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A fantastic space, history and story

Discover DeCrypt offers a great space for all kinds of events and meetings. Just five for an informal meeting mid-afternoon or 200 seated for an evening performance.

Set in the wonderfully restored surroundings of this historic church and school-room. You’ll get caught up in the history and its story as much as you enjoy the space and facilities it offers. All kinds of combinations are available. If you don’t see what you need then do get in touch.

St Mary de Crypt Church

A Grade I listed building in the centre of Gloucester, five minutes from the cathedral, with a strong city presence and benefitting from the high footfall on Southgate Street.

The church is an ideal small to medium sized venue for performance, with exceptional acoustics.

The renovation of the church includes new lighting, heating, toilets, AV system and refreshment facilities without loss of its historic character. The building is fully accessible and fitted with a hearing loop.

The nave is furnished with flexible seating. Tables can be brought in for seated dinners. The schoolrooms can be used for interval refreshments or as a reception area. Weather permitting, access to the churchyard can also be arranged. Flexible arrangements can be made to suit your needs.

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Price

£30 per hour. Extra charges apply for evening bookings. Discount for community groups.

Dimensions

200 sq m

Capcity

200 seated

Facilities

Vestry/Green Room; tea/coffee facilities; access to additional space in schoolroom; small kitchen as a catering base. PA system including fixed flex microphone with stand, pulpit microphone, 1 lapel mic, surround mic at high altar; hdmi connection for ipod/ipad etc

Accessibility

Fully accessible with level access from Greyfriars Street, hearing loop, toilet accessible for all users.

Car Parking

NCP parking two minutes away in Longsmith Street or five minutes away in the Eastgate Centre; on-street parking free after 6pm

Charges

Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am until 6.00pm inclusive £30 per hour rate.
A 33% discount is available for Community Groups.
Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day an additional charge of £10 per hour.
Discounts may be available at the discretion of the manager.
Exclusive use of the whole building from 5pm until 11.30pm/midnight starts at £300. Please enquire.

Note: Risk assessments, fire plans and insurance documents will be available for the building. There will be a Duty Manager on site for all events; other services may be available on request.

The Schoolroom

A Grade II* listed building in the centre of Gloucester, five minutes from the cathedral, with a strong city presence and benefitting from the high footfall on Southgate Street.

The ground floor schoolroom is a multi-functional space with AV system, flexible lighting and a largely wooden floor. There are high level windows on both sides and sensitive renovation of the Tudor and Victorian panelling has allowed it to keep its historic character.

There is a good quality tea/coffee machine at one end with a sink. The room is flexibly furnished with chairs, tables, play equipment for children and Tudor school artefacts. It can be set up for a variety of uses, including meetings, lectures and training. Flexible arrangements can be made to suit your needs.

There is separate access from Marylone Passage enabling the room to be used independently.

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Price

£20 per hour. Extra charges apply for evening bookings. Discount for community groups.

Dimensions

74 sq m

Capacity

70 seated in rows; 30 around tables; 25 for movement.

Facilities

High-quality tea/coffee machine; moveable tables and chairs, whiteboard, projector and screen, blackout blinds.

Accessibility

Fully accessible with easy-going stairs and lift, level access to kitchen; toilet on ground floor accessible for all users

Car Parking

NCP parking two minutes away in Longsmith Street or five minutes away in the Eastgate Centre; on-street parking free after 6pm

Charges

Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am until 6.00pm inclusive £20 per hour.
A 33% discount is available for Community Groups.
Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day an additional charge of £10 per hour.
Discounts may be available at the discretion of the manager.

Note: Risk assessments, fire plans and insurance documents will be available for the building. There will be a Duty Manager on site for all events; other services may be available on request.

The Cooke Room

A Grade II* listed building in the centre of Gloucester, five minutes from the cathedral, with a strong city presence and benefitting from the high footfall on Southgate Street.

The first floor schoolroom, The Cooke Room, is a multi-functional space with AV system, flexible lighting and a wooden floor. Windows on both sides make it a bright airy room and sensitive renovation has allowed it to keep its historic character. There is a small kitchen attached, suited for washing up art material, providing refreshments or as a base for a catering team.

Access is via easy-going stairs and a lift; accessible toilets available at ground level. Flexible arrangements can be made to suit your needs.

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Price

£20 per hour. Extra charges apply for evening bookings. Discount for community groups.

Dimensions

74 sq m

Capacity

80 seated in rows; 48 around tables; 25 for movement.

Facilities

Storage for art materials and work in progress; easels, tables and chairs; small en suite kitchen for tea/coffee facilities or as a catering base; flexible lighting with professional standard LUX levels; whiteboard, projector and screen, blackout blinds.

Accessibility

Fully accessible with easy-going stairs and lift, level access to kitchen; toilet on ground floor accessible for all users

Car Parking

NCP parking two minutes away in Longsmith Street or five minutes away in the Eastgate Centre; on-street parking free after 6pm

Charges

Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am until 6.00pm inclusive £20 per hour.
A 33% discount is available for Community Groups.
Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day an additional charge of £10 per hour.
Discounts may be available at the discretion of the manager.

Note: Risk assessments, fire plans and insurance documents will be available for the building. There will be a Duty Manager on site for all events; other services may be available on request.

Exclusive use of the whole building

Exclusive hire of all three spaces for private functions can be arranged at a cost of approx £300, subject to dates and specific requirements.