Bishop's Cleeve Village Hall - The Tithe Barn

Run by Volunteers for the benefit of the community

How to Book

Please read our conditions of hire and our other Policies before making a decision to hire.

Our current fees can be seen here.

To book the Tithe Barn for your function:


1. Agree a date, time, rooms, and fee with the Booking Secretary by email (preferred) or phone (07542 101 705).

2. When it is agreed with the Booking Secretary your booking will be entered into the diary.

3. Download the Booking Form, or Wedding Booking Form, complete it in ink, and sign to say that you have read the conditions of hire and the health and safety notice, and post to the Tithe Barn with your deposit.

4. Payment to be made by BACS to Lloyds, account 'Bishop's Cleeve Village Hall', sort code 30-91-87, account number 46080960 (Please include a reference made up of your surname and the date of your hire using 6 figure format. For example 'Smith 03/09/13') or by cheque made out to 'Bishop's Cleeve Village Hall' and include with the bookings form. 

5. On receipt of your deposit, the booking will be confirmed. Note: The deposit will be held in our bank account. The deposit is returnable provided there has been no damage or other serious contravention of the conditions of hire.

6. Please read the Conditions of Hire to see when the hire fee is due.


  • Please read the Conditions of Hire before booking.
  • A fully licensed bar is available and may be requested at the time of booking. The sale of alcohol will cease at 11.20pm.
  • All hirings include use of the car park during the hire period jointly with other hirers.
  • Access to the kitchen and use of the tables and chairs is included in the fee. We do not hire out cutlery or crockery.
  • Hirers are expected to treat the premises with respect and leave it in a state which they would like to find it: all furniture in its stored positions, floors swept and all rubbish (including cigarette butts) placed in the bins outside.
  • The hiring period must include preparation and clearing up time.
  • The latest start time is 7pm and the premises must be vacated by 12 midnight. 
  • The minimum hire for any room after 7pm is 2 hours and in addition for the Main Hall after 5pm on Friday.
  • If hiring the Main Hall and at least one downstairs room, the whole Tithe Barn must be hired. 
  • If hiring the Main Hall at any time during the period between 10 a.m. to midnight on a Friday or Saturday, the whole Barn must be hired. 
  • Rooms cannot be booked more than four weeks in advance for bookings of less than two hours from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday to ensure availability of the Barn for major events.
  • Please note that sound does travel from the Main Hall to the other rooms.
  • The use of naked flames, smoke machines and unanchored helium balloons is not permitted for safety and insurance reasons.