The Hall offers modern, purpose-built facilities with free parking. The Hall is available for hire for a wide range of community events, private functions and training seminars. We offer a large sports hall, a smaller hall and a committee room, a large kitchen and ample parking. In addition there are 4 sports changing rooms. We have free WiFi: access details on the noticeboard. If you live in or near Sturminster Marshall, visit the Regular Activities page to find contact details for all regular bookings. The Hall is the venue for Parish Council meetings and is grateful for their financial support - usually meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month except August. Click to vist http://www.sturminstermarshall-pc.gov.uk/
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Artsreach: we can look foward to two excellent musical events in Spring 2019:
Saturday 9 Feb at 7:30pm: The Phantom of the Opera MINIMA play live soundtrack for the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney, - one of the great classics of silent film.
This screening of the original film will feature a new music score performed live by acclaimed soundscapers Minima, a quartet who use instrumentation including cello, double bass, baritone guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, autoharp, dulcimer, synthesizer, glockenspiel and drum kit to create a unique live experience. Click to see trailer.
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Saturday 16 March Alec Dankworth's World Spirit - world class jazz
Alec Dankworth presents an ensemble of outstanding musicians. Formed out of renowned bass player Alec Dankworth's love of music from the Iberian Peninsula, Africa and beyond. Alec has joined forces with daughter Emily Dankworth, leading tenorist Brandon Allen and percussionist Paul Clarvis to explore melodies from Africa, South America and other continents from a jazz perspective. With tunes by Duke Ellington, Bela Flek, Antonio-Carlos Jobim, Abdullah Ibrahim and WC Handy originating from Ireland, Venezuela, Bulgaria, South Africa, Mali and Brazil, World Spirit offers an evening of global song and improvisation. To book click here
Replacing the Partition: We have now received the cheque for the replacement removable partition between large and smaller halls at the Co op celebration day. The new partition will have better sound-proofing and will be easier to open and close for event organisers. Thanks to the CoOp and to everyone that has shopped at the CoOp and nominated the Memorial Hall as their charity. Here is a picture of the giant cheque - £8915.67:
Neighbourhood Plan Meeting: Following the meeting on 28th November, the Parish Council will be holding a meeting later to begin the process of producing a Plan. Watch this space for further details or conntact the Parish Clerk at email@example.com
Yoga - - classes are on Tuesdays at 10:00 am, contact details - Suzanne Bright , 01202 603555, 07788437471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Slimming World: Mondays 7:30pm - contact Carla Rham on 07971038951 or email@example.com
Play & Learn for 0-5 year olds and parents/carers – every Wednesday 9.45-11.15, run by East Dorset Children’s Centre, contact 01202 840790 , EastDorset.CC@actionforchildren.org.uk or just turn up. Click for more details
Pilates Classes: Wednesday evenings 7:30 pm - 8:30pm in the Second Hall. Contact Diana McGrail on 07940 821351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pilatesphysique.co.uk.