Bookings can be made by contacting the Bookings Coordinator via the details below. You are advised to book early as this is a very popular venue that already has a substantial number of bookings well into next year.

Bookings Coordinator:

Mrs Sarah Wallbridge
Yew Tree
Church Lane
Lymington SO41 5QL

Tel: 01590 672913

Pre-Booking Information

War Memorial Hall

The maximum capacity of the War Memorial Hall is  200.  If persons are seated then the number is reduced 

  • Main Hall Seating Capacity – 120
  • Small Hall Seating Capacity – 30
The Bookings Coordinator must be notified at the time of booking, or at least two weeks in advance if:
  • A charge is to be made on entry, i.e. for dances.
  • A Performing Rights Licence is required.
  • Alcohol is to be sold at the event.
The War Memorial Hall Entertainment Licence is restricted to the following hours:
  • Monday to Saturday 2.00pm – 11.30pm
  • Sunday 2.00pm – 10.30pm

This venue is licensed for LIVE music only. NO RECORDED music may be played unless the function is private or the hirer has their own equipment and is licensed to play recorded music.

No music is permitted outside of the main building.

Alcohol may not be sold on the premises without obtaining a Temporary Events Notice (TEN)

The hirer must inform the Booking Secretary that a TEN will be required at the time of booking as the number of TENs available each year is limited.

The hirer is responsible for obtaining the TEN licence from NFDC and paying for it.

You can apply online for a Temporary Event Notice. Further information can be found from the NFDC website.

Perkins Hall

The Perkins Hall is not licensed for entertainment and alcohol may not be sold at these premises.

Hire Charges

The War Memorial Hall comprises two halls, a main hall and a small hall. They may be hired individually or as a pair. The Perkins Hall located at a separate site nearby.

Available SessionsWar Memorial Hall
Main Hall
War Memorial Hall
Small Hall
Perkins Hall
9.00am to 12.30pm£32£23£23
1.30pm to 5.00pm£32£23£23
6.00pm to 9.30pm£43£29£29
6.00pm to 11.30pm£59£41£41
Extra hours before 6.00pm
(if available)

Heating and lighting is included in all the charges shown. You are advised to check for latest charges with the Bookings Coordinator at the time of booking.

20% Discount will be given to Parish Residents. Resident, regular, ‘clubs’ receive special rates at the discretion of the Hall Committee.

Additional Charges

Use of Kitchen

The War Memorial Hall has one large kitchen serving both Halls. Facilities are available for preparing and serving meals, light refreshments, teas and coffees etc.

The Perkins Hall has limited kitchen facilities suitable for light refreshments only.

Both Halls have Crockery and Cutlery available but not glasses or cooking utensils.

  • War Memorial Hall
    • Full use £10
    • Light use, teas and coffee only £4
  • Perkins Hall
    • Light use, teas and coffee only £4

Hirers are responsible for cleaning the kitchens after use.

Special Events


For exclusive use of entire War Memorial Hall building and facilities from 9.00am to 11.30pm – £375
If marquee is to be erected on lawn there will be an additional charge of £160

Charged or Ticketed Entry Dances etc.

Available 6.30pm – 11:30 pm. Inclusive of Performing Rights License. Charges by prior arrangement.


By prior arrangement with the Committee


The War Memorial Hall is available for use for camps

  • Sunday noon 12:00 to the following Friday 5.00pm – £410
  • Weekend
    • 1 night £135
    • 2 nights £230

Concessionary rates are available for Local Organisations. Please contact the bookings coordinator for details.

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