Hiring the Church and Parish Rooms

Hiring the Church

ChurchHire4634-2011-800Numerous musical groups, organisations, schools and societies have used our church as a venue for their events due to its size, splendour and acoustics.  If you want to know a bit more please look at our Frequently Asked Questions about hiring the church.

Hiring our Parish Rooms

Groups outside the church can also hire our Parish Rooms for events like a child’s party or talks or meetings.   The Parish Rooms comprise a main hall and side room on the ground floor with access to a kitchen and toilets (including one for disabled people), and some smaller meeting rooms downstairs.  If you want to know a bit more please look at our Frequently Asked Questions about hiring the parish rooms.

Our Online Bookings Diary

Our bookings diary – gives an indication of events that have been booked in the church, parish rooms and off-site. Please note that the information on services is accurate for a few months in advance - see text in red above the calendar below. If you want to make a booking then please contact the Parish Administrator – office@stmaryssaffronwalden.org or 01799 506 024. If you want to book a wedding then see our Weddings page. 

Essex Schools Term Dates –  2021-2022  Clocks change Sun 28 March and Sun 31 Oct 2021, and Sun 27 March and Sun 30 Oct 2022

Events in the Church are shown in blue, in the Parish Rooms in red, and those taking place elsewhere are shown in green.  Click on the Agenda button – top right – to change viewing format and click on the arrow to the right of the agenda button to select which diary you want to remove from the display.  More information can be seen by clicking on each calendar entry.

Church services are updated until the end of December 2021 but not all of the other bookings are confirmed. The events shown in the Bookings Diary below are not always accurate and so it is advisable to contact Dawn in the Parish Office for any updates.