The memorial hall at Draycott, completed in August 2000 with the help of grants from the National Lottery Charities board, Somerset County Council, Mendip District and Rodney Stoke Parish Council, together with a lot of hard work and local fund-
Situated on the edge of the village of Draycott and looking out over the Recreation field, the hall sits on a six acre site of a special landscape area in the lee of the Mendip Hills -
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Facilities available for hire…
Main Hall -
Corrick Room -
designed to accommodate a smaller gathering, It would comfortably seat around 40 people (Tables of eight) or 30 (at tables of six) Great for meetings, lectures and seminars.
Kitchen area -
There is also plenty of good work surfaces, and crockery and cutlery for up to 200 covers.
A second meeting room -
Male and female toilets, and disabled toilets.
The car park to the rear of the hall consists of 60 marked bays (with disabled spaces) and view over Nyland Hill and the levels to the South.
To book the Draycott memorial hall for your event or function, or to enquire about making a regular booking for your club or organisation please contact the booking secretary. Please ensure you notify us of the following information :
Name of the hirer or organisation represented (if applicable) -
Dates of intended hire.
Start and end times of hire.
Which rooms or rooms will be required.
Precise nature of event of function.
Any other relevant information.
The booking secretary will advise you on availability and pricing.
Terms of hire will be sent to you along with a booking form for completion and return together with a security bond which is refundable subject to the hall being left in a clean and undamaged state.
Please note that all cheques will be presented.
Or you can download the forms directly from this website (shown below)
Print, complete and post to the booking secretary (address on form) together with your security deposit.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to be able to view and download the booking form and terms of hire. If you do not have this installed on your computer, please click here.
From Cheddar :
Take the road to Wells (A371) Draycott is the next village (1.5 miles) Just after the 30mph sign is a crossroads with a farm shop on the right.
The entrance to the hall is on the right, almost part of the turning into the lane. A 5 foot high stone tablet is mounted by the entrance.
From Wells :
Take the road to Cheddar (A371) Through the villages of Haybridge, Easton, Westbury sub mendip and Rodney Stoke. Draycott is the next village (1 mile)
As you are about to leave the village the recreation field is on your left. The entrance is on the left, almost part of the turning into the lane. A 5 foot high stone tablet is mounted by the entrance.
THE DRAYCOTT AND RODNEY STOKE MEMORIAL HALL 100 CLUB
The 100 Club has been running for nearly 20 years, its aim is to raise funds towards the ongoing maintenance and development of the Memorial Hall. Over the years it has helped to raise several thousand pounds towards the upkeep of the Hall. New members are always welcome and numbers are not restricted to 100. So please support your local Memorial Hall and join us. For an annual subscription of £25 you will be allocated a number which will be entered into the monthly draw giving you the chance to win a £50, £25, or £15 prize. At least 50% of membership fees will be paid out as prizes. There are also occasional additional bonus prizes throughout the year.
Interested? For further details e-
WEBSITE UPDATE – 22nd DECEMBER 2020
On 17th December, the government announced that the Sedgemoor and Mendip districts would remain in Tier 2 for the latest coronavirus restrictions which had taken originally effect on 2nd December. However they warn that the national situation is getting progressively worse and there may be changes to the tier system if the situation does not improve.
Acting on this information, the Management Committee have decided that it would not be possible to re-
However, it is hoped that the next government announcement due in early January may reveal that the number of coronavirus cases has fallen and this may result in restrictions being eased further which then may hopefully allow the hall to re-
We are sorry for the inconvenience caused to our regular hirers by this decision and the effect it will have on their members.
Should there be any significant change to the government guidance which may affect the long term, our Booking Secretary will advise regular hirers by email.
Update on changes to the upstairs room -
May we take this opportunity to wish all our groups and their members, a very merry Christmas and a happy new year, we hope that 2021 will be better for everyone than 2020 has been.