The Village Hall was rebuild during 2010 and eary 2011, opening in late April 2011. Below is a timeline of key events that have taken place since that opening date.

26/4/11  Building handover
21/5/11  Open day for village to come and view the hall, stalls and demos from all user groups.  (see photos)
26/6/11  Official opening, invited guests
Summer holidays.  Free playrangers events for under and over 8s.  Sports and craft activities run by ccp staff.  2 sessions for under 8 and 2 for over 8s. Hall with support of PC.
Autumn:  Table tennis open day for youth funded group.
4/12/11  Christmas Festival.  Christingle service and turning on of village lights.  Salvation Army band in the hall, stalls run by user groups, community and commercial groups.  Santa’s grotto run by the playgroup in the meeting room.
Easter Holidays: Free playrangers events for under and over 8s.  Sports and craft activities run by ccp staff.  1 session for under 8 and 2 for over 8s. Hall with support of PC.  Active Kidzalso offered a holiday session.
April 2012 Stanwick Village Hal was shortlisted in the RICS  East Midlands awards for community benefit.
April 2012 Stanwick Village Hall was shortlisted in the RICS East Midlands awards for regeneration.

9/4/12 Stanwick Race day.  (www.stanwickraces.org.uk) .  Hall used for community stall bacon butties and refreshments sold by the church.  Also used for baggage store.  400 runners entered the different events plus supporters and community members.
Parish Council:  Lobby area used for questionnaire feedback with Stanwick Parish council and ENC running a drop in.
Murder Mystery Evening
4/6/12 – 5/6/12 Jubilee weekend
Summer holiday events:  Active Kidz, Drama workshops x3, Table Tennis session,  Community games Olympic event, cookery sessions for under and over 8s  (see flier)
Connextions: Community career advice drop in weekly from Sept.
8/9/12 Youth Action Pocket Park day, hall as base for introduction and lunch.  Making bug homes for the new community pocket park.
8/9/12 Drama group auditions for community group open to all.
21/9/12 Bat evening run by the Pocket park group, initial talk in the hall then bat spotting on site.
29/9/12 Parish council open day, feedback from questionnaire.
29/9/12 Village Evening of Local Talent, Organised by Stanwick Church
26/10/12 Owl Night run by Pocket Park group.
31/10/12 Community Halloween Party
18/11/12 Gift Fair
30/11/12 Reindeer racing in aid of Cransley Hospice
1/12/12 – 2/12/12   Festival of Christmas.  Saturday night fish and chip supper.  Sunday Christingle, Festival of Christmas, stalls rides and lights turning on.
29/12/12  Circus skills workshop.  Participants tried out a number of skills including juggling and stilt walking.  All took part in a performance at the end of the event.
26/1/13  STAGs youth drama group Christmas Carol Production.
15/2/13  Quiz night and supper in aid of Breast Cancer.
16/3/13 Friends of Stanwick Church.  Alan Bennett Monologue evening performed by local village actor Tim Cole.
23/3/13  Touch of Eden nursery Barn Dance.  
30/3/13 community Easter Party and Easter Egg Hunt.
1/4/13 Stanwick Races Annual race day.  400 runners take part in the 10k and 5K race.  Local children take part in the fun run.  In there hall there were community stalls, music and bacon butties on sale.  One committee room was used as the baggage store point and the other for first aid.

10/4/13 Dance Workshop lead by NAYC
23/4/13 Rotary club St Greoges Quiz night.

22/6/13  Pre School Summer Fete
13/7/13 Rushden Badminton league quiz night
Summer holiday events:  STAGs drama group workshops
                                                   Urban Dance workshop
                                                    Rugby Training sessions with the Saints
13/9/13 Auditions for STAGs Cinderella Rockerfella production
14/9/13 Brownie sleepover in the hall
2/11/13  Saturday morning Zumbathon
29/11/13 Reindeer race night in aid of Macmillan
14/12/13 Dance Show, Leisa Griffiths and classes
15/12/13  Antique Fair
22/12/13 Looking Glass Theatre Production,  Dick Whittington
18/1/14 Burns Night,  Rushden Caledonian Society
25/1/14 STAGs Cinderella Rockerfella performed by local talent
21/2/14 WI Italian deserts evening, also in February the WI welcomed stars from the great British bake off.
28/2/14 Macmillian quiz night                                                                                                                                                                                              
8/3/14 Touch of Eden Barn dance, Ock and Dough
9/3/14  Antiques fair
15/3/14 Friends of Stanwick church, ‘The kings mistress’ talk
                 Also in March the friends hosted BBC radio Northampton gardeners question time
1/4/14 Stanwick Races Race day, stalls and bacon butties in the hall.
9/4/14 Dog training course
5/5/14 Stanwick pre school table top sale
12/5/14 Village of the year judges visit Stanwick.   Stanwick awarded best large village in ACRE village of the year awards and overall runner up
30/6/14 WI Fashion Show Fab footwear
31/6/14 Badminton league quiz night
7/6/14  Cytringham players murder mystery night with fish and chip supper.
21/6/14 Rushden Caledonian society evening
6/7/14  Church of the 12 apostles holds a national gathering in the hall.
26/7/14 Wedding
4/8/14 Community jam making with Sue Foster for the Jamchampionships
20/9/14 Stanwick pre schools scarecrow festival
20/9/14 Rushden jive comes to Stanwick
21/9/14 Stanwick Residents group open afternoon in the village hall about the proposed development in west street

Coming soon:
29th November  Cinderella performed by Looking Glass Theatre
13th December Stanwick Christmas Spectacular.  An evening of seasonal entertainment in a wonderland setting
14th December Stanwick Festival of Christmas.  Santa’s grotto, festive entertainment and stalls alongside the christingle service at the church.
17th January 2015  Alice in Wonderland performed by STAGs drama group.

Where to get help

The Village Hall office is open 9:30 -12:30 weekdays during term time where our Hall Facilities Manager, Rebecca Moody will be available to help and advise you. At other times, Rebecca can be contacted on the numbers below.

Tel: 01933 622352 (9:30am to12:30pm Mon-Fri)
Mobile:  07879 979 493
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.stanwickvillagehall.org

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