Dorney Community Organisations

Dorney Community Organisations

Dorney Village Hall

The Hall is run as a charity by a management committee that raises funds for its maintenance by hiring it out and running events for the village.

The Hall has a large main area with stage, a smaller annexed room, kitchen and store rooms. It is served by a large private car park and adjacent there is a tennis court, a multi-use games area (MUGA), a playground and a playing field. It is used by residents for a multitude of activities such as dancing classes, keep fit, children’s nursery, badminton, horticultural and is hired out for parties, dances and weddings.

Dorney History Group


The Dorney History Group has no meetings, currently, but it has a wealth of information about Dorney’s past on its website, with over 18,000 web visitors each year.

St James the Less, Dorney


​This small beautiful historic church dates from the 12th century and has been the local parish church since that time. We have a regular pattern of worship with mainly traditional services. We aim to share the good news of Jesus in word and sacrament in this special place. Many visitors remark on the warmth of welcome they receive hereThe church is a Grade I listed building. It has been listed in some guide books and is occasionally used for filming. When possible the church is open on the May bank holiday weekends, for the last week in July and the whole of August, from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

Services every Sunday at 9:30 am


St Mary Magdalene, Boveney


The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Boveney, is a redundant Anglican church standing close to the river on the north bank of the Thames, near the hamlet of Boveney, which in turn is part of Dorney Parish.  The church has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building and is under the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches.

The Church is open daily.