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We’ll be marking anniversaries, special occasions and memorable dates here at the Virtual Village Hall with themed sessions and events. Keep an eye on social media and this page for latest details and updates.

Cheers for Volunteers

A nationwide THANK YOU to the 12.4 million volunteers who have stepped up to support communities during the pandemic and to help keep us safe. We hope you’ll join us in raising a glass or cuppa to volunteers in recognition of their incredible effort.

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Volunteer Takeover

Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2021) is an annual UK-wide celebration of the contribution that millions of wonderful people make through volunteering. To mark the week, we handed over the keys to the Virtual Village Hall to volunteers and NHS Volunteer Responders to showcase their fantastic skills and talents.

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Eat Well Week

Eat Well Week at the Virtual Village Hall is the perfect place to find simple, flavoursome, healthy dishes to make at home. Join TV chef Phil Vickery and a talented team of professional chefs who demonstrate every step and you’re sure to enjoy some exciting new recipes.

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Get Moving Week

Get Moving Week is a great place to start some healthy habits. Come along and exercise, dance, be active and have fun. It’s free and open to all, with expert instructors, friendly chat and a wide range of classes to try.

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Virtual Village Hall Christmas Concert 2020

Royal Voluntary Service hosted a free Christmas concert at the Virtual Village Hall.

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A Q&A with Elaine Paige OBE

Virtual Village Hall special guest, actress, singer, broadcaster and Royal Voluntary Service ambassador Elaine Paige OBE discusses her career in music and theatre, and her work with Royal Voluntary Service.

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Volunteers’ Week

To mark Volunteers’ Week, we hosted a special online event thanking volunteers for their time and efforts. The event featured messages, films and performances.

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VE Day

In honour of the occasion, Royal Voluntary Service hosted a day of VE Day celebrations at the Virtual Village Hall with a 1940s hairstyle tutorial, live wartime singalong and a jive dance class. If you didn’t manage to join in on the day, you can watch again here.

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