Regular Events at Budworth Hall                      


Keep Fit, Tina Kaufman

Karate, Daniel Cuthbert

Maximize Fitness, Michelle 


Senior Wellbeing Hub

Ballroom Dancing, Emma Stocker

Maximize Fitness, Michelle


Maximize Fitness, Michelle

The Ongar Singers, Margaret Payne

Maximize Fitness, Michelle


Slimming World

Maximize Fitness, Michelle


Maximize Fitness, Michelle


Maximize Fitness, Michelle

Budworth Hall Hire 

The Ballroom, Concert Hall and Committee Room are available for hire 7 days a week at competitive rates.  Please contact us for availability.  Individual pricing applies for Weddings, depending upon requirements. 


If you’re looking to start a weekly or regular event, we’re always willing to help with new ventures. 

Please telephone 07918 462 959 if you would like to book in to have a look at our facilities. 


The on site Coffee Bar and Restaurant is run by Nerissa and Claire.  It’s open on Tuesday – Saturday 9.00 am – 15:00 pm and the first Sunday of each month 10:00 am – 14:00 pm. 


Telephone: 07918 462 959  






Community Health and Wellbeing

The Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Team provides a programme of community events, activities, courses, classes and projects throughout the district in order to promote healthy lifestyles (see menu on right hand side for more information). The Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Team’s aim is to encourage and increase participation in sport, physical activity, play and to promote health and wellbeing opportunities for all ages and abilities. We also aim to enable all sections of the community to have access to a wide range of high quality sports, leisure and health and wellbeing services.

Ongar Art Society

Ongar Art Society welcomes artists of all levels of experience as well as those who simply have an interest in the subject.

We meet on the second Thursday of each month, 8-10pm, for demonstrations, talks and critiques of members works. Members may exhibit at our Summer Exhibition as well as a Winter Art Sale, both of which are held at Budworth Hall. We also offer workshops and sketching days for members.

Our monthly meetings are held at High Ongar Village Hall, Mill Lane, High Ongar, CM5 9RN.

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