Events at Budworth Hall  May Onwards 


To our regular hirers and users of Budworth Hall, we would like to thank you for your support and understanding during this difficult time. As you are aware the Budworth Hall is temporarily closed following government advice due to Covid-19. We would like to assure everyone that we will be back as soon as it is safe to do so. As and when we receive updates regarding our re-opening we will update you on here and our website. If you do have any questions or queries or new email address is or call 01277 363 888.


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 come along for a chat and have a look at our facilities. 

The on site Coffee Bar and Restaurant is run by Nerissa and Claire.  It’s open Tuesday – Saturday. 

Budworth Hall office hours:  9.30am-1pm Monday to Friday01277 363888.  Email Web: 

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.

For more details, please visit