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Morgan Three-Wheeler Club Night Rally

We’re delighted to announce that The Morgan Three-Wheeler Club is planning a night rally starting at Rowsley Village Hall on 20 April. Previous events in Rowsley took place in 2016, 2021 and 2023. It’s specifically for Morgan three-wheelers and will have the approval of Motor Sport UK, the ACU and Derbyshire Police. The original Morgan […]

New Yoga Classes at Rowsley Village Hall

From 17 April, we are delighted to welcome Andrea who will be offering yoga classes on Wednesday mornings from 11am-12pm every week. These classes will be perfect if you: – Think yoga isn’t for you – Want to feel stronger – Are looking for some calm – Want to improve your mobility and flexibility These […]

An Easter Party by the Boogie Academy

The Boogie Academy of Performing Arts is back at Rowsley Village Hall with an exciting Easter Party. Aimed at children aged 4-12, this all day workshop will begin at 9:30am and pick up time is 3pm on Thursday 4 April. It promises to be a fun day of acting, singing, street dance, musical theatre with […]

Rotary Club Quiz Night

The Derbyshire Dales Rotary Club will be holding a quiz night, which will take place at the village hall on Friday 15 March; doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start. There will be prizes for the winning team (maximum 4 per team) and there will also be a wooden spoon. The cost is £10 per […]

Shrove Tuesday

Our next Community Hub takes place on Shrove Tuesday, 13 February, 9am until 12.30pm, during which we will be serving pancakes. Shrove Tuesday, or more commonly known in the UK as Pancake Day, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent is the period of 40 days that lead […]

Fundraising Easter Bingo

The team at Rowsley Village Hall have organised another fundraising bingo event, which will take place at 7pm on Saturday 23 March. During the fundraising event, refreshments will be available and there will also be a raffle offering a selection of prizes.

Bohemian Woodcrafts

Bohemian Woodcrafts, run by Debbie Mills, is going to be running a fun and interactive workshop to celebrate Mothers’ Day on Saturday 3 March at Rowsley Village Hall, from 11am to 12.30pm. During the workshop, which costs £25 per person, attendees will discover the art of blending essential oils to create unique scents that promote […]

Watercolour Workshops

Local watercolour artist, Costa, is going to be running a number of watercolour workshop, which will take place in the village hall on the following dates: Thursday 15 February Thursday 22 February Thursday 7 March Saturday 16 March Running from 1.30-3.30pm, the events are aimed at complete novices; they will be relaxed and informal, with […]

Flower Arranging Course

Bohemian Woodcrafts is going to be running a flower arranging course on Sunday 10 December at 11.00am at Rowsley Village Hall, using her whittled flowers. To secure a place contact Debbie at For more information visit her Facebook page.

Paper Kite Duo Returns

We are delighted to announce that the fabulous Paper Kite duo has been re-booked for Friday 24 November here at Rowsley Village Hall, starting at 7.30pm. Doors open: 7pm. During the event there will be a quiz and raffle, with prizes generously donated by local businesses. The bar will be open to serve drinks throughout. […]

Table Top Sale 26 November

The Rowsley Village Hall Table Top Sale will take place on Saturday 26 November from 10am to 4pm, during which there will be a wide range of items on sale: Christmas decorations Antiques & collectables Christmas gifts Crafts Free entry, with tea, coffee and cakes for sale on the day. Tables cost £10 | For more information […]

GRowsley Apple Day 2023

We can’t wait to get started on this year’s Apple Day which falls on 22 October. Come and join us to learn about and experience apple pressing as well as fun and games, hot drinks, apple juice and cake. The event will begin the village hall at 10am.

Our fabulous new look

The re-decoration of Rowsley Village Hall is now complete and we’re delighted to say it looks amazing, thanks to Simon and Dean, of SPD Decorators, who have completely transformed the main hall, the WI room and kitchen. The contemporary colour scheme looks fresh and inviting, and we hope that everyone who uses the hall – […]

New child safety gate installed

The team at Rowsley Village Hall would like to thank Wayne Luck of Millwood Joinery for his expertise and craftsmanship for building their fabulous new child safety gate. Due to the width of the entrance doors into the main hall an off-the-shelf gate wasn’t suitable, so the Trustees approached Wayne to help solve the problem. […]

Reel Rowsley relaunches

After a break of three years, Reel Rowsley, our fabulous community cinema, is back with the brand new Puss In Boots: The Last Wish, which we will be screening on Saturday 15 July at 2pm. This family-friendly film (rated PG) is suitable for children over the age of eight. There are 75 tickets on sale, […]

New class starts 10 June

On Saturday 10 June, Boogie Academy – for children who want to learn to act, sing and dance in a fun and friendly environment – launches at Rowsley Village Hall. Children develop exciting characters, strong singing techniques and high energy jazz dancing. Classes are split into three fun half hour sessions and allow children to […]

GRowlsey Plant Swap

Please come down to Rowsley Village Hall on Sunday 4 June for a GRowsley Plant swap. You can bring all plants, from just a seed all the way to a fully grown plant, to swap. Coffee and cake will also be served. We look forward to seeing you there

Community Litter Pick 8 May

On Bank Holiday Monday 8 May Rowsley will be having a litter pick, starting at 10am until 12 midday. This will be followed by bacon butties and hot drinks in the village hall. We will be meeting at 9.45am to hand-out refuse bags and to allocate an area of the village to clear. Please bring […]

Coronation Day 6 May

The Parish Council and Village Hall would like to invite you to join us at Rowsley Village Hall on Saturday 6 May from 10am to watch the Coronation on the big screen. Enjoy good company, hot drinks, cakes, sandwiches and a glass of fizz to toast the new king. Please let us know if you’re […]

Community Hub & Toddler Group update

The Trustees are delighted to announced that the Community Hub & Toddler Group will continue to run every Tuesday from 11 April, between 9am and 1pm. The new weekly event will build on the success of the Warm Hub initiative that started in January, which will continue to incorporate home working spaces, with free WiFi, and the […]

GRowsley Volunteers meet-up

At 7pm on Wednesday 19 April, the GRowsley Volunteers will be meeting at the Grouse & Claret in Rowsley. Everyone is welcome to attend where they can enjoy a drink and a chat, and catch up on GRowsley Volunteers’ Plant Swap & Sale event that will take place in June.

Charity Ferret Racing 21 April

Tickets are now on sale for the Derbyshire Dales Rotary’s Ferret Racing evening which will take place on Friday 21 April at 7pm at Rowsley Village Hall. Tickets are priced at £12 per person, with concessionary group tickets also available, which include a pie and pea supper. Along with a bar serving a selection of […]

Polling Day 4 May

On Thursday 4 May it is Polling Day. People living in and around Rowsley will be voting at the village hall. Remember photo voter ID is needed, otherwise you will not be allowed to vote. Get in touch if you or anyone you know needs help getting to vote. For more information about the elections […]

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New pilates class

The Trustees of Rowsley Village Hall are delighted to announce that a new pilates class, which started in early March has been well received. The classes are held in the main hall on Wednesday evenings, from 6-7pm. The cost is £9 per person per session (on a pay-as-you-go basis). Suitable for beginners and improvers, Theresa teaches mat-based classes […]

Reel Rowsley needs you!

Reel Rowsley is a community cinema, but desperately needs volunteers to help coordinate a new season of screenings and help re-start what was a successful community event.  No previous experience is necessary, whether you would like to help as volunteer, usher/usherette or at the box office. You just need some enthusiasm, a little spare time […]

Warm Spaces launches in Rowsley

Following a number of successful grant applications and generous donations, Rowsley Village Hall will be holding a weekly Cake & Company Warm Hub starting on Tuesday 10 January, from 9.30am to 1.00pm, which will run until Tuesday 28 March. Rowsley Village Hall will offer a warm, safe place where all members of our community will […]

We’re hiring

Here at Rowsley Village Hall we’re going to be opening a Community Café and Warm Hub in January 2023.  We are looking for a dynamic Warm Hub & Community Café Manager to manage the café with support from the village hall management committee.   Our aim is to create a warm and welcoming community space with the potential […]

New website

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new website, which has been designed and built by Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications. The new site has been designed to be easy to navigate, with all the information clearly presented, along with an events calendar and bookings page where prospective hirers can send in initial enquiries […]

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