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Upwey Old School Village Hall

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A Victorian village school building has become Upwey's Village Hall. It is a Listed Building with charm and character, nestling in the valley, a stone's throw from the Wishing Well, where the river Wey starts.

The hall is famous for the creative activities that are hosted there, with many classes and workshops, together with exhibitions and film shows. It is almost unique in having a fully functioning Pottery workshop on the premises, where the Upwey Potters and other local artists and craftspeople teach ceramics and sculpture.

The hall is available for private and public functions, both one-off events and as regular bookings. Up to 65 people can be seated for social events and up to 150 with standing room only! There is a full premises licence, including permission for 24 hour a day alcohol retailing, dancing, performances and even mud wrestling!

Thanks to the DCA Connecting Dorset scheme, the hall boasts a wireless broadband internet connection and a laptop is available for use by hirers.

Contact Details
Hall Address: 
Upwey Old School Village Hall Church Street Upwey Weymouth Dorset DT3 5QE
Hall Directions: 
On the B3159 from Upwey to Martinstown, next door to the Wishing Well Cafe and Water Gardens, which has Brown Signs.
Daytime Availability?: 
Our hall is well used during the day in the week but enquiries are welcome
Booking Contact Name: 
Fil Cooke
Booking Contact Phone: 
01305 812665
Booking Contact Email:
Not Hallmark quality accredited
Hallmark Rating: 
Hall Capacity
Capacity: Conference Style: 
Capacity: Seminar: 
Capacity: Banquet: 
Capacity: Party: 
Capacity: Second Room: 
Capacity: Car Park: 


Disabled Access and Toilet: 
Our hall provides full facilities for the disabled
Loop System: 
Our hall does not have a loop system installed
Use of bar subject to extra charge
Kitchen included in the hall hire charge
The hall has no stage facilities
Changing Rooms: 
The hall has no changing rooms
Sports Area: 
The hall does not have an outside sports/play area
PA Sound System: 
Use of sound system included in hire charge
AV Presentation System: 
Use of AV system subject to extra charge
Wireless Internet: 
Use of wifi included in hire charge
Picture hanging system installed.
There is a nearby contractor who can provide catering
Bar Staff: 
The user must use an approved person to supervise their bar
Room Set-up: 
The user is responsible for their own set-up
Cleaning Up: 
The user is responsible for cleaning up after their event
Upwey Old School Village Hall from main road
A Member of DVHA