Follaton Community Centre

Facilities
  • Carpark

  • Coach parking

  • Disabled access

  • Disabled toilets

  • Inside toilets

  • Kitchen available

  • Street parking

Description

Set in green surroundings on the edge of Totnes, the Hall is centrally located for South Devon activities, mid-way between Plymouth and Torbay. The Hall is owned by the local residents and run on their behalf by the Follaton Residents Association. As such, it is kept in excellent condition and offers facilities for small-to-medium size activities and events at competitive rates. There is very good access by car, free parking, and local bus services (Totnes Community Bus and Devon Country Bus).

With its large car park, complemented by outdoor seating, play area and grassed activity space the hall offers a pleasant and convenient venue. The main hall has disabled access along with a disabled toilet and a baby changing facility. There is a large, fully equipped, kitchen and fold up tables, and chairs, for up to 75 people. The hall has mirrors on one wall, an excellent PA/audio system and ancillary heating, if required. The hall attracts a wide range of hirers and current uses include:-

Health and fitness classes:- Tai Chi; BodyStretch (Chinese Yoga); Chinese Boxercise; Kettlercise & Ladies Circuit training; Adult's (Shaolin & "Hand of the Wind") Kung Fu ; Children's "Dragons" Kung Fu & sports training; Kundalini Yoga; Yoga for Healthy Backs;
Drama, arts and education activities;
NHS sessions; Singing for the Brain (Alzheimers Group);
Academy of Floral Art flower arranging classes
Drumming workshops
Children’s parties; and social events and meetings.
There is also a Community Cinema which shows films on the last Saturday evening of each month.

The booking system is responsive and flexible. Rates are varied depending on the nature of the booking and length of time for hire.

Activities & Services
Activity Type Description Day(s) Time Contact Phone Email
Arts
Flower arranging
Tuesday
AM
Julie Collins
07902 884208
Email
Children and Young People
Kung Fu "Dragons"
Wednesday/ Thursday/ Saturday
AM (Fri), PM (Wed, Thurs)
Steve Cockburn
01803 431847
Email
Children and Young People
Children's parties
Weekend
Various
Bookings Manager
07980 423107
Email
Children and Young People
Crawlers and Climbers
Friday
AM
Julie Hurrell
01803 864737
Email
Entertainment
Adult Tap Dancing
Monday
AM
Jo
07811132866
Email
Indoor Physical
BodyStretch Classes
Wednesday
AM
Adrian Besser
01803 431847
Email
Indoor Physical
Kundalini Yoga
Thursday
AM
Hilary Bee
01803 840490
Email
Indoor Physical
Qi Gong
Friday
PM
Matt Bindon
07772473291
Email
Indoor Physical
Adult Kung Fu
Wednesday
PM
Steve Cockburn
01803 431847
Email
Older People
Singing for the Brain - Alzheimer's Society
Friday
PM
Trevor Twinley
Email
Older People
Tai Chi Class
Wednesday & Thursday
AM (Wed), PM (Thurs)
Steve Cockburn
01803 431847
Email
Other
Private lessons & tuition
Various
Various
Bookings Manager
07980 423107
Email
Social Groups
Social events, meetings, films
Various
Various
Bookings Manager
07980 423107
Email
Rooms available
Room name Description Seating (at tables) Standing capacity Tables Chairs
Main Hall
Large, well proportioned hall with wood block floor and attractive, beamed wooden roof. Main floor is 12.3m (40ft) by 7.6m (25ft). Additional children's tables, chairs.
80
175
10
80
Kitchen
Spacious with extensive work surfaces, two sinks, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, and continuous hot water