SPOTTING LLAMAS AT BROADMEAD AND CABOT CIRCUS

For the eighth year shoppers and visitors to Bristol during the school Easter holidays will have the chance to enjoy a colourful discovery trail, this year featuring creatively decorated llamas in the shops around Broadmead and Cabot Circus. Bristol’s annual Easter Trail is organised by the Ark Project, in partnership

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DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR 18TH CENTURY HEROINE

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day (8 March) the New Room in Bristol’s Broadmead is holding a celebration of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Susanna Wesley, a remarkable woman who is recognised as the ‘Mother of Methodism’ even though she never preached a sermon, published a

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NEW ROOM IS OFFICIALLY ONE OF THE BEST SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTIONS IN THE WHOLE OF THE SOUTH WEST

A Bristol visitor attraction was named last night as one of the best small visitor attractions in the whole of the South West at the biggest-ever gathering of the region’s tourism businesses. The New Room, also known as John Wesley’s Chapel, was the only Bristol attraction to be shortlisted in

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New Room Closed – February 1st & 2nd 2019

Good morning everyone. Due to the snow, the New Room is closed Friday February 1st. There will be no lunchtime Communion service at 1pm. The Holy Habits Film Club at 2pm is also cancelled. We will also be closed on Saturday 2nd February due to the forecast ice.  Weather permitting,

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NEW BOOK TELLS THE STORY OF EARLY METHODISTS IN THEIR WORDS

A beautifully illustrated new book telling the story of early Methodism through the words of those who led and experienced it has been released by New Room Publications. In Their Words – the story of early Methodism features 500 short extracts and quotes, all carefully introduced and linked together to

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NEW WORK OF ART FOR BRISTOL

A brand new, specially-commissioned stained-glass window has been installed at the New Room, otherwise known as John Wesley’s Chapel, in Bristol this week. The window takes the form of a triptych – a three-panel work of art – and illustrates the remarkable life of John Wesley. It now has pride

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FESTIVE FAVOURITES FOR BROADMEAD SHOPPERS

There’s a new twist to the New Room’s popular family dress-up nativity this year, which takes place on Saturday 1 December. Coinciding with the unveiling of the first glimpse of Broadmead’s advent calendar ‘Advent Lights,’ families are invited to drop in at any time between 10.30am to 4pm, have their

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NEW ROOM WINS GOLD AS BEST SMALL ATTRACTION IN REGIONAL TOURISM AWARDS

The New Room has been named as the region’s best ‘Small Attraction,’ winning the gold award in the category of Small Attraction of the Year in record year for the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards Ceremony. The New Room also received the bronze award in the ‘International Visitor Experience’

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NOVEMBER DELIGHT FOR FOLK MUSIC FANS

November’s concert in the Folk At The New Room series will feature ‘three fiddles, two voices, one melodeon and a pair of clogs,’ and promises to delight audiences with a mixture of English traditional music, reflective moments, energy-infused tunes and the delicate art of clog dancing. Well-known duo Laurel Swift

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BRISTOL’S LOST CITY ON DISPLAY IN NEW ROOM

An exhibition that chronicles how the site of a mock city including a castle and medieval buildings was created in Bristol and then used to train troops for the First World War is on display at the New Room in Broadmead throughout November. To mark the 100th anniversary of the

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