Your next event at Bishop's Stortford's best kept secret!

Conveniently situated in the centre of Bishop's Stortford, the Charis Centre is a versatile, multi-use venue able to offer excellent facilities for many different events:

  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • Training
  • Live music events
  • Intimate theatre productions
  • Banquets
  • Pop-up restaurants
  • Fashion Shows
  • Children's Parties

All rooms can be provided with selfserve tea and coffee.

We have a well appointed ground floor kitchen.

P.A. and projection systems available in most rooms (additional rates may apply). Please contact us for full details.

Plenty local parking available.

Contact us now with your specific requirements, and we'll do the best we can to accommodate you! No booking too big or too small!

Full terms and conditions available on request.


The Charis Centre is on Water Lane and opposite The Waterlane Bar & Restaurant, just up from Waitrose.

We are a 15 minute drive from Stansted Airport, and only a 10 minute walk from Bishop's Stortford train station.


There is plenty of parking available in numerous local car parks, with the closest one being the council car park right next to the Waitrose car park. Once parked, walk up past Waitrose's entrance and the Charis Centre is on your right hand side.

Our full address is: The Charis Centre, Water Lane, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 2JZ.



To discuss further or book please feel free to contact us:

01279 461231 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Charis Centre is a registered charity in England and Wales No. 288340 Site by VisualAdvance LEGAL