Blymhill Update

Written on August 16, 2021

Hello everyone,

We just wanted to update you on a few things:-

Village Hall Bookings– the village hall is now trialling an online booking system for the main hall.

The hall bookings and hall availability can now be viewed on our live bookings spreadsheet on the village hall website, https://www.blymhill-westonvillagehall.co.uk/bookings/

We hope you will find it useful and in addition, you can now make a booking request for the main hall direct from the link above.

All you have to do, is click on the cross at the top right-hand corner of the appropriate day and complete the online form including details of any special requirements, such as if the hall bar or the members lounge is required for your event.

When a booking has been requested, you will get an email acknowledgement of your request and subsequently (when checked by the bookings admin), the booking and hire fee will be confirmed, subject to payment of a deposit. An invoice can also be emailed to you. Full instructions on how to book online are available to download at the bottom of the bookings page.

We can still take bookings via hard copy forms if needs be, which are in the hall entrance or can be downloaded from the bottom of Hire page on the hall website.

As most of you are aware, Di Dabbs has been the hall bookings secretary for many years, but has decided now is the time to hand the bookings diary over to someone else in the next month or so.

Huge thanks to Di for doing the hall bookings for these many years. Don’t worry though, Di isn’t going anywhere,  she is still very much involved with the village hall but just wants to do a little less.

Your new contact for hall booking queries will be advised in due course.

Sports & Social Club Membership–  If you use the social club, play snooker, darts or indoor bowls, it’s now time to renew your annual membership, it’s just £10 per household, what a bargain!

Benefits of Membership:-

  • Access to Members’ Lounge Monday to Friday evenings
  • Reduced drink prices in Members’ Lounge Mondays to Friday evenings and at other Members only events held at weekends.
  • Snooker room available for all Members Monday to Friday evenings 7.15pm to 10:30pm [Note- pre-booking of the snooker tables is now no longer required. It’s turn up on a first come basis and put your name on the board]
  • Darts board available to use
  • Ability to join one of the Blymhill & Weston Social Clubs snooker or billiards teams
  • Ability to join the Blymhill & Weston Social Clubs darts team
  • Ability to join the indoor bowls group
  • Guest signing in (limited allowance)
  • Occasional free Members events (BBQ’s, Kids Fun, local walks)
  • Email notification of social Club events (both Members only events & general public events).
  • Well maintained Members’ Lounge and allegedly the best maintained snooker tables in Staffordshire.

This year rather than sending our renewals via the post and spending money on paper, envelopes & stamps, we are trialling an online membership form with various payment options, (secure online card payment, bank transfer or cash over the social club bar). We will still have hard copy forms in the village hall entrance available for completion.

The link to the online membership form is below, so please click on it now to renew your membership, or if you would like to become a new member. Thank you to those of you who have already renewed/joined for the next year, in the last few weeks.

Sports & Social Club Membership Form

Upcoming Events

Ladies Dog Walk –Friday 3rd September : (with or without dogs) meet at the village hall 9.30am.

The Village Halls 10th Anniversary & Proms Night- Saturday 11th September.

Let’s celebrate what a wonderful facility our hall has been over the last 10 years, providing convivial surroundings in which to foster friendships, sports and pastimes and enabling our rural community to get together. So please join us for our:-

Last Night of the Proms on the big screen with Fish & Chip supper and singer Lisa Morrell. Tickets now on sale, available from the village hall social club bar or can be purchased online by secure card payment, vis this link; https://blymhill-sports-social-club.sumup.link/proms-night-tickets-11-09-2021

Tickets £10 per person are already selling well, Doors Open 6.45pm, for 7.15pm start, Fish & Chips served circa 8pm, BBC Proms on the Big Screen 9pm onward

Come and join us for lots of flag waving and singing along.

Film Nights have re-started every second Thursday of the month, the next one will be on Thursday 09 September and will be Le Mans 66 with Matt Damon & Christian Bale.

It’s not just for then men, I’ve watched it and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Puts my faith in the movie business again

g_cotterell16 November 2019

This is what cinema is supposed to be! Amazing chemistry and acting by both leads, seamless CGI and practical effects to enhance the film, a firecracker script, a true story, pulse pounding soundtrack, booming sound mix, and edited so well that 2.5 hours flies by! Completely and utterly engaging . 

Rosie’s Quiz – this annual charity fundraiser quiz returns. Put the date in your diary

Dennis Taylor Snooker Exhibition – Saturday 16th October. Please contact Ben Tomkinson 07760 113485 for details & tickets, which are now on sale. A separate email will be issued very soon.

Have a good weekend everyone, we look forward to seeing you at the village hall and social club.

Thank you


On behalf of

Blymhill Sports & Social Club

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