out standard maintenance and repairs, we’ve added new lighting with a dimmer switch, so evening events can have soft and subtle lighting.