Page Last Updated: 24/10/2023



This page will be updated with details of businesses and individuals that have previously been hired for events at Benenden Village Hall or may be able to assist if you are planning an event.

If you have any photos that would be suitable for this page or are a local company or individual that provides services or items for children’s parties, please contact the hall manager regarding being added to this page.

Choose from over 350 different Bouncy Castles, Assault Courses, Disco Domes, Soft Play, Slides, Bungee Runs & Inflatable Games which we have been supplying to private homes, schools, village fetes and businesses throughout Kent and East Sussex since 1997.

Disco, Karaoke, Quiz nights, Bingo, Mascots, Popcorn Machine, Candy floss, Baby Gender Boxes, Wedding Postbox, Candy Carts, Wishing Tree 

with full public liability insurance and P.A.T. tested equipment.

Contact: Amanda – 07843 882960, 01233 758242,, , email:

Bouncy Castle, Soft Play,  Ball Pool, Character Appearance and Inflatable Hire in East Sussex and Kent.
Children’s entertainment includes character visits, bouncy castles, inflatables, soft play, ball pools, didi carts, walk ‘n’ rides and animal hoppers which are available all year round for all types of occasions such as children’s birthday parties, special occasions and surprises.

Dart Tag and Foam Ball are much safer, and more fun than both paintball and Air-soft (BB) and it is as popular as Laser Quest with a huge following in the UK. There is no pain involved in Dart Tag or Foam Ball and children as young as 6 can have fun in our Mega Blaster Freestyle World.


Also See: Catering.


Please note that the businesses featured on this page are not affiliated with, and no responsibility is accepted by, Benenden Village Hall should you decide to use them.

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Benenden Village Hall has a Buffalo 3kW 10 Litre Auto-Fill Water Boiler.

The boiler usually takes 15-20 minutes to reach ‘ready’ state.

Plastic Items

The kitchen has a selection of plastic jugs and colourful tumblers, bowls and plates that are ideal for children’s parties.

12 jugs

28 tumblers

29 bowls

14 baby food bowls

36 plates


The kitchen has a selection of different glassware that hirers are welcome to use.

78 glass tumblers

25 champagne flutes

31 small glasses

34 wine glasses

6 small stemmed glasses

11 glass jugs

Stage Lighting

The stage lighting is controlled by an ETC ColorSource 40 lighting console.


Please Note: This equipment is only to be operated by competent / experienced persons.


Benenden Village Hall has a Nelson SC45 WSDP commercial dishwasher.


The kitchen is well stocked with a selection of different crockery including cups, saucers, bowls & plates.

  • 78 cups
  • 178 saucers
  • 144 medium cups
  • 33 saucers
  • 100 small cups
  • 21 saucers
  • 109 plates (21.5 cm)
  • 133 plates (16 cm)
  • 62 bowls (16 cm)
  • 95 plates (25cm)
  • 28 plates (26 cm)
  • 57 assorted plates
  • 26 Bowls (17 cm)

Hearing Loop

The sound system in the main hall incorporates a PDA Range 500/2 Induction Loop Amplifier.

Main Hall Projector

The main hall has a projector mounted on the lighting bar in front of the stage. The projector is an NEC VT670 projector and is operated by a remote control.

The projector has two inputs, a VGA input with an HDMI adapter for use with a laptop; and a video input with an RCA plug (yellow) which can be used with the hall’s DVD player.

Sound System

The main hall is equipped with a sound system and speakers for playing music (recorded or live) and/or using with microphones.

The system is controlled by a Soundcraft Spirit E8 10-channel mixer (8 mono mic/line , 2 stereo line inputs). 

  • Marantz CD5400 CD Player
  • Marantz SD4040 Twin Cassette Deck
  • Audio Technics ATW-R160 UHF Receiver (microphones)
  • 2 x interM L1400 Professional Power Amplifiers

The audio input for use with mobile phones / devices uses a standard 3.5 mm jack plug with adapters for use with most mobile phones.

Benenden Village Hall has adapters for the following which may be borrowed:

  • USB-C
  • Micro USB
  • Lightning