A season of People and Voices

    This Autumn we are pleased to  announce our Autumn/Winter programme entitled “People and Voices” which brings together an exciting array of events, live music, learning opportunities and services for everyone across the city and beyond. This programme of work celebrates John Wesley, who despite his awareness amongst those

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We welcome Julia, our new Fundraising Officer

Welcome to our new Fundraising Officer, Julia, who introduces herself below: “Having joined the team as Fundraising Officer a few weeks ago, what has struck me about John Wesley’s New Room? “ “Firstly, I can see I have joined a fantastically committed group of staff, volunteers and wider supporters who

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Asbury 250: From Pill To Philadelphia

  Asbury 250: From Pill To Philadelphia This year marks the 250th anniversary of Francis Asbury’s historic Atlantic voyage from England to America in 1771. Asbury, who had been commissioned by John Wesley at the New Room in Bristol, journeyed to America to undertake a preaching ministry that led, in 1784,

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New Branding Revealed

  Over the past few months we have been working with a team of brand consultants, a Bristol based company called Common  to help us identify and confirm our mission, vision and values that will take us into the next 10 years and beyond. This significant piece of work will

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Why does the New Room matter to Bristol?

Our community in Bristol have been telling us why they think the New Room matters to Bristol. From the history and stories our museum shares to the tranquil space of the chapel, watch the video to discover their answers...     Curious about the objects in this video? Scroll down

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Friday Reflection –25th June 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. Today’s Friday reflection is the final one of the series. Today we hear from David Worthington who has

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Friday Reflection – 18th June 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. Today’s Friday reflection is from Rev Anthony Hick, a Supernumerary Methodist Minister living in Kingswood, Bristol where he hosts

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Friday Reflection – 11th June 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. Today’s Friday reflection is from David Weeks, who is a supernumerary Methodist minister, one of the two chaplains

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Friday Reflection – 4th June 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. Today’s reflection is written by Mandy Briggs, the New Room’s Education Officer and a Methodist minister. Mandy is

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Friday Reflection – 28th May 2021

The New Room is sharing a Friday reflection each week. We hope that these short reflections will act as a point of spiritual focus, enabling a moment of quiet thought and prayer. Today’s reflection is from John Barnett, a local preacher and member of Victoria Methodist Church. John is a

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