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Along with offering the Ardingly Village Hall for hire, we have many different clubs and organisations that use the hall throughout the week.

Below are some of the activities available, with contact details of local clubs and organisations. Please contact the Clerk to add your organisation

Ardingly Films

Each month, Autumn to Spring, popular, recent films are screened at Hapstead Hall with refreshments available before the film and during the interval.

Doors open at 7pm and screenings commence at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased for £7 from Ardingly Post Office and Fellows Bakers.

If you wish to find out more or to volunteer to help, please contact Simone at:

Please check What's on page for details on next screening.

Ardingly History Society

The history of Ardingly: To arouse and stimulate interest in and to seek out material of historic interest and persuade owners of the need to take steps to ensure its preservation, to arrange meetings, lectures and other activities to foster interest in the history of Ardingly.

Contact – Mrs Joy Broughton (Secretary)

Tel – 01444 892014

Ardingly Parish Council

The Parish Council surgery where villagers are welcome to drop in and share questions or concerns with the Parish Clerk, is held in the Reading Room at Hapstead Hall on Wednesday afternoons, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Please check website when surgery is closed.

Parish Council monthly meetings are held at the Hall on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm.

Contact – Mr Lee Dunkley (Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer)

Website –   Email –

Hapstead Hall, 13 High Street, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TB.

Ardingly Short Mat Bowls

Join the Ardingly Short Mat Bowls Club night on Fridays 19.00- 22.00hrs.
We play friendly matches, both home and away against other Short Mat Clubs and enter a team in the West Sussex Knock out Cup.

Our season runs from the end of September to mid April.

Contact – Peter Tel  –  01444 892234  E-mail –

More details on

Ardingly Evening Village WI

Ardingly Evening Village WI has played a central role in village life since 1924; bringing together women from all walks of life and ages, creating friendships and community.

We meet at Hapstead Hall on the 3rd Thursday of every month (apart from August) at 7.45pm.
We are a charitable group which looks to support issues and members of our community at both local and national level. We are part of the West Sussex Federation of Women’s Institutes.

Every year we run a varied programme of events that seek to educate and develop our members. If you have an interest that you would like to explore further or an idea about something that we may interested in then please get in touch.

Contact: Debs Ruse - 01444 892717 -

Emma Russell -

Tanzen Academy

Tanzen Academy has held classes in Hapstead Hall for over 25 years, taking children from 2½ years through to seniors.

Classes are available in ISTD Ballet, Tap & Modern, with specialist Pre-School and Musical Theatre classes.
There are also Ballet and Tap classes for adults of all ages and abilities.

For more information please email or call 07894 116254
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