Village Halls Week 2019
A celebration of rural communities
“The village halls and community buildings network is so vital to the fabric and wellbeing of any community and we are very proud to continue to support the volunteers and infrastructure which is crucial to their continuation.”Lynn Gibson
Village Halls Week is an annual and national campaign to celebrate rural community spaces and the people whose time and dedication keep them going.
Organised by ACRE and the ACRE Network (including Community First), the campaign runs from the 22nd – 28th January each year and sees a huge variety of events happening across England.
We will keep this page updated throughout #VillageHallsWeek with events from village halls across Wiltshire and Swindon. If you would like to join us in celebrating your local village hall or community building in Wiltshire or Swindon, you can also download a toolkit including a banner for your website and social media accounts, as well as a poster template to let everyone know what is happening in your village hall during Village Halls Week 2019!
Village Halls Week Toolkit
Would you like to promote your village hall during #VillageHallsWeek? Click the button below to download a poster template and a banner for your website or social media. Help us spread the word about the vital role village halls play in local communities.
Remember to check your downloads folder for the ZIP file.
Village Halls Week Fun Facts
Village Halls Week Events
22nd – 28th January 2019
Leigh Park Community Centre (Westbury)
A variety of exercise classes and community activities
Leigh Park Community Centre in Westbury is host to a variety of activities and group excerise classes during Village Halls Week, including Zumba, Tai Chi and Quilting. The community centre has recently launched a programme of FREE exercise classes (funded via LACE-UP) for a variety of age groups, including Family Fitness, Toddler Fun Fitness, Post-Natal Pilates and Over 50’s Flexibility & Core.
Forore information vist: Leigh Park Community Centre
24th January 2019
Shalbourne Village Hall
24th – 26th January 2019
Southwick Village Hall
25th – 27th January 2019
Wootton Bassett Light Operatic Society
Dick Whittington Eighties Style
Evening Performance 7pm for 7.30pm start on Friday and Saturday evening. Matinee Performances are on Saturday 2pm for 2.30pm start and Sunday matinee is 3.30pm for a 4.00pm start.
The venue is The Memorial Hall, Royal Wootton Bassett.
For tickets telephone 01793 855473
How are you celebrating #VillageHallsWeek?
To help boost awareness of village halls and community buildings across the county, we would like to share events and activities that you have planned to celebrate Village Halls Week 2019! Your events can also be shared with ACRE as part of its #VillageHallsWeek calendar.
If you would like to share an event or activity on this page or as part of the Village Halls Week campaign, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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