Booking the Old Chapel
Booking the Old Chapel

A new venue at St John's available for hire from April 2014...

The Old Chapel is a beautiful grade II listed building at the front of school.  Dating from 1878 it has been used both as a chapel and as a library, and is currently undergoing a complete restoration after standing empty for a number of years.  It has fantastic period features including stained glass and an impressive beamed ceiling, and is a stunning venue for concerts, wedding receptions, exhibitions, classes, dinners, parties, lectures, meetings, conferences and more. 

The Old Chapel is available for hire from April 2014. 


  • Standing reception - 220
  • Theatre style - 139 (plus 42 on the gallery)
  • Seated dinner - 100
  • Classroom style - 70
  • Boardroom style - 30

As part of the School's community programme the Old Chapel is available to local schools, charities and community groups either free of charge or at a heavily reduced rate.

For more information on rates and availability contact the Events Coordinator by email or on 01372 231529.