CHRISTMAS STORY BOX POPS UP IN THE ARCADE

A pre-Christmas pop-up shop in Broadmead’s historic arcade promises special child-friendly delights for junior visitors to Broadmead, with activities that are guaranteed to lift their spirits when they’ve had enough of trudging around the shops. ‘The Christmas Story Box’ will be open for just one week, from 18-23 December, 12pm

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR OPENING HOURS

Season’s Greetings from all at the New Room.  Here are our opening hours for this year’s festive season. Christmas Eve:  Open Christmas Day:  Closed Boxing Day:        Closed 27th December: Open 28th December: Open 29th December: Open 30th December: Open New Year’s Eve: Closed New Year’s Day: Closed

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NEW SLANT ON CHRISTMAS FROM THE NEW ROOM

With the official countdown to Christmas now underway, an innovative advent calendar is being revealed – one day at a time, of course – in the courtyard of the New Room, opposite Boots in Broadmead. The first few days included a snowman asking “what are you most looking forward to

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UNSUNG HEROES OF BRISTOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKETS

For the seventh year running traders on the stalls at Bristol’s Christmas markets are receiving support from a team of ‘unsung heroes’ – market chaplains, including some volunteers, who circulate throughout the day to give stall-holders the chance to take a quick break. The scheme is being co-ordinated for the

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BITE-SIZE CAROL SERVICES AND MORE FOR BROADMEAD SHOPPERS

Twenty minutes refuge from the Christmas shopping is all that’s needed for people to absorb the spirit of the season at one of the new bite-size ‘Carols for Shoppers’ services in Broadmead’s New Room on Saturday 16 December. Shoppers can choose to drop by at 1pm, 2pm or 3pm and

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LAUNCH OF COMMUNITY CHOIR AT THE NEW ROOM

The launch of a brand new ‘lunch-hour’ community choir for city centre workers and regular visitors to Bristol’s Broadmead is the latest venture from the community team at the New Room. This popular venue, also known locally as John Wesley’s chapel, has benefitted from a multi-million pound Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment

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CALLING ALL FOLK FANS – CONCERT SERIES LAUNCHING AT BRISTOL’S NEW ROOM

A brand-new monthly folk concert series at the New Room in Broadmead, also known as John Wesley’s Chapel, has been announced with tickets now available for the first event on Thursday 16 November. Headlining at the first session will be the quartet Methera, whose performance is described by one BBC

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GWR LOCOMOTIVE TO BE NAMED AFTER JOHN WESLEY

When the team at the New Room in Bristol spotted a competition in the local paper inviting people to nominate their local heroes past or present to be included in a new list of 100 Great Westerners they had no doubt that John Wesley deserved to be included – and

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the New Room’s new website! As you look around the site you will be able to find out about our historic chapel as well as our new museum about the Wesleys and the facilities in the visitor centre. Discover our history and find out about how we are

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CHAIR THAT PLAYED ROLE IN SLAVE FREEDOM BACK ON DISPLAY

A magnificent chair, made from the roots of a single oak tree for a man who played a significant role in the ending of slavery, is back on permanent display in Bristol. Adam Clarke’s large black chair dates from 1820 and was presented to the Methodist theologian by admirers of

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