Venue Hire

St John the Evangelist church is available for hire as a performance venue for concerts, as a rehearsal space, and for recordings and livestreams. The adjoining cloister can be hired for art exhibitions.

In addition to the details below, please see specific pages for the different types of hire.

The church is equipped with the following facilities:

  • central heating, underfloor and radiators
  • comfortable audience chairs
  • modern washrooms in the cloister
  • modern lighting over the performance area
  • demountable staging (9 pieces 2mx1m, 20/40cm high) and a conductor’s podium
  • a standard 13 amp power supply throughout and a 32 amp feed near the north east door
  • ethernet connection to enable livestreaming
  • 12 music stands
  • an induction loop for the hard of hearing
  • green rooms in the sacristy near the performance area and in the college across the cloister (subject to availability)
  • a licence to sell drinks

Available for separate hire:

  • Steinway model D concert grand piano
  • Yamaha E108 upright piano
  • sound reinforcement system

To discuss hiring the church or to make a booking, please contact Michèle Smith, tel. +44 1865 599664, e: