Village Hall, Church Lane, Frome, BA11 5LQ, Somerset, England

The Village Hall stands opposite the church in this delightful setting on the edge of Selwood Forest. It is known locally as the 'Jewel in the Forest'. It was formerly the village school and Headmaster’s house built c 1880 and is Grade II listed. It is famous for hosting “The Woodlanders” music hall production during October. This is the longest running Music Hall in Somerset having started in 1977 No Discos. In the Spring there is a beautiful show of daffodils on the lane up to the hall which were planted in celebration of the Millennium. The hall is renowned for its highly popular Cream Teas available every Sunday in August. The hall is available for hire. It can accommodate 60 people seated at tables with a further 10 helpers. There is a well equipped bar and kitchen. Parking is situated adjacent to the hall and the lawn can be made available for outside use by arrangement with the caretaker. Hiring Rates: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Basic Information

Hall Type
village hall
Year Built
Year Refurbished
Overall Capacity
Seating Capacity

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

  • Wedding
  • Party
  • Reunion
  • Anniversary
  • Training
  • Children's Party
  • Local Community Meeting
  • Societies and Clubs
  • Music Event
  • Theatre Production
  • Christenings / Blessings
  • Wakes
  • Fitness Classes / Yoga
  • Educational Pursuits
  • Church Event / Choir Practice
  • School Events
  • Naming Ceremonies
  • Film Shoots


  • Staging
  • Main Hall
  • Small Hall
  • Committee Room
  • Entrance
  • Lounge Bar
  • Servery
  • Kitchen
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Changing Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Outside Space
  • Parking


  • Urn
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Piano
  • Black-Out Facility
  • Projector
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Fire Alarms
  • Intruder Alarm
  • Sound Equipment
  • Cutlery
  • Tea Crockery
  • Dinner Crockery
  • Glassware

Availability and Hire Costs

Availability: Weekdays, weekends, evening, public holidays (Not Christmas or Boxing Day)

Hire Costs: ■ 9.00am - 7pm Main Hall/bar kitchen £12ph ■ 7.00pm - midnight Main Hall/kitchen/bar £18ph ■ Wedding (3 days) £450 Bar staff can be supplied extra £10 per hour if requested when booking £100 deposit may be required. Heating (may incur an extra charge October to March) (A reduction may apply for residents in the Parish) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sara Charlton

This listing was last updated: 16/01/2020

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Hall Notices

  • 2017

    25th November  Soup and Pud 12 noon till 2 pm £5

    1st December Good Old Sing-a-Long with The Woodlanders at  7.30 pm £6

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