Ditchling Village Barn and Green … Booking enquiry page

Please click here to read the Booking Guidance Notes, which will give you important information about the barn and facilities, plus the costs. Please also refer to the FAQ page before you contact us, to save us answering unnecessary questions.

Booking Enquiry Form Notes
* Please enter a telephone number in case we need to call you. We prefer to communicate by email.
* Booking times are daily between 08:00 and midnight (music must finish by 23:00).
* Unfortunately we can no longer accommodate 16th, 18th or 21st birthday parties for non-residents of Ditchling.

Please use the form below to send us a booking enquiry for the Barn and/or Green for your event – this is an enquiry about availability, not a definite booking. If you succeed in sending your booking enquiry, you will receive an immediate auto-response email. If you don’t get one, please check all required details have been filled and try again. An auto-response does not mean your booking is confirmed, we will email you to confirm. Alternatively, send all the details to us by email to info@friendsofditchling.co.uk. We respond to every email, normally within about 3-5 days, so if you don’t see our email, please check your spam folder!

Booking enquiry form Guide price:

We restrict the number of marquees over spring-early autumm, and don't allow them late autumn-winter. Barn booking includes use of the sunken garden on the east side and, by arrangment, use of the main green too.
Specify times from first arrival on site to final departure, not just the event itself.
The Barn holds approx. 80 people comfortably standing (with small dance area) or 60-70 seated. Over 80 people may require gazebos or a marquee and hire of additional toilets.
If you are selling alcohol, you must apply to Lewes District Council for a TEN licence.
All music must be played at a reasonable volume, and must finish by 23:00 at the latest.
Add £40. Provides access to 70 sets of crockery, cutlery & glasses (champagne, wine, tumbler & pint). The main hire price includes use of 70 sets of cups, saucers and side plates, a hot water urn, large milk jugs, sugar bowls and thermos serving jugs. You must wash up yourselves, we have no dishwasher!
Please provide a short description & contact details for event tickets to show on our Events page.
If you are not local to Ditchling or nearby (BN6 postcode), please mention your connection to the area.

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