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 is open to a limited degree with safety precautions in place with regard to Covid-19, according to government guidelines.

Please contact the Bookings Secretary for further information.

Latest News

New Website

We have just launched our new responsive website which is easier to use on a mobile phone. Our full calendar is also now completely accessible and shows group sessions, bookings and events. 27th June, 2021.

More Groups Return after Lockdown Easing

More of our user groups are returning following the government's easing of lockdown rules. We are very happy to have already welcomed back the Reading Room Toddlers Group, Energize Dance, S.S. Fitness, Ovingham Parish Council and the Chat Club. 24th May, 2021.

Polling Day - Local Elections

Once again Ovingham Reading Room was used as a polling station, this time for the local and Police and Crime Commissioner elections on 6th May, 2021. Holly Waddell (Labour) became the new local councillor for Bywell whilst Kim McGuinness (Labour) was re-elected as the Northumbria Force Area Police and Crime Commissioner. 6th May, 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