Venue hire around Saffron Walden

When you book your birthday party, there are so many things to think about: food, entertainment (Fab Science obviously!), party bags, guest lists, decorations…the list goes on! And where are you going to have all this fun? Here are some venue options if you don’t fancy having it at home. We aim to keep this list updated but please let us know if you spot any problems. 

Wendens Ambo Village Hall 

Outdoor play area and cricket pitch next door. Enclosed garden area and parking for up to 12 cars. £40 per half day session. Reduced rates available for residents. For booking, call 01799 540903. Website www.wendensambo.org.uk


Clavering Village Hall

Nice hall, plenty of parking and tables already set up for you! £12 per hour. Field and playground attached. Booking and enquiries email claveringvhall@hotmail.co.uk

Stapleford Pavilion

Plenty of parking. £30 admin charge, which includes 1st hour, then £15 ph. Reduced rates for Stapleford residents. To book email clerk@staplefordparishcouncil.gov.uk Website www.staplefordparishcouncil.gov.uk 07840 668048

Wicken Bonhunt Church Hall

Hall is in the church so can’t be used during services. Nice space but no parking.  Price in region of £20-£30 for 3 daytime hours. Email joanmorgan44@yahoo.co.uk for information and bookings.

Little Walden Village Hall

Cheap to hire and plenty of parking but tricky to find. Keysafe arrangement for hirers. For booking and enquiries, call 07765 678718 or email lwaldenhallhire@gmail.com.

Sewards End Village Hall

Hall adjacent to village green.  3 hours hire for village residents £30 (non-residents £40). Kitchen area available but bring your own tea towels, bin bags and glasses (unless glass hire pre-arranged).  Website www.sewardsendvillagehall.co.uk

OSCA (Old School Community Association) Henham

In region of £40 for day’s hire. Rates reduced for village residents.  For booking and more information call 01279 850266. Website www.henham.org.

Duddenhoe End Village Hall

Hall has a children’s outside play area attached. Half day or full day bookings. Rates on request. Contact 01763 838937 for booking and general information on hire. Website www.devh.org.

Newport Village Hall

A reasonable venue with parking on-site. £35 per hour for children’s parties with a £30 deposit required. Contact 07949 639114 or email bookings@newporthall.org.uk. Website www.cc2-live.co.uk.

Fairycroft Community Centre

A choice of rooms, some of which are slightly oddly shaped! Limited parking but good for smaller parties. For enquiries call 01799 668069

Friends Meeting House

This is a nice hall for many events but not great for science parties. There is no parking on-site, just high street parking. Contact 01799 521832 or email saffronquakers@googlemail.com

Booking your Fab Science party: get in touch with us first to check dates. We’re always happy to hold a date for a few days while you check out venues.