Host your event at a truly unique and stunning venue.

Whether it's a wedding that wants to take advantage of our 18th Century Church setting, or a Christmas party that needs world-class entertainment as part of their event package, this is the place for you.

We understand that every event is as unique as you are. We work flexibly with clients and pride ourselves on our ability to help you organise the perfect party. Our grand entrance from the characterful Portland Square leads into a stunning main hall with stained glass, soaring pillars, original tiling and a theatre quality lighting and sound rig. We are suitable for a wide variety of events and have played host to weddings, seated dinners, birthday parties, corporate away days, award ceremonies, gigs, and everything in between. Even Amy Winehouse graced our stage when she once did for a show for the BBC.

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I cannot describe how amazing the whole staff at Circomedia are. They worked tirelessly to deliver the perfect wedding. If your looking for a show-stopping wedding that’s anything but ordinary then this is the place for you

– Melanie Chitty

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Built in the 1790s, the church was restored through an awarding-winning collaboration with The Churches Conservation Trust which was completed in 2005. Traditional features are in abundance, dramatic stained glass, soaring pillars, original tiling and ceramics. Partnered with our theatre quality lighting and sound rig, fully stocked bar, late licence, and our impressive list of world-renowned circus performers your event is sure to be one to remember.

Frequently asked questions

Usually, the venue can host 350 standing and 150 seated guests. 

The main space is fully accessible via a side door using the ramp provided and there is also a fully accessible toilet on the ground floor. 

We do our best to make the venue as accessible for all as possible but with it being an old building, we do recognise that there are areas that need improving. Please do not hesitate to get in touch for more information.

There are public parking bays on Portland square. There is usually plenty of bays available on weekdays, weekends, and evenings. You will need to pay for this parking at the current inner City rate set by the local Council. See location here

We do not have private off-road parking.  

Yes, we have a good PA system suitable for speeches and DJs. However, if you have any live music such as a band, we do recommend that they bring their own PA system. Our technical team can be on hand to assist with installing it. 

In addition, we have two microphones for speeches. 

We have 15 large round tables that can seat up to 10 people. We have approximately 6 large trestle tables that can seat 6 people. We have comfortable padded fold-out chairs. You are welcome to use these at no extra cost. 

In addition, we have a choice of black or burgundy table cloths and black stretchy chair covers you can hire at a small charge. 

There are tables, chairs, and pews in the main hall and within the foyer that you can use for break-out space.

Our bar is situated in the foyer, this can serve draft beers and ciders alongside chilled cans, wines, cocktails, soft drinks, and hot drinks. A second pop-up bar can be placed in the main hall to serve cocktails, shorts, wine and cans should you wish.  

We have staging that can be rigged to your specification, just ask! 

We have that covered! We have a theatre-grade lighting rig that can create stunning, ambient lighting for your event. We have spotlights for tables, stages, and the pulpit. You can create your own lighting design with our tech team, anything is possible and they are on hand throughout your events to change the lighting throughout the day or night to suit your program.  

Naked flames are not permitted but we have small flickering electric fairy lights and holders for you to use. 

Of course! We can rig décor from the ceiling if you have any and there are plenty of areas you are welcome to use such as foliage around the floor the veiling pillars or bunting throughout the foyer. We can be on hand to assist in rigging it for you. 

We also have a range of coloured silks you can hire that create a stunning aerial centerpiece

If your event is on a Saturday then you can access the venue the day before to drop of items. If it is a weekday then you might have to bring your kit and equipment with you on the day. Just speak to our events team and they will be as accommodating as possible. 

You can leave small items in the green room until Monday if your event is on a Saturday, large kit such as PAs for bands will need to be taken with the band/hirer on the night

You can hire the space between 8:00am – 12:30am the following day (with weddings usually starting at 11:00am)

Our bar closes at 12:30am as we are licensed until 1:00am, however we can request for a license extension in advance for a small cost. 

If you would like a later finish, please ensure to enquire about this in advance and we will do our best to accommodate.

Doing our bit for the community is very important to us.

If you are booking for an organisation with charity status, please do let us know and where we can, we will try to offer a discounted rate.

We provide a choice of five on site caterers to select from.

Should you wish to bring your own caterers, please let us know this at the time of booking.

Our amazing circus performers are available within some of our wedding and Christmas packages.

We have a huge range of professional world-renowned artists and we will work closely with you to select the right ones for your event. They include; aerial hoop, silks, juggling, trapeze, circus workshops, you can even have a hoop aerialist scattering petals over your guests in the entrance as they arrive!