Room descriptions

There are a number of rooms that are available to use by individuals and groups at St Francis Hall. These vary in size and can be used for a diverse range of functions – from worship and meditation to social events and meetings. University staff and students are able to book a room.

Worship Room 

 

Worship Room

  • The Worship Room is the biggest room in SFH and the main prayer room. It is highly adaptable and can also be used for drama/music rehearsals and performances, training sessions and presentations.
  • Capacity - 200.
  • Facilities - AV equipment, piano, lecterns, altar.
  • Availability - can be booked at any time; open for private prayer or piano practice when not in use by groups.

Cadbury Room

Cadbury Room

  • The original Chaplaincy hall, the Cadbury Room is the second largest room in SFH. Like the Worship Room, it is suitable for a wide range of uses.
  • Capacity - 100, laid out with chairs for 60 people
  • Facilities - piano, wooden floor, lectern, altar.
  • Availability - can be booked at any time; open for private prayer or piano practice when not in use by groups.

Meeting Room

Meeting Room

  • The Meeting Room is a small room at the top of SFH that is particularly suitable for meetings of small groups, committees and individuals.
  • Capacity - 12.
  • Availability - can be booked until 18.00 during term time and at any time during vacations; open for private prayer when not in use by groups.
  • The Meeting Room is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible, as access is by a narrow staircase only.

Oasis Lounge and Kitchen

Oasis

  • Oasis is a welcoming space where you can relax, work or meet friends during the day. It is also a popular venue for society meetings and social events and has a kitchen that can be used to cater for groups of all sizes.
  • Oasis is made up of two rooms, the Lounge and Kitchen ends, which can be booked together or separately.
  • Capacity - 100 overall (60 in the Lounge end and 40 in the Kitchen end).
  • Facilities - kitchen, piano.
  • Availability - open for anyone to use (but not book) 09.00 - 17.00 on term time weekdays; can be booked at any other time.

Quiet Space

Quiet Space

  • The Quiet Space is a small room off the Oasis Lounge that is dedicated to private prayer and meditation.
  • Capacity - 4.
  • Facilities - prayer aids, personal storage space.
  • Availability - cannot be booked, but is available for use at any time that SFH is open.
  • Food and drink is not permitted.
  • Silence is requested out of respect for other users.
  • There is also an Islamic Prayer Room in the Guild of Students.