The New Room will reopen on Monday 17th May

Wes Talks – Penthouse and Pavement

Wes Talks is a new series of talks inspired by the New Room’s founder John Wesley. He wrote and spoke about many issues in the 18th century which still resonate today.

Penthouse and Pavement: Is the gap between rich and poor inevitable?

Paul Morrison, policy advisor from the Joint Public Issues Team ( will be joining us to talk about recognising and challenging poverty and inequality in the UK.

After the talk there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

This is a joint initiative run by the New Room and the Methodist Learning Network (South West)

Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased though Eventbrite here:

They can also be purchased at the New Room or reserved by emailing (then pay on the door).

  • 20th February 2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 6:00 pm

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The New Room in Bristol is the oldest Methodist Chapel in the world (originally built in 1739) and the cradle of the early Methodist movement.

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