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The conservation and display of the Centenary Banner of the Downham Benevolent Society.

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by KIND PERMISSION of The Hon Mr and Mrs Ralph Assheton


2.00 to 4.00 pm

Saturday Clitheroe Town Band
Sunday Barnoldswick Brass Band
Magical performances in the Rose Garden
Plant, food and craft stalls and amusements
In aid of two local charities

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Downham Village Hall offers quality facilities for a wide range of events – from Wedding Receptions, parties, anniversary celebrations and children’s activities to art exhibitions, corporate presentations and smaller meetings. It is also a very popular base for groups exploring the area’s wonderful walking, cycling and wildlife.


With a big Main Hall and stage accommodating 118 seated, modern catering kitchen, two further smaller rooms and good access and parking, Downham Village Hall has very flexible options for the hirer.  Wi-fi, presentation equipment including a large screen and a hearing loop as well as tables, chairs and kitchen equipment are all available for events, as are three 20-10ft gazebos.


In addition, the Committee and other village groups organise regular meetings such as coffee mornings, gardening and local history clubs, WI and cookery demonstrations, as well as regular theatre performances from Stage II as well as themed nights, quizzes and an annual Bonfire night. You will find information on forthcoming events in our newsletter.

Contact: Shaun Roney on 01200 441667 to check whether the Hall is available on your desired date.  Our hire rates, agreement and T&C’s can be downloaded here.  Return all paperwork to West Lane House, Downham, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 4BS.  If you would like to look round before hiring, just ring Shaun and he, or another committee member, will show you around.

After an initial consultation with our Bookings Secretary Shaun Roney on 01200 441667 to check whether the Hall is available on your desired date, you can download our hiring agreement and T&C and return it to: West Lane House, Downham, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 4BS. The following charges are PER HOUR of use (including setting up and breaking down time if necessary).

Village Hall Rates and Hiring

Whole Building £20.00
Main Hall and kitchen £15.00
Green Room £ 10.00
Small room and kitchen £ 10.00

For extended usage, special discounts may apply. Please discuss with the secretary when booking.

Village Hall Facilities

Tables, chairs, glasses, cutlery, heating and lighting are included in the above charges. There is a telephone available in the downstairs kitchen for emergency use only.

Downham Village Hall Key Facts

Large Hall for up to 108 people Incorporating stage and all associated lighting, electrical and sound equipment (by arrangement)

Smaller Meeting Room for 15 – 20 people (newly refurbished)

Adjacent Kitchen and servery (newly refurbished)

Upstairs small kitchen adjacent to hall with tea and coffee making facilities

Toilets including disabled and disabled access

Well-lit car park for up to 50 cars

Furniture, including comfortable banquet-style chairs, tables of differing sizes to suit your needs.

Glasses, cutlery and table cloths are all available free of charge to hirers

Downham Village Hall is a Registered Charity No: 1026321