There is not a lot I can tell you about The Henley Hall, only that I grew up with it. It was always there during my younger days, and yet, maybe because I was too young, it was, or it always seemed to be closed. Today it seems to be a different story, I understand that the Hall is quite busy, in as much there is a Boot Sale there every Thursday, and if it is like the Boot Sales I have seen there will be many visitors to the hall. In my young man days, there was the dance held there occasionally on a Saturday night, quite handy for me living on Bradder Street. At the very least I could learn to dance properly, well I thought I could. I remember going to a football dance at the Henley Hall, where I won the first prize in the raffle, I won 40 Gold Flake Cigarettes, I believe it was a time when most people smoked. On my last visit to Mansfield the Hall looked nothing like the Henley Hall I remembered. Which prompted me to do a rough sketch of the hall as it was a few years ago. I believe the Hall belongs to Saint Mark’s Church so if it was built at the same time, it must be well over 100 years old. Also I recall seeing some connection with Wren, somewhere, which makes me wonder if there are any other Henley Halls!