Child Okeford Village Hall

child okefordChild Okeford Village Hall was built in 1909. The hall has had a varied career including occupation by the military in WW2. Towards the end of the war the hall came under the general stewardship of the Charity Commission which remains the situation to the present day.

The Village Hall is used by a variety of village organisations to take part in their activities and for private functions. The Management Committee are responsible for letting the premises, for maintaining the building and paying the running costs.

The History of Child Okeford Village Hall has now been published and is available for sale at £2. Click Here to find out more.

What facilities do we have?

Main hall, fully fitted kitchen (large oven, fridge/freezer, wine glasses, crockery and cutlery), toilets (including disabled toilet), store rooms, long and short tables are available, a portable stage and a car park.

Licensing Laws

We are not licensed for the sale of alcohol, so if you wish to sell alcoholic drinks at your event, you will be responsible for obtaining and paying for your own casual drinks licence. You can obtain a licence either by direct application to the Village Hall or by obtaining a 'Temporary Event Notice' from the North Dorset District Council, subject to application to the Village Hall Committee. An early application is advised. The Booking Secretary will advise on procedure to be adopted.

Bookings: Email: or Telephone Rowena Carmichael on 01258 863 796 - Click Here to view hire prices -

Secretary: Tel: Walter Ransom on 01258 861312

Postal Address:
Mr Walter Ransom
8 Portman Drive,
Child Okeford,
DT11 8HU