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YARPOLE PARISH HALL


Charity number 510304

Yarpole Parish Hall is situated at the northern perimeter of Yarpole.

Location.

From Mortimers Cross take the B4362 (Ludlow/Tenbury) up to Cockgate crossroads, turn right into Green Lane, the hall is on the left.
From Leominster take B4361 (Richards Castle), pass through Luston village and continue to the junction with the B4362. Turn left and follow the road through Bircher village, taking the second turning on the left at Cockgate crossroads (signposted to Croft Castle to your right). Continue up Green Lane for 25 m, the hall is on the left.
The postcode is HR6 0BL.

The Building and Access.

The Hall was opened in 1989 and has recently been totally refurbished and modernised. It is a wonderful warm, light, welcoming venue within the heart of the Parish, with plenty of parking and a lovely garden.

The refurbished and modernised project.

The hall has been completely refurbished with new windows, curtains, lighting, acoustic panels in the main hall, a new boiler and a new sound system. It has also been redecorated and had new flooring in the reception area, committee room and toilets. Outside a new garden has been created and an extension to the car park. A huge thanks goes the National Lottery “Awards for All”, The Postcode Lottery, The Rowlands Trust, Kingspan Community Trust and the Parish Council for their financial help.

Facilities.

The Main Hall – with its curtained stage and windows – is a pleasant place for performances, talks, workshops, exercise classes and parties. A serving hatch opens from the adjacent kitchen into the hall. The seating capacity is 120 theatre style or for a more informal event it can be laid out with tables and chairs. We have a ceiling mounted projector and electronic screen for lectures or film shows plus excellent audio equipment and a hearing loop.

The Committee Room - houses the library and can seat 16 for a smaller meeting.

Toilets – Ladies, Gents and an Accessible toilet with baby changing facilities.

The Kitchen is well equipped with cooker, microwave, urn, dish washer and fridge.

Tables, crockery, cutlery can be hired for use by Parishioners for private events within their own homes.

Outside - the newly completed garden is a joy, with its large lawned area , suitable for a marquee and a small arbour with a seat for quiet contemplation.
The new extended car park can be used for walking and cycling groups by prior arrangement with the booking secretary Sue Carpenter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Defibrillator – A defibrillator has been installed by the entrance to the Parish Hall. This was funded by the West Midlands Ambulance service, a grant from the Community Shop and the Parish Hall.

The Parish Hall is available for use by village groups as well as for private hire for christenings, birthday parties, weddings and other celebrations and events.

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For more information relating to bookings, please contact Sue Carpenter :-

Telephone:  01568 780371 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yarpole Parish Hall - Terms and Conditions of Hire.

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REGULAR ACTIVITIES.

Zumba.  

Monday 18.00 – 19.00

Zumba with Mandy.
Zumba is a fitness programme that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training - alternating fast and slow rhythms - to help improve cardiovascular fitness. Weights/toning sticks are also used for part of the class for muscle toning. It is suitable for any level of fitness because you can join in at your own pace. And it doesn’t matter if you make mistakes because nobody is watching you!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 07538218273.              


Yoga.  

Monday 19.30 – 20.30 and Wednesday 10.00 – 11.00.

Yoga with Sarah Williams.
All abilities and ages catered for.
During the class, we will warm up the joints and muscles, strengthening the core and use a flow of postures to keep the mind focused and present. One of the key ingredients to practising yoga comfortably, is learning to breathe deeply, to nurture and nourish the body through the postures so we can end the class with a relaxation, feeling strengthened, lengthened and calm, the mind having had a break from the businesses of constant activity.

Contact Sarah Williams This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 07900911194             

 

Tai Chi. 

Tuesday 9.30 – 10.30
Wednesday 10.00 – 11.00

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH with Rose Jacks

Although known as a Martial Art, Tai Chi has many health benefits. Classes consist of gentle mindful movements that are heavily connected to Traditional Chinese Medicine. People say that their balance dramatically improves and that they leave a class with a general sense of wellbeing and feeling of relaxation.

jacks103@btinternet .com or 01584 875544 for further information. 

 

Art Club. 

Weekly during term times Wednesday 14.00 – 16.30

The Art Group with John Cobbs.
We meet for three tutored terms with various aspects of art taught for example, perspective, landscape, how to capture movement and colour mixing, using water colour, pencil and acrylic work. We meet on a Wednesday afternoon 2pm until 4.30pm. Each term is usually 12 weeks.

Please contact John Cobbs 01584 831623 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

 

Pilates. 

Thursdays, 10.45 am - 11.45am

Pilates with Jane Lawrence.

Whether you are looking to re-connect with Pilates or just beginning. My aim is to help you explore Pilates for you to feel stronger, more resilient and powerful, irrespective of age, injury or ability. Pilates will improve your spinal health, joint flexibility and posture and complete physical and mental well- being.

Jane Lawrence
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Tel: 07810773332

 

Flicks in the Sticks. 

Flicks in the Sticks.

Monthly film screenings autumn to spring, 3rd Saturday of the month. For more information click here   (Contact Rebecca Stanners 01568 780196 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)   

 

Parish Council Meetings.

Parish Council meeting are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm. For more information see the PARISH COUNCIL webpage.

Lending Library.

There is a small lending library managed by Janet Owen. The library is open on Friday mornings between 10 and 12midday. All Parishioners are welcome to browse and borrow items.
If you have items that you would be happy to donate to the library, please contact Janet Owen 01568 780942 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Parish Hall Committee.

Acting Chairman - Peter Lloyd 01568 780328
Acting Secretary - Jennie Martin 01568 780278
Bookings Secretary - Sue Carpenter 01568 780371
Treasurer - Jane Praill 01568 780358
Representative for the PCC – Janet Owen
Representative for the Parish Council Jane Praill

Safeguarding Policy.

Yarpole Parish Hall, its committee members and volunteers have a duty to safeguard vulnerable users of the halls and its premises, and those who come into contact with vulnerable users.
They should respond to any concerns they may have regarding the physical, sexual, emotional or psychological safety of a vulnerable person or concerns relating to discriminatory or financial violation or exploitation of a vulnerable person.
The Safeguarding policy is in place to protect all vulnerable persons regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, religion. Please follow the link to see Yarpole Parish Hall’s full Safeguarding Policy.
The Safeguarding Policy provides details of who to contact in Social Services for advice and referrals, and helplines and other sources of help for children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Data Protection Policy.

Yarpole Parish Hall uses personal data for the purposes of managing the hall, its bookings and finances, running and marketing events at the hall, staff employment and its fundraising activities. Data may be retained for up to 7 years for accounts purposes and for longer where required by the hall’s insurers. If you would like to find out more about how we use your personal data or want to see a copy of information about you that we hold, please contact the hall Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please follow the link to see Yarpole Parish Hall’s full Data Protection Policy