Pride at The New Room, Bristol

It all started with a conversation. In 2016, I was talking to my friend Louise at the book club we both go to. She asked if she and her partner Lucy could arrange to have some prayers said in the New Room before their wedding at the register office. This

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What’s On Spring Programme 2024

  Our What’s On Spring programme 2024 is out now. Pop in and pick up a copy or take a look here. You can book all events online, just head over to our What’s On page

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David Worthington & John Wesley statue in Reynolds Square, Savannah

Informative, Inspirational and Engaging

David Worthington, our Director of Global Relationships, undertook a speaking engagement tour of Florida and Georgia last month (April) 2023 at which he spoke at various Methodist sites across the two states. His hosts described David’s presentation as ‘informative, inspirational and engaging’ and ‘one that should be heard by any

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John Wesleys New Room Summer_Programme 2023

What’s On Programme

Our What’s On Summer programme is out now. Pop in and pick up a copy or take a look here. You can book all events online, just head over to our What’s On page

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What’s On Programme

Our What’s On programme is out now. Pop in and pick up a copy or take a look here. You can book all events online, just head over to our What’s On page

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Temporary closure

Temporary Closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances, John Wesley’s New Room will be closed on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th December. We look forward to welcoming you back on Saturday 17th December.   Tours of Charles Wesley’s house will continue as planned.    

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Reach In And Reach Out (RIRO)

John Wesley’s New Room is excited to announce a partnership with young people, local artists and health providers. ‘Reach In and Reach Out’ (RIRO) is a co-produced project with those aged 16-24 who live in the Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and North Somerset area. Building on the good

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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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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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