Places to worship
Bristol is a very diverse city, with many religions represented. We can help you find a place on campus to worship, or in the city.
Places on campus
The quiet room in the Chaplaincy is available to come and pray, meditate and reflect.
Muslim Prayer room
There is a Muslim prayer room in the Coach House, behind 21 Woodland Road. It has separate entrances for Brothers and Sisters and has suitable washing facilities. You need to activate your UCard to gain 24-hour access, email firstname.lastname@example.org to activate your card. If you need to update your card during the holidays, email email@example.com.
Dame Monica Wills Chapel
The Dame Monica Wills Chapel is in the grounds of Wills Hall. Students living in Wills hall use the chapel, but it is also open to members of other Stoke Bishop halls. Services are held during term time, and the chapel is also kept quiet for personal meditation at certain times each week. It is also available for personal or group music practice.
Places in Bristol
There are many places of worships in Bristol for many religions and branches. If you want help contacting local faith communities, or information about places you can worship, speak to one of our faith contacts.
BuddhaNet is a worldwide Buddhist information and education network. It also provides a world Buddhist directory of local Buddhist communities in many places, including the UK and Bristol.
- All Saints, Clifton (Anglican)
- Alma Church (Evangelical Alliance)
- Bristol Cathedral (Anglican)
- Bristol Quakers
- Cairns Road Baptist Church (Baptist)
- Catholic Chaplaincy (Catholic)
- Christchurch, Clifton (Anglican)
- Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God (Eastern Orthodox)
- Clifton Cathedral (Catholic)
- Cotham Parish Church (Anglican)
- Redland Parish Church (Anglican)
- Redland Park URC (United Reformed Church)
- St Mary Magdalene, Stokebishop (Anglican)
- St Paul's Clifton (Anglican)
- Space for Soul (Progressive Christian)
- Tyndale Baptist Church (Baptist)
- Victoria Methodist Church (Methodist)
- Woodlands Christian Centre (Independent Free Church
- Young Quakers group
The Bristol Hindu Temple caters for the social and religious needs of the Hindu community in Bristol and the surrounding area.
- The Bristol and West Progressive Jewish Congregation holds Friday evening, Shabbat morning and festival services.
- The Bristol Hebrew Congregation holds services for the orthodox Jewish community at their synagogue at 9 Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LP.
- The Chabad of Bristol serves the Jewish students and communities of the South West of England.
Non-religious Sunday Assembly
If you don’t identify with a particular religion, you might find the Sunday Assembly interesting. They describe themselves as a godless congregation that celebrates life, with the motto: live better, help often, wonder more.
The Bristol Open Circle Moot holds Tuesday evening meetings for those following a pagan, heathen, nature-based, magical or alternative spiritual path.
The Bristol Sikh Temple holds daily worship services for members of the local Sikh community. The Temple is located at 71-75 Fishponds Road, Eastville, BS5 6SF.
You may also be interested in the Sikh Resource Centre, 114 St Mark's Road, Easton, Bristol BS5 6JD