Local information

Village hall

Image of the interior of the village hall with tables set for dining

The village hall is Eye & Dunsden’s recently re-furbished community hub offering a wide range of clubs, events and classes. After a £400,000 programme of work supported by grants from SODC and an active programme of fund-raising, a grand re-opening was held on Saturday May 6, 2018.

Eye & Dunsden Parish Council is a ‘Custodian Trustee’ of the hall. This means that if the managing committee of the hall were to fail for any reason, the parish council has the power to intervene. The parish council sends a representative to the hall’s managing committee.

The main hall celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2019, and a fascinating commemorative history was produced by local graphic designers Design for Print.

Visit the hall website to make a virtual visit of the hall’s impressive facilities. A separate brochure is also available for wedding bookings.

Local government

Eye & Dunsden Parish Council

South Oxfordshire District Council

Oxfordshire County Council

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Local amenities and groups

Dunsden Village Hall
The village hall is the venue for a range of clubs, events and classes as well as providing a home for the popular Kingfisher Kindergarten. It is currently fundraising for a major improvement programme which it is hoped will add many exciting new facilities in 2017.

Dunsden Church
The Church of All Saints, Dunsden, is part of a Combined Benefice which includes Shiplake and Harpsden. It was here that the WW1 poet, Wilfred Owen, served as assistant to the Rector, before he lost his vocation and signed up to fight.

Dunsden Community Orchard

Dunsden Owen Association

Isis Water Ski Club

Reading Sailing Club

Sonning & Sonning Eye Society

Sonning Eye Action Group

Upper Thames Motor Yacht Club

Local businesses

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