Newland Village Room

Newland Village Room - Newland Village Room (south side)

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Birchamp House
GL16 8NP

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07714 703028

Karen Davies

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Newland Village Room now taking enquiries

We have taken the opportunity of our enforced lockdown to spruce up our lovely little Village Room. We have a brand new range cooker and extra fridge capacity. The Village Room has been awarded Community Status by Gigaclear and now has superfast fibre broadband - approx 300mbps up and down. We are taking enquiries from 1 August. We have undertaken a Covid risk assessment, extra precautions are being taken and hire conditions amended to reflect your obligations

Newland Village Room description

Village Hall / Wedding Venues

Small (1-50)

Friendly village hall with a small ante-room attached. Wood panelled interior with small kitchen with fridge, microwave, Stove range cooker (gas top and elec interior), kettle, crockery and cutlery. Superfast Gigaclear fibre broadband (ideal for small courses). Disability friendly loo. Attractive garden area alongside a pond for over spill area in Summer. Ideal for small gatherings. We have hosted craft sessions, a four day course, Parish Council meetings, tango classes, meditation, a small wedding reception, two baby showers and a Golden Wedding party as well as regular village events. We are taking enquiries from 1 August. Conditions of hire are amended to ensure Covid safety and during Covid-19, numbers are subject to agreement at the time of hire and no more than 50 persons.
Normal Hire: £9 per hour
Weddings and other celebrations - special rates apply. Please enquire

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:






Venue facilities

2 spaces




Yes - Full - Facilities to prepare meal

6 rectangle tables

50 chairs



Other venue facilities

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Latest news:

July 100 Club Draw

2 July 2021

The 100 Club Draw for July will now take place next Thursday at our first non virtual committee meeting for a year and a half, next Thursday 8th July - result posted here

June 100 Club Winners

5 June 2021

The draw took place in The Forest of the Cathedral church yard and was done by author Shoo Rayner. First prize of £52 went to Jennifer Lang and 2nd prize to Matt Forde of £26

100 Club Draw for June

3 June 2021

The June draw will take place in the churchyard in Newland before the play on Saturday 5 June - result posted here. Good luck!!

May 100 Club Draw

11 May 2021

Thanks to Jules Pritchard for doing the draw for us.


First Prize, Shirley Parsloe - £51

Second Prize, Sarah Barrett - £25.50


Next draw will be on Friday 4 June.

Our NVR Flickr Account

3 February 2019

We now have a Village Room Flickr Account: Newland Village Room Flickr Account


If you have any photos of village life, we would love to have them - email to

External Renovations Continue

24 January 2019

The Committee is currently in the process of applying for planning permission to revert to the Village Room being unrendered (its original state) and we hope that repointing and ancillary works will be completed in the first part of 2019

Regular users of this venue:


Contact: Sue Yelland - 07585 122090

The Ladybirds is a ladies' group who meet on the last Thursday of the month, sometimes in the Newland Village Room and  other times at various venues eg bowls alley, pub, garden visit, theatre, cinema

Moving Experience

Contact: Tel: 07474 612701 email:

Newland Parish Council

Contact: Clerk - Richard Crighton Email: Tel: 01594 836454

Document library:

A1 Agenda for AGM 11 August 2021 for 2020

Agenda for AGM 11 August 2021 for 2020

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A2 Minutes of AGM of 2 July 2020

A2 Minutes of AGM of 2 July 2020

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A3 Chair's Report for AGM 11 August 2021

Chair's Report for AGM 11 August 2021

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A4 Treasurer's Report for year ended 31 Dec 20

A4 Treasurer's Report for year ended 31 Dec 20

View: nvr-treasurers-report-2020-from-steveb-002.docx (17,011 kB)

A5 Accounts for AGM 11 August 2021 for 2020

Accounts for AGM 11 August 2021 for 2020

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Floor Plan

Floor Plan

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Newland Village Room AGM Wednesday 11 Aug

Newland Village Room AGM Wednesday 11 August at 7pm

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North Elevation

North Elevation

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South Elevation

South Elevation

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Special Conditions of Hire during Covid-19

Special Conditions of Hire during Covid-19

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Standard Conditions of Hire

Standard Conditions of Hire to be read in conjunction with Special Covid-19 Conditions

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Treasurer's Report for 2019

Treasurer's Report for 2019

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West Elevation

West Elevation

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Newland Village Room circa 1900

Photograph of Newland Village Room, possibly around 1900 and before it was gifted to the Village 

Photograph courtesy of Forest Prints =  




Newland Village Room was donated to the village by one Mrs Roscoe of Newland to commemorate the end of the Great War.


Mrs RoscoePhoto of Mrs Roscoe

 Water Colour of Mrs Roscoe

Photograph of Mrs Roscoe

At some time prior to it being donated, it is believed that the building was the village forge and we intend to research its history and provide more details as they are discovered. 


A commemorative plaque hangs in the Village Room as a memorial to those villagers who gave their lives in the Great War

Commemorative Plaque


In 2018, the damaged concrete render was removed with a view to re-rendering the building. However, the village was pleasantly surprised to discover that the stone work underneath was worthy of re-pointing and preserving. Interestingly, an OS Bench Mark was discovered once the render was removed carved into a stone on the bottom north corner adjacent to the road.


OS Bench Mark after render removed 









Newland Village Room is a registered charity no: 1113011


The following are trustees and committee members of Newland Village Room

Jane Bentley, Steve Brettle (Treasurer), Helen Blanch, Karen Davies (Chair), Karen James, Paul McMahon, Julie Pritchard (Secretary), Emma Wrafter (publicity officer)

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