Pianothon for Madagascar ‘Tree Twins’

Join us for a piano music marathon, a cuppa (maybe a cake too) and a browse of the book stall. You don’t have to stay for the whole twelve hours!

Queniborough’s Megan R and family are fundraising for MfM’s Tree Twinning, linking our village’s trees with trees in Madagascar.

“In Madagascar 80% of the plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth. Tree Twinning directly protects biodiversity, mitigates climate change, and strengthens communities. We don’t just plant trees and walk away. We work with the communities who plant the trees so that both people and plants flourish together, sustainably.”

MfM (Money for Madagascar)

The pianothon starts at 8:00 AM in St Mary’s Church, Queniborough and moves to Queniborough Village Hall at 11:00 AM. There will be piano playing across the whole 12 hours with special guests and other musicians from the village taking part. We’d love to see you at any time before the finish line at 8:00 PM.

You can make a donation at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/queni-pianothon.

Find out more about Tree Twinning for Madagascar at https://moneyformadagascar.org/tree_twins/.

Support the village hall with Amazon Smile

How to help your Village Hall whilst you shop online with Amazon at no expense to you!

Do you shop online with Amazon? 

If you do, you can help to raise much needed funds for the Village Hall at no expense to you by using Amazon Smile when you shop.

As a registered charity, during the last few months, we have been able to sign up with Amazon Smile. It’s simple and easy for you to use and here’s how you can do it.

Visit smile.amazon.co.uk where you’ll be asked to nominate a charity. Search for us under the name Queniborough Village Hall. When you’ve done that, bookmark or favourite smile.amazon.co.uk and use that link whenever you buy through Amazon rather than your Amazon App or the Amazon web site. In all other ways your Amazon experience will be the same as usual. 

Queniborough Village Hall will receive a donation of 0.5% of the price of every eligible purchase you make through that link, and should you wish to you can change your nominated charity at any time. We are working hard to keep the Village Hall open, and with increased cleaning costs and reduced income every little extra donation is much needed.

Please support us if you feel able to. Thank you!

Floor repair and maintenance – Spring 2020

Those of you who use the Hall regularly will be aware that towards the end of last year we had a problem with the Hall floor, when an area by the main door into the hall developed what could only be called a mound.

We marked it up and called in a specialist floor contractor, who assessed the situation for us, confirmed that they could actually remedy it and were then booked to carry out the repair and regular maintenance for a period when we would be causing least disruption to you, our users.

When the Hall reopens you will now find a fully refurbished, clean and shiny (but not slippery) floor.

Annual General Meeting 2020

Queniborough Village Hall will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) by Zoom video conference on Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Any Queniborough resident who wishes to attend can do so by emailing queniboroughvillagehall@gmail.com no later than Monday 25th May to request a copy of the link to the meeting. The link will be emailed to you no later than a day before the meeting.

Our AGMs generally take about 30 minutes. This will be the first time we have held one by video link.

The agenda for the meeting is :

  • Welcome, including new potential members
  • Minutes of the AGM held on 8th May 2019
  • Chair’s report on the year 2019/2020
  • Official accounts for year 2019/2020
  • Resignations

Quiz Night at the Royal British Legion, 9 May 2020


Saturday 9 May 2020.

Doors 7 pm. Quiz starts 7:30 pm.

At the Royal British Legion Club, Main Street, Queniborough LE7 8DA

Blockbusters-style quiz night. Only 10 teams, maximum 6 people per team, £3 per person. Nibbles! Prizes! Bragging rights! These quizzes are always a great success. See you there?

This event is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/226826288695571/

Junior Roller Disco, 15 March 2020


We’re sorry to tell you that we have had to cancel the roller disco on Sunday due to insufficient ticket sales. We set ourselves a minimum target and haven’t reached it. This is a first for us. We do still plan to go ahead with the next one on 29th November and ask you to add it to your diary. If you have yet to receive a refund please phone us. Sorry to disappoint you.

It’s back! The Junior Roller Disco is here again on Sunday 15th March 2020 from 2pm to 4pm. You’ll need to bring your own skates, as usual. It’s £5 per skater and you need to buy tickets in advance; they won’t be available on the door. Skaters must be at least 5 years old and if they’re under 9 must be accompanied by their own responsible adult. Refreshments will be available. See you there!

Call us on 0116 269 8256 or 0116 269 2399 for tickets.

You can add this event to your Facebook at www.facebook.com

Queniborough Beer Festival 2020

Friday 21st February 2020 from 7:00 pm to midnight.
Saturday 22nd February 2020 from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm.

Friday night is “Pub Night” including background music and the ever popular Pete’s music quiz at 8:30 pm. No questions, just identify the artists and title. Get there early to get a table! There will be a prize for the winning team. Quiz entry is a suggested donation of £1 per player and all money will go to charity.

Saturday lunchtime is family afternoon with games and activities for children.

Saturday evening features live acoustic music starting at 5 pm with an open mic session and then local acoustic artists from 8 pm onwards.

£5 entry includes your glass and two half pint beer tokens.

£4 entry for card carrying CAMRA members.

Free entry for non-drinkers and under 18’s if accompanied by an adult.

16 real ales including brews from our local breweries and further afield.

Traditional ciders, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee and food available.

Proceeds to local Charities and organisations including the Queniborough Village Hall Appeal and The Queniborough Scout Hut Appeal.

Nerf Battle 29 December 2019

Tickets have SOLD OUT!

Sunday 29 December 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The Nerf Battles are back to get you off the sofa and out between Christmas and New Year!

Age limit between 5 and 14 years; 5 to 9 year-olds must be accompanied by parents. Coffee shop for parents. Entrance by pre-booked ticket only. £5 a head per session. Battlers to bring their own Nerf gun (or similar) and own eye protection wear. No mega guns! QVH will supply all Nerf darts. Call Andy on 07890 943261 for tickets and more info.

Beauty and the Beast panto 11 January 2020

Beauty and the Beast. A young woman in a flowing red dress with a vast train stands on the steps of a dark temple at dusk.

Tickets have SOLD OUT! It’s going to be a great evening. We’ll see all you lucky people there.

Saturday 11 January 2020. Doors open 6:30 pm. Show starts at 7:00 pm.

Family tickets (2+2) for £15. Adults £5.50. Children £3.50. Call 0116 269 8256 or 0116 269 2399 for tickets.

Panto time at Queniborough Village Hall! The troupe are back again for another feast of fun and merriment for all the family. This year they’re giving us Beauty and the Beast, a wonderful story with something for everyone.

Call us for tickets soon. In previous years the panto has sold out quickly. This is possibly our most popular event each year. “Oh no it isn’t.” Oh yes it is! We look forward to seeing you there.

Poster for the panto Beauty and the Beast at Queniborough Village Hall on Saturday 11 January 2020.