So, why haven’t we signed? Why is the Hall still open?

How come the Westgate Hall is still open? How come we haven’t signed yet? Is the project even still up and running? Basically, what’s going on? Well, we owe you long long time faithful supporters insight. So far, we have used a light touch in informing about how lease negotiations have been moving along because…

Linda Hunter-Johnson, 22nd February 1958 – 19th March 2013

Linda Hunter-Johnson was a sunny, interested, energetic, outgoing person whose warm support of the Trust and the Westgate Hall project will be missed. She believed in community and was always willing and interested to help.  She was a true doer and includer.  We have fond memories of volunteering together with Linda, her husband, Chris, and son,…

The Westgate Hall Wine Challenge is back!

The lawyers are finalising the legal documents — we will be signing as soon as they are circulated.  In the meantime, we are delighted to ask you to join us at the Westgate Hall on the the 20th of April, at 7pm, for a Wine Challenge, led by Clive Barlow, Master of Wine. He has already…

The Hall — it’s ours!

We are very optimistic that the Council Executive will vote this Thursday to approve the final terms of the lease negotiations which means all parties – the Council, Trust and Curzon Cinemas – will be able to sign the  lease before Christmas.  It’s been an amazing journey since February 2010 when a handful of us…

Indoor Boot Fair: Sunday, 28th October, 11 – 3

We are holding our first boot fair of the season at the Westgate Hall on Sunday, 28th October. Over the past year, our boot fairs have become hugely popular monthly community events, a great opportunity for neighbours and Canterbury residents to meet up during the cooler months.  And, as ever, the Hall is proving itself…