Redbourn Village Hall

since 1921

June 2017

RVHMC AGM Wed 14th June at 7.30pm

Would you like to be more involved in the Redbourn Community, do you have business and practical skills that you would like to put towards a rewarding community project?

RVH needs new Committee Members!!

RVH is a Registered Charity, which is maintained for the benefit of all Redbourn residents

Please support Redbourn Village Hall!

All are welcome at the RVHMC AGM to find out more about the running of RVH 

Tillys Dance Factory



Thursday 1st June - 10am to 1pm

Tilly invites you to let your child act up a little and immerse themselves in a creatively charged environment whilst working with professional performers. 

Students are given training in dance, acting, voice, singing and arts and crafts. 

Tilly's camp is designed to create a hands on theatre experience and is focused on building performance skills and self confidence. 

Campers do not need any previous experience and the students will be split into age appropriate groups.

----limited spaces------

Contact: Tilly 

Phone: 07792 265256



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St Albans & Redbourn Stamp Fair

Saturday 3rd June

10am to 4pm

Free Admission

Buying and selling. 

Stamps, postal history, modern covers, postcards and philatelic accessories

Contact: Graham O'Hara 

Office: 01582 876651 

Mobile: 07710 683122

Due to the unexpected and very sad death of June who organised the Good Companions this June event has been cancelled. 

Redbourn Good Companions

Tue 6th June 2pm to 4pm Cancelled 

The Redbourn Good Companions welcomes all Redbourn residents aged 55 and over.

The annual subscription is £6 and a monthly payment of £1.50 is paid to cover costs & hiring fees.

Transport is available, please contact to arrange. 

Contact:  T.B.C 


Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service (HHAS)

Tuesday 6th June 2pm to 4pm 

HHAS run a drop-in resource centre in the Care Office at RVH. 

HHAS volunteers provide a basic hearing aid maintenance service, including cleaning and re-tubing NHS hearing aids, replacing batteries and troubleshooting problems.

Please bring your NHS book along.

Contact: Garnet Newman

Phone (Voice): 01707 324582

Phone (Text): 01707 375486



CVS St Albans

Wednesday 7th June 10am – 12/noon
Centenary Room – Redbourn Village Hall

Community Grants Fund 

Applications for grants from the Council’s 2017/18 Community Grants Fund Applications are NOW OPEN and will close at 5pm on Friday 30th June 2017.
The Community Grants Fund aims to provide Voluntary and Community Groups with a flexible funding opportunity to support the delivery of projects and activities that benefit the local community. £70,700 is available to fund local projects. Community groups that fulfil the criteria, can apply for grants between £500 and £5,000. The main way to access specific information and advice about the Council’s Community Grant Fund is to attend one of the advice surgeries where you will be able to find out if and how your project fits into this year’s SADC funding priorities.

This will be a great chance to discuss your application with Kate Newton from the CVS who will take you through the application process.

There is no need to book but if you would like to let us know you are coming or have access needs please contact Kate.

Key Documents
The key documents for applying for a community grant can be viewed via these links 

Advice Surgeries  – will be aimed at groups wishing to discuss their project ideas and will cover the key elements of a successful application. Further Advice Surgeries  will be for those groups who have completed a draft grant application and are attending to discuss any minor beneficial amendments.

Contact: Kate 

Phone: 01727 814644



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Redbourn Women's Institute

Thursday 9th June at 7.30pm

"Passion for Pearls" - part II with Frances Benton

Pennies for Friendship Competition: An item of "Pearl" jewellery 

Join local members of the WI each month for a meeting with a guest speaker and a Pennies for Friendship Competition.

All visitors are welcome 

Contact: Rosemary

Phone: 01582 794453

June farmer being presented with the shield for the "Redbourn Community Champion" in 2014 in recognition for her 40+ years of voluntary service to community groups and good causes in Redbourn. 

June Farmer Memorial Celebration

Saturday 10 June 2pm - 5pm

Redbourn Village Hall

The Farmer family would like to invite anyone who knew June to a celebration of her life at Redbourn Village Hall on Saturday 10 June at 2pm. 

This will be an afternoon of songs, sketches and readings followed by tea and cake. 

As many of you will know, June was an active and valued member of the community, who organised and took part in many activities, such as Redbourn Players, Redbourn Village Hall Management Committee, the Charities Fair, Good Companions and even delivering the Common Round. 

If you would like to attend, please


To June's husband Geoff, at this email:

Redbourn U3A

Monthly meeting with guest speaker

Fran Sandham -

"Traversa - My solo walk across Africa " 

Plus AGM 

Wednesday 21st June

Doors open at 2.00 pm with the meeting commencing at 2.30 p.m in the Main Hall

Visitors are welcome to attend the presentations for a small entrance fee (£2.50)

Tea and coffee are served in the Centenary Room

Contact: Pauline Ridgwell (meetings)

Phone: 01582 626055



poster to follow

If you are at all interested in the future of Redbourn please visit this important exhibition,

it is your chance to find out more!

The Crown Estate 

Friday 23rd June open from 4pm to 8pm

This exhibition is the second round of public consultation about the proposed development of land to the west of Redbourn known as East Hemel by the land owners The Crown Estate. The proposal is to build around 2,500 new homes and the associated infrastructure on the Green belt land.