SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES IN BROADMEAD AT THE NEW ROOM

Tying in with the ‘Bears Go To Town’ trail being staged in shops across Cabot Circus and Broadmead, the team at the New Room are offering seasonal recreation for local youngsters with ‘Bring A Bear’ story time sessions for under-fives and wildlife craft workshops for five to 11 year olds

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SINGING FOR WELLBEING IN BRISTOL’S BROADMEAD

Workers and shoppers in central Bristol are being invited to leave their worries behind next Wednesday lunchtime (24 July) at a one-hour ‘Singing for wellbeing’ workshop at the New Room, also known as John Wesley’s Chapel in Bristol’s Broadmead. The workshop will be led by Judit Soler and Meg Brand,

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GIVING BRISTOL THE CHANCE TO SEE THE FULL PICTURE

The New Room in Bristol’s Broadmead will be the venue for a groundbreaking art exhibition supported by the National Lottery Community Fund. The exhibition aims to reduce the stigma experienced by some of the most disadvantaged and forgotten about people in our society and is called #seethefullpicture because that’s what

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ANNIE CREATES ORAL HISTORY EXHIBITION FOR THE NEW ROOM

A student whose passion for history gained her a year’s internship at the world’s oldest Methodist chapel has used her time to create an oral history exhibition composed of recollections from people who have lived, worked or worshipped at the New Room, otherwise known as John Wesley’s Chapel in Bristol’s

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LAUNCH OF GUIDED MUSEUM TOURS AT WORLD’S OLDEST METHODIST CHAPEL

Bristol visitor attraction the New Room, also known as John Wesley’s Chapel, is to offer regular twice-daily museum tours from 3 April around its new multi-million-pound Heritage-Lottery-funded visitor centre and museum. Scheduled to take place twice daily on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11.30am and 1.30pm, the tours will reveal what

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SPOTTING LLAMAS AT BROADMEAD AND CABOT CIRCUS

For the eighth year shoppers and visitors to Bristol during the school Easter holidays will have the chance to enjoy a colourful discovery trail, this year featuring creatively decorated llamas in the shops around Broadmead and Cabot Circus. Bristol’s annual Easter Trail is organised by the Ark Project, in partnership

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DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR 18TH CENTURY HEROINE

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day (8 March) the New Room in Bristol’s Broadmead is holding a celebration of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Susanna Wesley, a remarkable woman who is recognised as the ‘Mother of Methodism’ even though she never preached a sermon, published a

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NEW ROOM IS OFFICIALLY ONE OF THE BEST SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTIONS IN THE WHOLE OF THE SOUTH WEST

A Bristol visitor attraction was named last night as one of the best small visitor attractions in the whole of the South West at the biggest-ever gathering of the region’s tourism businesses. The New Room, also known as John Wesley’s Chapel, was the only Bristol attraction to be shortlisted in

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New Room Closed – February 1st & 2nd 2019

Good morning everyone. Due to the snow, the New Room is closed Friday February 1st. There will be no lunchtime Communion service at 1pm. The Holy Habits Film Club at 2pm is also cancelled. We will also be closed on Saturday 2nd February due to the forecast ice.  Weather permitting,

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NEW BOOK TELLS THE STORY OF EARLY METHODISTS IN THEIR WORDS

A beautifully illustrated new book telling the story of early Methodism through the words of those who led and experienced it has been released by New Room Publications. In Their Words – the story of early Methodism features 500 short extracts and quotes, all carefully introduced and linked together to

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