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Levens Village Institute
A Venue for the Whole Community. Registered Charity: 223443
Levens Village Institute comprises of 2 rooms for hire with kitchen facilities on both floors. It is already used for a wide variety of regular events. As well as regular meetings, it can also be hired for parties and one-off events such as Quiz Nights and Games Nights.
The Institute is fully checked for accessibility and health and safety and holds both PRS and PPL Licences. All policies are available for hirers to view and booking a room (or rooms) is easy.
Should you wish to look round the Village Institute prior to booking , please contact Alan Miller 015395 60334.
Please note that users of the Institute should not use the gravel driveway at the rear of the Institute as this is a private road for Coach House, Walnut tree House and Walnut Tree Cottage. Thank you.
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To book or hire a room, please see the booking form below or contact Alan or Helen on 015395 60334.
Set in an ideal and easily accessible location in the heart of the village, the Institute offers facilities for all your needs. If you would like to look around the Institute at any time then please do contact us to arrange an appointment.
History of the Institute
Originally, a Reading Room called the Levens Mens' Institute; the Institute is situated in the centre of the village just down from the shop at the junction of Lowgate and Hutton Lane.
The building comprises a large upper room with tables and chairs, kitchen and smaller lower room which is used predominantly by Levens Toddler Group. There are toilet facilities both up and downstairs, and a newly installed disabled access toilet at street level by the main entrance.
Regular groups using the Institute also include 1st Levens Brownies, Levens Local History Group, and the Appalachian dancers. The venue is regularly hired out for children’s parties, Christenings etc.
Policies and Procedures
These are links to the main Policies and Procedures for Levens Village Institute. All policies and procedures are reviewed in May of each year unless brought forward for review earlier.
For General Enquiries, please contact Alan and Helen Miller
Tel: 015395 60334.
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Acrylic Art Class: 9:30am-12:30pm
Mere Quilters 2:00pm-4:00pm
Watercolours Art Class: 9:30am-12:30pm
Legs Levens/Appalachian Dancers: 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of each month, 8-10pm
Other regular users
The Tuesday Club: 3rd Tuesday in the month 2:00pm-4:00pm
Local History Group: 3rd Thursday of the Month
To see all bookings, check Institute Bookings
Chair Stephen Read
Secretary Alan Miller
Treasurer John Wood
Bookings Secretaries Helen and Alan Miller
Member Sheila Watson
Representing the Parish Council Susie Bagot
Representing the History Group Stephen Read
Representing Brownies Sarah Dickinson
Representing Other Institute Users: Frank Routledge and Kath Dawson
Representing the Appalachian Dancers Chris Riley
Representing LAFS Hugh Connor
Representing the P.C.C Mary Orr
Representing Toddlers Wendy Mobbs
Representing Ladies of Levens Naomi Capstick
General Enquiries: Alan Miller
Committee meeting minutes
How to find Levens Institute
Levens Village Institute,
Lowgate, Levens, Near Kendal LA8 8NL