The Community Centre is situated in Washington Village in
Washington which is in the North East of England. The Old
Hall in Washington Village was the home of George Washingtons
General George Washington lead armed forces in the War of
Independence and went on to become the first President of
the United States of America. It was Georges great grandfather
John who had emigrated, along with his brother Lawrence, to
America and settled in Virginia in 1656. It was in the state
of Virginia in Fredericksburg that George was born on February
The Washington family's coat of arms was commonly known as
"three stars and two stripes" and examples of it can still
be seen today, one example is at Hytlon Castle in Sunderland.
Undoubtedly it was this which was used as a basis for the
Stars and Stripes, Americas national flag, in honor of such
a great man.
Although there are now many town, cities, villages and even
mountains and rivers with the name Washington the original
Washington is that in which we live in the North East of
The Village Community Centre is situated a stones throw from
The Old Hall. It has been open a great number of years and
was previously ran and maintained by the local council. It
is now self-managed under lease by a group of dedicated local
The Community Centre consists of a large hall with stage, an
office, fully licensed bar, store rooms, kitchen and male,
female and disabled toilets. The whole building is on ground
level and so is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
The hall is home to a number of regular groups while are all
detailed on the pages of this site (click on buttons below for
more details). The hall is also available for hire to groups
or individuals(click Hall and Bar Hire button).
The committee hold their meetings on the third Monday of the
month at 7pm in the Community Centre and anyone who would like
to be involved is welcome to come along.
This site was created on August 15th 2000 by Richard Mather
Beach Party............21st July 2001
Summer Fair..........11th August 2001
Halloween Disco.....27th October 2001
Christmas Disco.....8th December 2001
Dates may be subject to change.
Thanks to Storm Wolf for his help in creating this site.
Please press the link to his site to engulf
yourself in the majesty of the wolf a subject
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