John Wesley's Chapel Christmas

Throughout December, the New Room will be getting festive and counting down to Christmas.  Our cafe will be serving a range of Christmassy treats, and if you're looking to try something new with a group, why not join us for one of our Christmas buffet lunches.

New for 2019
Discover 'A Georgian Christmas' at Charles Wesley's House - only £5 per person.

Thursday 28 November – 11.30am - FULLY BOOKED
Thursday 5 December – 11.30am
Saturday 14 December – 11.30am
Thursday 19 December – 11.30am

Tours must be pre-booked.  Buy tickets here.  Private tour bookings also available for groups of 10 +.

Wednesday 18th December - 1pm & 6pm
New Room Carols
Join the New Room’s annual Christmas celebration of traditional Christmas carols in a beautiful candlelit 18th century chapel, followed by mince pies.
Find out more here.

Monday 23rd December - 2pm
'Away in a Stable'
An all age retelling of the Nativity with carols and dress-up.  All welcome. More details here: 

The Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop will be selling charity Christmas cards, stocking fillers, wrapping paper and more in the Chapel from 5th November 2019 to 16th December 2019.

For more information, contact us on or call 0117 9264740.

The New Room will be closed 24th-26th December, and from 30th December-2 January, reopening on Friday 3rd January 2020.

Looking for somewhere to enjoy a Christmas get-together?

The New Room offers a range of delicious festive buffets for pre-booked groups, available from November 2019 - January 2020.

From Christmas Antipasti to our ‘Naughty but Nice’ menu, there is something to please everyone.  Our award-winning café will be serving homemade bakes, Christmas themed sandwiches, a range of gourmet sides and salads, served up with a festive side of Christmas crackers.  Groups will have exclusive access to our festively decorated Horsefair Room on the top floor which is beautifully lit with natural light from the atrium windows.

Buffets start at £11 per person.  Minimum group size of 10 people.  ❄   ❄   ❄   ❄   Download the menu here.   ❄   ❄   ❄   ❄

New for 2019, discover 'A Georgian Christmas' at Charles Wesley's House - £4 per person when booked with a buffet.

Music at the New Room in December 2019:

Thursday 12th December – 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Folk at the New Room presents Rob Harbron & Ben Walker, with Bristol Folk Singers

Ben Walker and Rob Harbron offer audiences an evening of spellbinding music and the stories behind it, combining solo sets with a selection of traditional and original tunes played together.  With support from the fantastic Bristol Folk Singers.  Tickets £14 / £12 concessions.  Buy tickets here.

Friday 13th December - 1.30-2pm
Free lunchtime recital from Orbis Duo - find out more about the flute and guitar duo here.

Friday 20th December - 1.30-2pm
Join us for our last free lunchtime recital of 2019 - West Gallery Quire, Bristol Harmony, return to the New Room with a programme of carols and traditional tunes.  Find out more here.