BOOKING INFORMATION

RESPONSIBILITY & CHARGES

Southrepps Village Hall Committee reserve the right to charge a cash deposit of up to £150 for each booking.

  1. The responsible person is defined as the person who is the main booker of the event and this person is fully liable for all costs.  The main booker must be over the age of 25.

  2. The hirer will be responsible for leaving the hall in a condition not inferior to the condition of the hall on arrival.

  3. The full hire fee will be chargeable in the event of a cancelation less than 7 days prior to the booking.

  4. Southrepps Village Hall committee cannot be held responsible for any equipment, materials belonging to yourselves or other organisations during the event.  You are to ensure suitable insurance is covered for all said items.

  5.  Southrepps Village Hall Committee reserves the right to levy additional charges should the hall not be left in a satisfactory state.

 

TEMPORARY EVENTS LICENCE TENs

Southrepps Village Hall does not have a licence to sell alcohol and you will need to apply for TENs licence from North Norfolk District Council.  In summary below is what you need a licence for.

 

Alcohol

The licensable activities are:

  • the sale by retail of alcohol;

  • the supply of alcohol by or on behalf of a club to, or to the order of, a member of a club;

  • the provision of regulated entertainment; and

  • the provision of late night refreshment.

 

Entertainment

Regulated entertainment, subject to specified conditions and exemptions, includes:

(a)  a performance of a play;

(b)  an exhibition of a film;

(c)  an indoor sporting event;

(d)  a boxing or wrestling entertainment;

(e)  a performance of live music;

(f)  any playing of recorded music;

(g)  a performance of dance;

(h)  entertainment of a similar description to that falling within (e), (f) or (g).

 

Please go to North Norfolk District website for more information. Simply search TENS North Norfolk District Council and it will take you directly to the page.

 

FURNITURE

The village hall provides ample tables and chairs for your event.  We ask that:

  1. TABLES can be found is two corners of the hall.  They can be heavy so be careful when lifting.  Please ensure all tables are wiped down and free from cello tape etc.  They should be returned to 10 tables each corner top.

  2. CHAIRS should be stacked at either end of the hall in stacks no higher than 6 chairs.  Please DO NOT drag chairs across the floor as they can scratch the wooden floor, there is a chair trolleys available.

  3. SMALL TABLES should be stacked on the stage.

  4. CURTAINS

    1. Stage curtains should be left closed.

    2. Window curtains should be left open

 

CLEANING

The hall should be returned in the same clean condition as you found it. 

  1. All floors should be swept free of debris

    1. DO NOT MOP THE PARQUET FLOORING in main hall.  If water has been spilt please clear it up immediately as it can ruin the floor

    2. Vacuums, brooms and mops are available in the cupboard to the left of the stage.

  2. All bins should be emptied and your rubbish taken away with you. There is a glass recycling bin opposite the doors.

    1. The committee decided on this action to keep hire costs down and your co-operation is appreciated.

    2. A charge of £10 will be made for disposal of any rubbish left in the hall or car park after your event.

  3. Kitchen should be left clean and tidy with everything put back in its relevant place.

    1. There is a dishwasher (instructions in kitchen) and clean tea towels are in the drawer.

    2. There should be no washing up left – relevant equipment is provided for washing up.

    3. The cookers should be left clean and without food residue.

 

SAFETY

Your safety is paramount in our venue and it is the Hirer’s responsibility that their own safety as well as those persons attending is ensured.

  1. The responsible person must ensure that emergency exits are not obstructed.

  2. The responsible person must make those persons attending the event fully aware of what to do in case of fire. See emergency evacuation instructions posted in the hall.

  3. NO SMOKING – it is illegal to smoke on these premises.

  4. Naked flames – please ensure that any candles are held in fire resistant vessels.

 

NOISE

Please remember that the village hall is in a residential area.

  1. NOISE - Music played in the hall must be at a volume so it is inaudible at a distance of 40 m from the hall. Doors and windows should be kept shut.  All loud music must be off by 11pm.  Unless you have a Temporary Events Licence and even then we would ask for all loud music to be off by 12am.

  2. Please keep noise to a minimum when leaving.

 

EXTERNAL AREAS

If external area used for the event, then this must be left free from debris (not limited to waste, cigarette butts etc.)

 

ON LEAVING

It is the Responsible Person’s role to ensure that the village hall is left in the condition it was when first entering.  To ensure the safety of the village hall please ensure:

 

Kitchen
  1. WATER HEATER - Switch off the water heater (switch located right hand side of the sink)

  2. DISHWASHER - If you have used the dishwasher ensure the bung is removed and clean as per instructions on the wall behind the dish washer.

  3. CROCKERY & CUTLERY - Return crockery etc to where you found it.

  4. OVENS - off ovens at main switch

  5. Ensure back door to kitchen is closed and windows closed.

  6. Please close kitchen door on leaving.

 

Main Hall
  1. Patio doors are locked with curtains open

  2. Back door (leading to car park) is closed

  3. All lights in hall are switched off.

  4. Main hall doors are closed.

 

General
  1.  Turn off all lights with the exception the car park flood light which is PIR controlled.

  2. Ensure that all taps are turned off in the toilet areas.

  3. Entrance doors (both of them) are closed.

  4. Return the key to the Vernon Arms.

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