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Room Hire

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.

The Cooke Room

DIMENSIONS  74 sq ft

CAPACITY  60 people standing

CHARGES  

Wednesday to Sunday 10am-6pm £25 ph

A special rate of £12.50 per hour is available for Community Groups.

Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day an additional charge of £12.50 per hour.

Further discounts may be available at the discretion of the manager in exceptional circumstances.

The first-floor schoolroom, The Cooke Room, is a multi-functional space with an 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.

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.

The Schoolroom

DIMENSIONS  74sqft

CAPACITY  70 seated in rows; 40 around tables; 25 for movement.

CHARGES

Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am until 6.00pm inclusive £25 per hour.

A reduced rate of £12.50 per hour is available for Community Groups.

Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day an additional charge of £12.50 per hour.

Further discounts may be available at the discretion of the manager.

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 of the church. Accessible toilets are available at ground level.

St Mary DeCrypt Church

DIMENSIONS  220 sqm

CAPACITY  220 seated (some may have restricted view)

CHARGES 

Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am until 6.00pm inclusive £35 per hour rate.

A reduced rate of £25 per hour is available for Community Groups.

Mondays, Tuesdays and after 6pm any day there is an additional charge of £12.50 per hour for all hirers.

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.

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 organised around four remaining pews. Tables can also be made available 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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