The Flint Room (A former Church)

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The Flint Room is one of Norwich’s most exciting licensed venues for celebrating a wide range of non-religious ceremonies. A Church that's not a Church!
Pricing & Costs
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
City Hotel
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time


Grade I/II Listed Building
Disabled Access
Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
City View

Ceremony & Reception

Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Full Description
We offer our customers a magical space, something totally unique and unlike no other. We offer you a warm, friendly welcome, quality time and endless support through your journey - our goal is for your special day to be solely about you and we will work with you and your families to ensure that goal is achieved. The joint owners, Lesley and Trish, work closely with independent celebrants and registrars to celebrate unity in all its forms. At the Flint Room, there is no discrimination as absolutely everyone is welcome. Whether it be your wedding, renewing your vows, hosting a baby naming ceremony, a memorial services or celebrating your loved one’s life we will make sure your special day is one to remember. A little piece of history... the building’s former name was St John De Sepulchre (also St John The Theologian) and was situated close to one of old Norwich’s City gates. It may very well be the best known of all the Norwich churches and rides high on the bluff of Ber Street. The top of its tower was once the highest point in the city. So what are you waiting for…….. the former Church has now been lovingly brought back to life by a small, very enthusiastic, creative and passionate team with the full support of Norwich Historic Churches Trust. Believe us when we say it stands out like no other! Don’t be afraid of being different. Be afraid of being the same! For any other information and prices please our website

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lesley Durant & Trish Price
The Flint Room was created with love in mind. Each bespoke piece was chosen, cherished and bought with the sole purpose of making it the most unique venue in Norwich. No one is turned away from the Flint Room as we believe love is love no matter what. You will be greeted with a genuine warm welcome and we will go that extra mile to make your special day as stress free and magical as possible.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


The Flint Room residing in former Church, Ber St, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3HB, England

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (4)

"Amazing Space Weddings" magazine/website
"Married in Norfolk" magazine/website
"Bride" magazine/website
"Outrageous Bride" magazine/website

Industry Awards (2)

Rock N Roll Bride Venue Status
First place in "Shake Your Age Awards" 2019

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

This question is too difficult to answer as each wedding has brought something beautifully special and unique to our venue. We have had famous couples, we have had a day of the dead wedding, we have had small weddings of 12 guests and very large weddings of over 100, we have had same sex weddings and couples from as far a Cambodia and Sydney, Australia. All our couples are unique and we have loved every one of our weddings.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

We have 2 x top tips.......Never be afraid to ask questions (this is most couples first time) and more importantly, do what you two want to do, stop trying to please everyone else, this is YOUR day.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We love it when the couples bring the sign 'Pick a seat not a side, you are loved by both Groom and Bride' What a great way to start married life!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique Quirky Different Unusual Bespoke

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Probably the ivy arch however too many fun and unusual nooks and crannies to choose from as every couple (and their photographers) have their own favourite areas for photos

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Yes we have in fact however we would like to maintain their anonymity if that is OK :-)

What’s your favourite canapé?

We are mainly a ceremonies' venue however more and more couples have opted to stay longer with us and have a mini reception. We have had buffets, canapes however our favourite was a delivery of hot pies and mash from a local outlet which was delicious

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Aggghhh too many to mention!!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

It's the look on peoples faces when they see a Church on the outside then walk inside and do not expect what awaits them! Most unique feature would have to be 'being different'

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Making a beautiful and magical place where ALL couples are welcome - no prejudice, no judgements, just love and support