Welcome to the Hanham Folk Centre Home Page.

Our current website was created in 2001, and now looks a little out of date – as such it is being completely redeveloped and will be back in the Summer 2004.

We will then bring you the latest information on on lettings, functions and activites as well as a host of information on the people, history and operation of the Hanham Folk Centre.

Here you can find out all about our community centre from membership of the centre and social club to centre activities hfc_1and full details of What’s On.

As a registered charity we do have some restrictions on the type of activities we can support.

In addition, we have a range of rooms available for hire, they are suitable for large and small functions including weddings and parties to meetings for business to small groups. We also looking to start new activities.

Our Vision

“Our vision is to be a welcoming community focused organisation providing a place where people can flourish and enhance the community. We see a future that is sustainable, well managed and developing, through a family focused centre which is available when wanted, thriving, and well utilised, and provides the facilities and activities that are needed.”

Longer Term Objectives

The Objective of the centre from our Governing Document is “to permit the centre to be used in perpetuity as a non-sectarian and non-party place of recreation and social intercourse under the name Hanham Folk Centre for the advantage or benefit of the inhabitants” . Our current long-term objectives are:

Our Mission

“Our mission is to provide a clean, safe and welcoming venue to the community which, through its facilities and activities, allows people to learn and develop skills, socialise and gain friendships”.

On-Line Publications

As part of being a Charity we are committed to having an open management style, and as such we strive to publish as much information as possible on these webpages. See our Publications page.

Current Objectives

  • Recruit Trustees and Volunteers
  • Increase utilisation through advertising
  • Reduce costs & increase efficiencies
  • Improve internal communications
  • Clarify roles
  • Survey the community
  • Improve financial processes
  • Measure performance
  • Expand the services and facilities