The Reading Room is Ovingham's Village Hall.
It's management committee also organises the Ovingham Goose Fair.

Welcome to the Ovingham Reading Room's website. Here you can find out about all the groups that meet at the Reading Room and how to join them, all the events and activities that are hosted here, and how you can hire the facilities for private use.  

COVID - 19

The Reading Room Committee continues to work from local and national guidelines for Covid safety. We currently advise and promote: risk assessment for vulnerable users; the use of masks when moving about the building; repeated hand sanitisation; the use of ventilation when and where possible; and an enhanced cleaning regime. 
Please contact the Bookings Secretary for further information.

Latest News

Welcome Back Ovingham W.I.!

The Women's Institute returned in style to The Reading Room recently with a 'Welcome Back' party. Cakes were baked, cakes were eaten, tea was made and tea was drunk. It's good to have you back! (Photo: L-R President, Clare Mould and Lynn East) Oct 2021

Parish Council Jumble Sale Saturday 18th Sept 10am-12pm

Come and grab a bargain! See Ovingham Parish Council Facebook Page for more info. https://www.facebook.com/Ovingham-Parish-Council-1753580114944735/ Sept, 2021.

Listen To This Space! Stereo Finally Comes to The Reading Room after 127 years!

The Reading Room Committee successfully applied for a multi-thousand pound grant from the Lottery Community Fund to pay for acoustic work to make the main hall less echoey, completely replace the old mono AV system (so we can have proper cinema sound and greatly improved playback of music), plus install a new disco lighting system for dance groups and parties. We hope to have this all installed before Christmas. August, 2021.

Contact Us

Ovingham Reading Room, Main Road, Ovingham, Northumberland. NE42 6BW


Chris Lindsay 07833 565 655 

Dean Bowen 07890 660 959

Debbie Reed 07742 047 500


Debbie Reed 07742 047 500