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Havers Community Centre offers two rooms which can also be joined into one large room. PLEASE NOTE IF YOU WISH TO HIRE THE ENTIRE HALL YOU NEED TO BOOK BOTH THE LARGER SIDE OF THE HALL AND THE SMALLER SIDE OF THE HALL. There is also a committee room for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. Suitable for the elderly and disabled. Rates from £5 per hour.

Havers Community Centre offers two rooms which can also be joined into one large room. There is also a committee room for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. Suitable for the elderly and disabled. If you have children, enjoy quizzes, sporting activities, drama or simply wish to socialise with your friends and neighbours, we look forward to seeing you at The Havers Community Centre soon. The centre has a large hall, which can be divided to make a main and a smaller hall, available for hire separately or as a whole. A large functional kitchen has serving hatchways into the main hall. There is also a good size committee room, which would be available for one-to-one use or for committee meetings. This room is equipped with several desk-height electrical sockets for IT use and Wi-Fi, making it ideal for teaching or club use. 
To hire, contact Tracey Gaynor 01279 715004 ( for regular bookings contact Anne Shirley 01279 712146 ( 

Dog training sessions are not permitted in this venue. Only Guide Dogs permitted in the venue

Please Note: No 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st birthday parties are permitted at this venue. 

Parties ages 12+ are required to leave a £300 cash damage deposit.

Please Note: The use of helium balloons, paper lanterns and naked flamed candles are not permitted at this community centre.

Please Note: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to Havers Community Centre, during out of office hours, please contact the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre Tel No 01279 715001, they have spare keys and are open on Saturdays between 10:00-16:00hrs. 
In case of emergency please contact Mrs Forrest 07840 095991 or Mr Wyllie on 07799 595045.

Pricing :
Pricing per hour
Hirer Hall (larger side) 2023 Hall (Smaller Side) 2023 Both Sides (Entire Hall) 2023 Committee Room 2023
Private Hire* £12.00 £9.40 £19.26 £6.00
OFSTED Registered Play Schools & Uniformed Groups* £7.20 £5.64 £11.56 £6.00
Commercial* £14.40 £11.28 £23.11 £6.00
All Hires - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays £19.20 £15.04 £30.82 £6.00
*Except Weekends/Public holidays after 6pm
Room Information :
Room Capacity (people) Dimensions
Main Hall maximum standing capacity 70; maximum seated 50 11.37m x 9.26m
Baden Powell Room maximum standing capacity 40; maximum seated 25 11.37m x 5.84m
Both Halls max standing 110/115; max seated 78 As above
Committee Room maximum seated 6 2.97m x 2.85m
Tables & Chairs in cupboard opposite toilets in corridor 48 x adult material covered chairs 30 x blue plastic chairs 10 x 8 x 6' tables & 6 x 4 x 4' tables - children's furniture 38 x kids chairs - tables 3 x blue tables 6 x kids tables - (6 around table) The room capacity totals should be used as a guidance only. The numbers quoted are the absolute maximum ‘standing’ side by side capacity. Room capacity (people) totals quoted does not take into account the space needed around any front facing teacher/fitness instructor/entertainer, nor does it take into account the space taken up by the hirers/attendees equipment

Waytemore Road Bishop's Stortford Herts

CM23 3GR
Latest News :


Thursday starting 12 October 2023 EASY Seated Exercise to Music 10:30-11:30 Baden Powel Hall for further information contact Debbie email or phone 07904198309

Mondays starting 4 September Nuffield Health Class in the Main Hall for further information contact Aimee or phone 07493426207

Fridays, This Girl Can exercise classes; Main Hall 08:15-09:15 hrs (class 45 mins) (all year round): This Girl Can Classes provide a welcoming beginner's community where getting it it wrong is totally alright. The goal is to help women relieve stress, build confidence and connect with others.  Classes are for those looking to get into exercise for the first time, or after a break. Starts 15 September 2023.  For further details contact Lisa 07833236881 or email

Fridays - Re starting September 2004 -The Phonics Fox  in the Baden Powell Hall Classes at 11:00-11:45 or 12:45 - 13:30 for further details contact Amy email or phone 07923281396  web page CONTACT AMY FOR DETAILS OF TASTER SECTION IN AUGUST -  The Phonics Fox® provides fun and engaging classes for 2 – 5 year. Through practical activities, games and stories children develop the foundations they need to become confident readers and writers. Our classes are all about teaching the building blocks of phonics whilst learning through play. Children will have so much fun they won’t even realise they are learning! The Phonics Fox® classes ignite imaginations and develop a lifelong love of literacy. We hope to welcome you to one of our classes soon.

Wednesdays Clubbercise with Lisa M in the Main Hall & Baden Powell 20:00-21:00 starting 4 January  2023 for further details contact Lisa 07833236881 or email

Wednesdays, This Girl Can exercise classes; Main Hall 10:45-11:45 (class 45 mins) (term time only): This Girl Can Classes are fun and friendly classes where getting it wrong is totally alright. These classes offer a mixture of low-intensity exercise styles that makes them ideal for everyone, whether they`re new to exercise or are just getting back into it. The classes are designed to help build self-confidence, demonstrate new moves and build fitness levels in a supportive environment!  Start 26 April 2023. For further details contact Lisa 07833236881 or email

Saturdays The Little Dance Academy 08:45-10:30 in the Baden Powell Hall for further details contact Georgina  tel 07453511644 email book via

Thursday The Little Dance Academy 09:15-10:00 in the Baden Powell Hall, for further details contact Georgina tel 072553511644 email  book via

Fridays The Little Dance Academy 09:15-10:30 in the Main Hall for further details contact Georgina  tel 07453511644 email book via

9:20am - 9:50am Parent & Me Ballet

10:00am - 10:30am Ballet Bunnies

Parent & Me Ballet (18months - 3yrs)Join us for 30 minutes of uninterrupted fun with your little one! We introduce basic dance moves to your little dancer with assistance from a parent or carer, and make sure they experience the joy of movement from the beginning. It’s a magical class filled with props and music that is sure to capture your little one’s imagination whilst fostering a love of dance. 

Ballet Bunnies (3 - 4yrs)Our ballet bunnies get the perfect introduction to Ballet at LDA! We introduce our dancers to iconic ballet shows like Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Coppélia; while exploring new ways of moving and developing the foundations of this classical dance form. We always aim to inspire our little dancers in an environment filled with magic, wonder and games. With new themes and forms of movement introduced throughout the term, our little dancers are always immersed in a class filled with joy, laughter, pointed toes and perfect twirls.  i

If your little dancer loves to move, this is the class to get them movin’, boppin’ and groovin’ away!

Wednesday Active Chair Yogat4Health Baden Powell Hall 09:30-10:30 for further details contact Carole 07710464742 or email

Tuesday  - Forever Cycling East Herts over 50's Baden Powell Hall 13:00-14:00 for further details contact Adam Howard 07538 706560 email

Thursdays  Herts Musical Memories for the over 50's stimulating memories through song - in the  Main Hall 11:30-13:00 for further details contact:- or phone 02089505757 webpage

Sunday  Irish Dancing new times from 9 October 2022  17:00-18:30 in the Baden Powell Hall and  18:30-19:30 in the Main Hall for further details contact Mandy 07713974077 or email

Tuesday - Why not try Adult Ballet 10:00-11:00 in Baden Powell Hall for further information Gill email phone 07968376293 

Wednesday Active Yoga4Health- 09:30-10:30 - Baden Powell Hall for further information contact Carole 07710464742 or email 

Saturdays Irish Dancing for Children 09:30-11:00 in the Baden Powel Hall for further information contact Mandy 07713974077 or email

Thursday Belly Dance Classes - Main Hall, 20:30-21:30 for further details contact Debbie   07904198309 or email 

Wednesday Fitness Pilates 09:30-10:30- Main hall contact Mandy  07713272664J

Monday Babyballet - Main Hall 09:15-11:45  13:00 - 14:45 and 16:00-16:45
The award-winning babyballet Song and Dance Academy is a wonderfully exciting educational movement to music programme for pre-school boys and girls from 6 months to 6 years.  Contact Catherine 07984124404 or email
Photos from left to right: Outside view of Havers; Both sides of hall i.e. Main Hall and Baden Powell Room (this can be split into two by a closing folding partition wall (Main Hall (large side) Baden Powell Room (small side) - Hirers can book one or two sides of hall;  Kitchen (hirers have shared use of kitchen when hiring one side of hall).


Main hall off kitchen at Havers ((larger side of hall)
photo of kitchen at Havers