(RE)Building Bristol

Join civil engineers Ramboll on a free walking tour where you will hear more about the fantastic new Visitor Centre at the New Room.

This tour is in association with Bristol Open Doors.

Look differently at an area you thought you knew in this walk with civil engineers Ramboll. Find out how engineering projects have shaped Bristol’s historic centre and imagine how the built environment might be altered again in the future. Also join hands-on engineering activities at their Queen Square office, running 10am-4pm, Sat & Sun.

This walking tour starts at The New Room, John Wesley’s Chapel at the following times:

Friday 14 September, 5pm

Saturday 15 September, 10am, 12noon and 3pm

Sunday 16 September, 10am, 12noon and 3pm

FREE – Click here to book your place on a walking tour. Why not come early and grab yourself a bite to eat in our cafe in the atrium?

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