There is a lot happening at the New Room, John Wesley’s Chapel, in Broadmead in the lead up to Christmas, below are the key dates.
Saturday 1 December, 10.30am-4pm
New Room Christmas Fayre, with special Curator’s Highlights tour of the New Room museum
With a selection of stalls selling Fairtrade Christmas treats, second-hand books, stocking fillers and independent artisan crafts.
Tours leave from the chapel at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm – £6 per person, including museum entry.
Thursday 13th December – 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Folk at the New Room presents Sam Sweeney – SOLD OUT
Tickets £16/£12 Conc. (Adv £12/£10 Conc.)
An intimate acoustic performance from Bellowhead violinist Sam Sweeney as he launches his solo album ‘The Unfinished Violin’.
Wednesday 19th December
1pm – Shoppers Carols at the New Room
6pm – Carols by Candlelight at the New Room
Join the New Room’s annual Christmas celebration of traditional Christmas carols in a beautiful candlelit 18th century chapel.
Thursday 20th December – 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Folk at the New Room presents Three Cane Whale
Tickets £14/£12 Conc. (Adv £12/£10 Conc.)
An atmospheric chamber-folk Christmas special with Bristol-based multi-instrumental acoustic trio Three Cane Whale.
They will also have an Advent calendar up in the Broadmead courtyard like last year – adding a new window every day. If people wish to use the New Room as a quiet space to take a break from the Christmas busyness, then the chapel is a place where all are welcome to come for a time of peace and reflection – open Monday-Saturday 10.30am-4pm.
Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop
Cards for Good Causes is the UK’s largest multi-charity Christmas card organisation. Their popular pop-up shop is open at the New Room from 10.30am-3.30pm Monday to Saturday until Tuesday 18 December. Expect cards, wrapping paper, Advent calendars, small gifts, and more
Christmas and New Year opening hours
The New Room will be closed on 23, 24, 25 and 26 December.
It will be open on December 27, 28 and 29.
(closed 30 December as per usual hours).
It will also closed for New Year on 31 December and 1 January.
It will open again on Wednesday 2nd January.
For further information visit www.newroombristol.org.uk