What’s on

There’s always a lot happening in the hall and the village. From regular coffee mornings and lunch clubs, to fetes and fairs, yoga classes and arts activities for adults and children alike, there’s something for everyone all year round.

The events below are what’s currently on at the hall and this is updated regularly.

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Regular events timetable

Please click on the events below to find out more details.

Upcoming events

Please click on the events below to find out more details.

Clara Talks: A History of North East Clog Dancing – Brenda Walker
Tuesday 21st April 7.30 - 9.00pm
A talk  by Brenda Walker about clog dancing in the North East, its heritage and dancing today. Brenda enjoyed many years of clog dancing and has produced several books on the subject to help dancers learn the steps and keep the art alive. As usual there will be time for questions and refreshments after the... more
Jumble Sale (to be confirmed due to kitchen refurbishment)
Saturday 2nd May 2 - 4pm
Start collecting your pre-loved items for our annual, enormous, mammoth, gigantic JUMBLE SALE!!  Pick up a bargain and celebrate your new purchases with tea, coffee and cake. All proceeds to go to Clara Vale Village Hall.... more
Clara Talks: ‘The Railway Revolution’ – Les Turnbull
Tuesday 19th May 7.30 - 9pm
Most people think the railways began with George Stephenson. This talk will present a different interpretation of history and feature many links of local interest.  Les Turnbull, an acknowledged expert on the early railways who has written several books on the subject, will be speaking about his latest book.  Time for questions and refreshments will... more
‘A Way Home’ play
Friday 12th June 7pm
Touring the North East in June 2020. ‘This house isn’t unfit for habitation. We’re inhabiting it. It’s been habitated for 100 years!’ 1951 saw a third of County Durham’s villages classified as ‘D’. They were no longer deemed worthy of investment and were expected to die quietly. But they wouldn’t. A Way Home is a... more
Clara Talk: ‘Eat, Sleep, Row, Repeat’ – Claire Hughes
Tuesday 7th July 7.30pm - 9pm
When Claire hit 30 in 2010, far from settling down and considering herself approaching middle age, she discovered a new lease of life and re-engaged with her love of the great outdoors and adventurous travel. This has led to a passion for water based and, in true British style, sitting down sports. She started rowing... more