The Great Hall

Internal Hall

The Great Hall and ancillary rooms are fully refurbished as a community facility for performances, sports and a wide range of community activities and events. The hall has a capacity of 200 people (seated) and the meeting room can hold 30 people (seated).


  • Staging
  • Main Hall
  • Meeting Room
  • Large Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Servery
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi
  • 40 Car Parking Spaces


  • Sound System (£25 per session)
  • Stage Lighting (£50 per session)
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Urn


Hire Rates for the Great Hall and Meeting Room

Our hire rates vary depending on how much of the building and our equipment you need to use and whether it is a commercial hire, a community group, private individual or a member of our friendship scheme. Please see our new hourly hire rates in the table below. If you are a charity or business, please contact the office to discuss hire rates.

  Friendship Scheme Private Individual
Great Hall £20 £25
Meeting Room £10 £12
Whole Venue £30 £37

A separate cheque for £150 (made payable to Cholsey CDT) needs to be made with your booking and payment in full must be received at least 4 weeks before your event to confirm your booking. The damage deposit will be held with your booking form and returned or shredded after your event if there are no damages, extra cleaning or other charges required. You will be allowed 30 minutes before and after your event for setting up and clearing away. If you need longer you will need to extend your booking time. If you are interested in hiring the hall, please contact the CDT Office to discuss your requirements. Please note, additional charges apply to use the stage, sound system and stage lighting.

Regular Activities in the Great Hall

The Great Hall has a busy programme of weekly fitness classes and musical rehearsals. Weekly Activity Timetable

Monday 10:00-11:00 Slingsbee Fit Meeting Room
  11:00-12:00 Get Fit/Keep Fit for the over 60’s/Ladies Main Hall
  12:00-13:00 Get Fit/Keep Fit for the over 60’s/Gents Main Hall
  19:20-21:30 Cholsey & Wallingford Concert Band Rehearsals Main Hall
Tuesday 19:00-22:30 Short Mat Bowls Main Hall
Wednesday 19:30-20:30 Adult Beginners Ballet Main Hall
Thursday 09:45-11:15 Under 5s Stay & Play Main Hall
  11:30-13:00 Pilates Meeting Room
  13:30-16:00 Short Mat Bowls Main Hall
  18:30-19:30 ZUMBA! Main Hall
  19:30-20:30 Simon Fitness Main Hall
Friday 11:00-12:00 GO Active Gold for the over 50’s Main Hall
  13:00-14:30 Baby Group Meeting Room

If you are interested in bringing a class to the Great Hall, we offer an introductory hire rate and help you get established. Please talk to us today!