Carols by Candlelight

Join us for our annual Carols by Candlelight on Wednesday 19th December at 1pm and 6pm, followed by mince pies.

Singing Charles Wesley’s “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” in the building where it was originally sung in the 18th Century, alongside other traditional and contemporary carols to celebrate the Christmas Story.  We hope to see you there.

The New Room community choir will be performing during the service at 1pm.

For more Christmas events at the New Room, visit the events page here.

John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

Learn more