Topsham Matthews Hall

Facilities
  • Bar available

  • Carpark

  • Disabled access

  • Disabled toilets

  • Inside toilets

  • Kitchen available

  • Stage available

  • Street parking

Description

Matthews Hall, dating from 1928 and named after its builder and donor James Woodrow Matthews has been a community focus for 80 years. Originally a cinema, it has two public rooms seating up to 250 and 60 persons, and it is used by Societies, Associations and businesses for commercial, educational and leisure activities, for which it has a license under the Licensing Act 2003.
The hall has recently been thoroughly modernised.
It comprises: Main hall. (180m2) with added stage with lighting and dressing rooms. It has a recently renovated maple floor which is suitable for badminton and dancing. It seats up to 200 persons;
On the first floor is a smaller Council Chamber with stair lift access.
In the entrance area there is a café bar, disabled WC, ramp to entrance area,
The café bar is available for renting together with the main hall, thus providing a first class venue for receptions, dinners, dances, concerts, plays, lectures and other entertainments.
A public car park adjoins the building with adjacent disabled access.
Every Saturday there is a community market which is very popular, selling locally sourced foods and fresh produce, antiques, curios, bric a brac, metalwork and plants.
The café bar is open to the public for coffees, refreshments and light lunches on Monday to Saturday.
Booking Matthews Hall
The facilities are extensive and charges competitive. Operating times are: Monday to Saturday 0800-2330; Sunday by special arrangement. Booking manager contact details: Veronica Coe 01392 876865. Further details can be found on the webpage listed above.
Stalls at the Saturday market may be booked with the Market Manager, Mrs Rita Williams, 01392 873616. Registration forms can be downloaded, filled in and sent to the address shown.

Rooms available
Room name Description Seating (at tables) Standing capacity Tables Chairs
Main Hall
16m by 10m with stage
120
250
20
120
Council Chamber
First floor
30
6
10
30