Café Closure on Thursday 4 August

Due to essential maintenance work, the Café at John Wesley’s New Room will be closed all day on Thursday 4 August. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. The rest of the site, including Museum and Chapel, will be still open! We look forward to welcoming you back in the Café on

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Site Closure – Extreme Weather Warning

Due to the forecast of an extreme heat weather warning in the South-West, John Wesley’s New Room will be closed on Monday 18th July and Tuesday 19th July. We will keep you updated of any further developments, but hope to reopen on Wednesday 20th July. Stay safe and hydrated everyone!

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Same-Sex Marriage Announcement

We are delighted to announce that John Wesley’s New Room is now available for same-sex weddings! Following a decision by the Methodist Conference last year to give local churches the option to conduct same sex marriage ceremonies in Methodist buildings our Trustees have uninanimously voted in favour of taking this

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Sharing our Justice Journey

As part of the "Walking with Micah" project Methodist Heritage invited John Wesley's New Room to share objects from the collection connected by the theme of justice. We have selected "An Account of a Trial held in Gloucester in 1743" from our library and John Wesley’s Shoe Buckles from our museum collection

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Colston 4 Press Conference

John Wesley’s New Room, the site of Wesley’s notable sermon on the abolition of slavery, hosts the ‘Colston 4’ press conference after historic court decision. Watch the live press conference – click here On 5 January, John Wesley’s New Room was delighted to host the press conference following the momentous

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