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Hall Booking Information
The Main Hall
For public entertainments the main hall is licensed to hold up to 150 persons. It has a good wooden floor area of 167 m2 and is well lit by both natural and artificial light.

It is equipped with a suspended lighting rig capable of powering up to 24 lamps. A basic public
address system and up to six lamps and dimmers and basic public address system are available
for hire by special arrangement.

A small mobile stage can be readily positioned wherever required in the room.
20 tables to seat six persons at each, with 120 upholstered chairs, are available for use.

The Jessel Room
On the upper floor, this room is ideal for small group activities, committees and business meetings. It has flexible seating arrangements and with a floor area of 35 m2 is designed to
accommodate up to about 30 persons.

It does not offer access to the kitchen but does have its own tea/coffee making facilities.
Controls for lighting equipment in the main hall may be operated from here.

The Kitchen and other facilities
There is a well equipped and clean kitchen leading directly off the hall with:
  • Ample work surfaces
  • Electric Range
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle and urn
  • Basic crockery and cutlery (full place settings for 120 persons – at a small extra charge)

There are no restrictions regarding the consumption of alcohol in the hall excepting if it is to be sold when a licence must be obtained from the licensing officer at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.

Smoking is prohibited by law anywhere within the hall; however a designated smoking area
is provided with cigarette end bins outside the main door.

There is a designated area for car parking, ramp to the main entrance and disabled toilet
facilities off the main hall.

There is parking for approximately eight cars on site and a public car park in Balcombes Hill
about 75 m from the Hall. There are no parking restrictions in Goudhurst and plenty
of on-road parking is available.


Current Rates as detailed below.


Hourly Daily Rate Until 6pm

Hourly Evening Rate From 6pm

All Day
SATURDAYS£25 £30​£350
​There is a 10% discount available on request for Residents, Clubs and Registered Charitable organizations within the parish of Goudhurst, Kilndown and Curtisden Green.

For events lasting more than four hours a damage deposit of £350 will be required.
This is refundable after the event, once the Hall has been inspected.

Jessel Meeting Room
This small meeting room, which seats 26, can also be hired at £6 per hour ( at all times)

The hire fee will be retained unless another booking can be arranged

Please check the
online bookings calendar for availability and contact Judith Farnfield if you are interested in making a booking.

Telephone Judith Farnfield on 07760 181645 (weekdays 10am -5pm)

Postal Address
Goudhurst Parish Hall
Balcombes Hill
TN17 1AH

Click here to download the Hire Letter

Click Here to download the Letting Agreement

Click Here to download the Instructions for Hirers