Each summer many events are held at WOC, from poetry readings, to music residencies, concerts and exhibitions.Some events in our programme are commissioned and publicised by the Friends of the Chapel. Other events are produced independently and booked through our hire programme. The Chapel may be hired as a venue for an invited audience or for events which are open to the public. Groups are responsible for managing their own publicity and ticketing.
You can hire Walpole Old Chapel for your special celebration and for
concerts, lectures, meetings and other events. Some examples of events that the Chapel welcomes include, but are not limited to:
poetry readings, literature events, concerts, plays, performances, exhibitions, residencies, workshops; classes (yoga, music, meditation), meetings and
group visits. The Chapel is also available for
Walpole Old Chapel has seating for up to 180, with limited off-road free parking for 30-40 cars. There are also toilets (including for disabled) and tea/coffee making facilities available. Our friendly team of volunteers are on hand for car parking, stewarding and guiding as required.
The Chapel is available to hire by the hour/day/ week. Prices are available on application. Contact us.
All profit from the hire of the Chapel goes towards its care and upkeep, and will contribute to our major fundraising campaign for its repair and restoration.
Walpole Old Chapel remains a place of religious ceremony. It offers a beautiful setting for weddings, blessings, and celebrations, and for commemorations, memorial events and dedications. The Chapel is licensed for same sex marriages.