Wonderful World of Books

This summer, stories will be jumping off the pages into the New Room. Exploring some of our favourite children’s books with a different story read each week followed by a fun craft activity and then a trip to explore the museum. Plus, a museum trail available throughout the summer holidays.

Includes: A story reading, craft activity and entry to the museum.

Dates below, 11am – 12pm or 2pm – 3pm

£4 per child, plus PARENTS GO FREE

Gospel's Story

Thursday 17 August: Gospel’s Story By Gary Best

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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.

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