All Hallows Hall was designed and built from 1986 – 1901 by Oatley and Lawrence along with Francisco de Sousa Rio. They also built the famous Wills memorial tower of Bristol University. The hall is open plan, and was designed in a perpendicular gothic revival style. It is of historical importance as one of the first halls in the UK to be installed with under floor heating. It is one of a number of halls and chapels in Bristol from this period but is noted as being more finely detailed and decorated than most. All Hallows Hall is a Grade 2 listed building at risk.
All Hallows Community Co-op Ltd was formed and a lease was arranged with the owner, the purpose of the company was to run All Hallows Hall for the benefit of the community. A large number of volunteers rescued the building and contributed their time, effort, money, equipment, tools and love to the project.
Our aim is to begin a campaign to be able to buy the hall and secure it for Easton community use.
We feel it is valid space and are now seriously asking Easton if it wants its village hall.
We have been finding a myriad of different usages for the hall over the past 3 years.
Theatre, live music, art shows, projector jams, experimental choirs, a carpet forest, wedding parties, rehearsal space, workshops, community meetings and feasts, regular weekly classes and sports including The Ping Pong Parlour, Aikido and Hoop jam.
We feel if the building was restored to an acceptable standard it could become relevant again and be used by many more people and be a real asset to Easton and Bristol.