Briavels Assembly Rooms 2013
Briavels Assembly Rooms Registered Charity: 1124367. Registered
charitable company: 6558465 - East
Street, St. Briavels, Nr. Lydney, Gloucestershire, England. U.K.
Thanks to the completion
of 3 phases of refurbishment since 2008, the Assembly Rooms can
now provide an exceptionally desirable venue for a wide rage of
are being sought to undertake the final phase of refurbishment
required. This will include the creation of a safe enclosed walled
garden area to the rear and restoration of the historic and currently
disused 'Reading Room' Nearly there!
New interior glass partition wall,
looking from the café / bar to main hall
Assembly Rooms 2008 ~ Pre-phase 1 renovation...
Assembly Rooms 2011 ~ Pre-phase 2 renovation...
St.Briavels Assembly Rooms are funded & run as a charitable
limited company on the behalf of the parishioners of St.Briavels,
having been built & donated to them by Captain Octavius W.Andrews
CBE, using money donated by his uncle, Charles Lord Denton, circa
winning a Defra grant of £94,000 from the South West Rural
Enterprise Scheme and securing a £96,000 loan from the Charity
Bank, renovation of the main village hall finally began on 21st
April 2008. The main hall was re-built during 2008 and re-opened
in January 2009.
was followed by another phase of refurbishment in 2011 & 2012
as further funds were raised and grants secured from Biffaward,
the FODDC LAG 'Rural Development Programme for England' fund, the
Summerfield Charitable Trust, Magnox North and the £6,000
from the Parish Council.
radically improved and new look Assembly Rooms re-opened fully in
to a stunning new glass partition wall, the Rooms is now a large
open plan flexible space consisting of a combination of 3 serpate
hireable areas. These are the main hall, the stylish recreation
room and cafe/bar area with its own access to the garden and a large
backstage area /office suite with seperate acccess to the garden
through French doors.
new toilets include a disabled loo and a walk in wet showerroom
plus baby changing station. There is also a very pretty reading
room to the side, but this currently awaits major works to bring
it back into use. Funds are currently being sought to achieve this.
THE NEW LIGHT, WARM & AIRY INTERIOR
Briavels Assembly Rooms are run by unpaid volunteers from within
the community. Would you like to get involved?
7pm - 8.30pm
TUESDAYS 9.15am - 11.15am
MOST WEDNESDAYS: 2pm - 3pm
REPS LEVEL 3 ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR
Assembly Rooms - private office suite
2 May / 16 May
30 May / 13 June
Free, confidential advice
1.30pm - 4pm
30 Apr / 14 May
28 May / 11 June
over 50, the
630 190 /
BY THE HOUR
for just £10
& U.K. MOBILE CALLS
(*to 190 countries, inc. all EUROPE, USA, CANADA, INDIA,
AUSTRAILIA, CHINA etc)
broadband / Wi-Fi
telephone, scanner & printer available.
Assembly Rooms Internet Cafe.
07964 865 351
Centre: 0845 090 1234
101 for non emergencies
1st Sat. of the Month
FISH, BREAD & PATISSERIE
BREAKFAST ROLLS & BURGERS
TO BOOK PRIVATELY
OR JUST TURN
UP TO THE OPEN SESSIONS EVERY MONDAY
7pm - 9pm
[ except every 2nd Moday
of the month ]
BRIAVELS ASSEMBLY ROOMS
St. Briavels in 2013!
Dance Class every FRIDAY!
Little Rascals (age 4-5) 4:15 – 4:45pm / £21
for 6 week course
• A-Team (age 6-7) 4:45 – 5:30pm / £30
for 6 week course
• Rebellious (age 8 up) 5:30 – 6:15pm / £30
for 6 week course
Jenny Pickering 01594
you fancy painting or drawing?
you like to join a very friendly, non-threatening group of like-minded
souls, just painting for the fun of it in the company of others?
budding artists are shy and a little afraid of putting paint to
paper or canvas. Please do come along to a small friendly gathering
at the Assembly Rooms once a week.
Wednesdays, 10am ~ 1pm.
check the online diary here.
be afraid to contact me, Ann Kilminster, on 01594 531055
IN THE MONTHLY FUN!
2013 - WINNERS:
12 LUCKY BALLS LEFT…
54, 59, 60, 65, 68, 69, 71, 76,
80, 82, 83, 99
Street, St.Briavels, Gloucestershire
Original Art, St. Briavels Mugs, Prints, Ceramics, Silver Jewellery,
March – Christmas
to Monday – 10.30-5.00
& Toddler Group
per family, inc. a drink & snack.
Play; Toys; Stories; plenty of space to run around.
01594 531 248
WANT TO JOIN IN THE MONTHLY EXCITEMENT?
HERE'S HOW THE 100 CLUB WORKS...
£5 per month,
minimum 12 months will enter you into the ‘100
Club Charitable Lottery’ with your very own number, which
will be put into a monthly draw for cash prizes. The remaining
funds raised will go towards the continued refurbishment &
running costs of St. Briavels Assembly Rooms.
a great way to sustain & protect your local village hall
having a chance of winning money to treat yourself, or donate to
your own special cause!
or for full details, please call 01594 530 217, email email@example.com
/ or visit www.st-briavels.com.
Assembly Rooms are owned by the parishioners of St. Briavels &
Hewelsfield and is a registered charity: 1124367 & registered
charitable company: 6558465
'100 CLUB' CHARITABLE LOTTERY
MANY THANKS TO ALL OUR FUNDERS!
are supported by
by the European Agricultural Fund
for Rural Development: Europe investing
in rural areas
project is also supported under the
England Rural Development Programme
by the Department for Environment,
Food and Rural Affairs and the European
Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee
TO PARISHIONERS OF HEWELSFIELD & ST. BRIAVELS
you aware that St. Briavels Assembly Rooms belongs
are currently funded and run as a charity by local
volunteers - but your help is needed too, in order
to commence the final phase of refurbishment which
will include the walled garden and the Reading Room.
A FUND RAISER'
1 EVENT - Just 1 DAY
decide on something you enjoy doing with friends
- such as lunches, gourmet suppers, coffee mornings,
jumble sales, barbeques ~ and hold one in aid of
your Assembly Rooms. It's a great & rewarding
way to make a contribution back into our community.
Heart willing, but no time / energy / inclination?
Would you rather maybe make a donation of some kind
instead? donate here
great big thank you to all of you who have already
done their bit! These have included donations of
paint, equipment & cash, cakes, art & craft
fairs, guided walks with lunch, fabulous choir concerts,
a lady's pamper night, art group & table tennis
proceeds - even assistance with events. It all helps.
you are interested in joining the committee or can
lend a hand in some way, please call 01594 530 950
for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOGETHER WE MAKE THINGS HAPPEN!
THANKS FOR DONATIONS
AND SUPPORT FROM: