Charlton Down Village Hall can be booked to host a wide range of events with three rooms and kitchen facilities available – see room plan for more details. Residents of Charlton Down, Charminster and Forston receive a discount of 50% if they are hiring the hall for a private function.

News for 2024 is that the trustee team have been working with Low Energy Dorset to cut the expenditure of electric and to improve our green credentials. More details about this project is here: Reduce Carbon Emissions Project


WeddingWhether it is a Civil Wedding, Reception or both, your special day can be celebrated in our beautiful ballroom.

With 300 square meters of space in the ballroom there is ample room for your family and guests and room for dancing. Read More





Taste of Dorset Awards & Dinner 016aCharlton Down Village Hall has a ballroom that seats up to 250 people and is an ideal venue for conferences.

Situated four miles from the County town of Dorchester, three rooms are available together or separately. All have Audio Visual capabilities and high speed internet access.



Table TennisWe have several groups using the hall that you can join – see our regular events page