Booking St Michael’s

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Booking Secretary Telephone: 07867 575 500

If you are interested in booking any of the rooms at St Michael’s The Sanctuary, we strongly recommend that you come and visit us initially so you can reassure yourself that St Michael’s is the right place for you.

St Michael’s is an ideal space to have weddings, blessings, memorials or private events.

For further details, questions you may have or to speak to the Booking Secretary, please use our website contact page where you can email or just telephone the number above.

We have an Induction Loop System for those who experience hearing challenges. We have a metal ramp access into The Sanctuary Main Hall for those experiencing mobility difficulties. Please discuss these options with a Trustee on your first visit.

The premises and grounds of St Michael’s are strictly a no smoking, no alcohol area.

Requesting a Booking

After your initial contact, if your interest is in leading a workshop, a course, a class, or you are a therapist, we will need brief details of your background, your contact details and copies of your valid UK insurance together with any relevant qualifications before approving a booking.

All therapists will need to provide a copy of their UK qualifications and UK insurance certificates, so these can be kept securely on file at St Michael’s.

The Trustees will be in touch with you once your application has been considered, which will be after the next Trustee meeting. Meetings are held every 6 weeks.


All therapists, practitioners and activity leaders must have full and adequate UK insurance to cover the work they are undertaking whilst at St Michael’s The Sanctuary.

Charges for Hire

St Michael’s has three rooms which can be hired. These are the Sanctuary Main Hall, the Upstairs Meeting Room and the Upstairs Healing Room.

The Sanctuary Main Hall

  • Charge: £20 per hour

Upstairs Meeting Room

Hire includes use of the kitchen.

  • Charge: £15 per hour

A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of £15 is payable on booking. The balance is to be paid before or on the day.

Upstairs Healing Room

  • Charge: £10 per hour. Total cost to be paid on the day.

Last minute bookings may also be available on application to the Booking Secretary.

St Michael’s

Hire of St Michael’s includes the Sanctuary Main Hall, the Upstairs Meeting Room, the Upstairs Healing Room, and use of the kitchen. Generally, these are for weekend workshops.

  • Saturday charge for full day: £30 per hour. (eg. £210 – 9.00 am – 4.00 pm) – final exit time is 6.00 pm
  • Sunday charge for full day: £30 per hour. (eg. £180 – 9.00 am – 3.00 pm) – final exit time is 4.30 pm

A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of £30 is payable on booking a full day. The balance is to be paid before or on the day.

Cancellation Policy

A 48-hour cancellation policy applies to all bookings in the Sanctuary and Meeting Room otherwise full charges will be made.

A 24-hour cancellation policy applies to all bookings in the Healing Room otherwise full charges will be made.

A cancellation cannot be revoked once made.


Dates & Times

All dates and times need to be agreed in advance.

Sunday workshops need to be finished by 4.30 pm at the latest due to preparation for the Sunday Service.

The premises will need to be vacated quietly by 10.00 pm (for evening events).


Payments MUST NOT be made until your booking has been agreed.

  1. Payment by cheque. Please make cheques payable to St Michael’s Church Trust to be sent to our address, marked for the attention of the Booking Secretary.

For all payments, by whichever option, please make sure you tell us what you are paying for, such as activities/events and date(s) of the booking(s).

Booking for Private Functions

Once your application has been approved, the dates will need to be booked. A non-refundable deposit of £30 is required. The balance is to be paid one month before the day.

Cancellation Policy for Private Functions

One months’ notice of cancellation is required otherwise full charges will apply. A full refund is given if the Trustees cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances.

COVID Restrictions

St Michael’s is following current government guidelines. However, users will need to follow their lead bodies guidelines for their specific activity.

St Michael’s advises personal responsibility regarding COVID, but suggests you wear a mask within the building unless you are exempt. This is for safety of those who are medically vulnerable. Please refrain from entering St Michael’s if you suspect you may have COVID or have COVID symptoms.

St Michael’s takes no responsibility should anyone contract covid or any other illness during their activity. But we ask you notify us immediately if you suspect or have covid. We can then inform others who were there on the day.

A Track & Trace list should be available on the desk in the reception area. Please add your name, the time you entered St Michael’s, and contact details should we need to notify you.

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