Docking Village Hall is available to hire for groups, functions and parties.

If the whole of the hall is not required, the separate sections of the hall can be booked individually. These can be seen in more detail on the Facilities page.

The times and activities for which the hall is already booked can be seen on the Events page of this website.

Booking Procedure

If you would like to book the hall, the procedure is as follows:

Once your request has been accepted, it will be necessary to download, print and complete the Booking Form here and mail this, together with your deposit payment.

If necessary, a blank Booking Form can be sent to you for completion and return.

Hire Charges

The charges for hire of Docking Village Hall are as follows (all charges shown are per hour, except Wedding Parties which are a full day charge):

Main Hall

(per hour)

Meeting Room

(per hour)

Wedding Parties £100    (both rooms, full day)
Children's Parties (under 16) £7    (both rooms included)
Commercial use £15 £10
Classes and Education £10 £7
Meetings (clubs & societies) £10 £7

Cost of hire includes heating, water and electricity.

There is a £20 additional charge for use of kitchen appliances - cooker, refrigerator,

A £50 deposit is required against damages for wedding party hire.

Docking Village Hall has a music license but no alcohol license.

Conditions of Hire

All persons or organisations hiring the hall must agree to, and abide by, the standard conditions of hire. These can be viewed in the PDF file here: Conditions of Hire for Docking Village Hall.

Clubs & Societies

  • Computer Club

  • Badminton Club

  • Docking Heritage Group

  • Brownies

  • Short Mat Bowls

  • Keep Fit

  • Pilates

  • Craft Group

  • Cubs

  • Art Class

  • Martial Arts

Dr. W.E. Ripper Memorial Hall, High Street, Docking, Norfolk PE31 8NG - registered charity number 253214