GRCC Village Halls Week Sessions

Village Halls Week is a national campaign, shining a spotlight on the contribution England’s village halls and community buildings make to the lives of those around them.  It is an opportunity for hall management committees to celebrate their work and get inspiration from others.

As part of the 2022 campaign, GRCC invites you to a series of six Zoom sessions where you will have the opportunity to meet the supplier - experts in areas of particular interest to community building trustees.

Please use the links beneath to book the sessions you would like to attend - please note that due to the high demand anticipated, places are limited to one person (one screen) per community building.

All sessions will include limited Q & A time.

Session 1: Monday 24th Jan (14:00 to 15:15)

Guest speaker 1 - Norris & Fisher Insurance Brokers

                          (Insurance for community buildings)

Guest speaker 2 - You're Welcome Gloucestershire


To book your place click here.

Session 2: Tuesday 25th Jan (18:00 to 19:00)


We will celebrate 100 years in 2023 - meet our Community Development Team and our new CEO, learn more about what we do, what we plan for the future and the range of support we offer village halls and community buildings.  There's a lot to GRCC - make sure you know of all the ways we can help your community building and your community!

To book your place click here.

Session 3: Wednesday 26th Jan (12:00 to 13:15)

Guest speaker 1 - SRS Sound Reduction Systems

                             (Acoustic absorption products)

Guest speaker 2 - GDA

                             (Hearing loops)

To book your place click here.

Session 4: Thursday 27th Jan (10:00 to 11:15)

Guest speaker 1 - Hallmaster

                             (Online booking and invoice management)

Guest speaker 2 - Decibel Fire & Security

                             (Remote entry system specialist)

To book your place click here.

Session 5: Thursday 27th Jan (16:00 to 17:15)

Guest speaker 1 - CSE Centre for Sustainable Energy


Guest speaker 2 - Spacehive

                             (Crowdfunding platform)

To book your place click here.


Session 6: Wed 26th Jan (15:00 to 16:00)

Guest speaker - Stephen Moore of Gloucestershire Carers Hub

Stephen is the community liaison for this Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group commissioned service for unpaid carers.  Hear how the service helps unpaid carers access their rights and enables a better understanding of the role of unpaid carers in the community.

Stephen will help you consider how a Carer Aware Carer Café could help bring unpaid carers into your community space.

To book your place click here.

Zoom links to all sessions will be sent out to those who have booked on Friday 21st January - so please book all sessions before then.