Covid-19 Update


UPDATED Monday 19th July 2021


As the country enters Step 4 of government guidelines, MSBC is committed to ensuring the building remains Covid secure.  Therefore, despite the latest Government guidelines which have removed some restrictions, to keep all room users, staff and volunteers safe, rooms can only be booked to Covid capacity (see point 2 below), subject to availability and follow 2m social distancing without masks or 1m with masks.  Groups will continue to be required to either scan the Government Track and Trace QR code or supply contact details to the Covid responsible person named on the booking form.

Please note: 

Room bookings will:

  1. be subject to availability.  

  2. require the room hirer to email stating the group name, anticipated number of attendees, date, start and end time of the booking.  Click on the following link to see the capacity for each room with 2m and 1m social distancing allowances MSBC Covid-19 Room capacities

  3.  require the room hirer to read and acknowledge the Room Booking Terms & Conditions (Covid edition).  Click on the following link to read the Room-bookings-full-terms-and-conditions – Seot 2021 – Covid 

  4. require the room hirer to await an email confirming availability and an invitation to complete the Room Booking form (Covid edition) and email it to  Click on the following link to download and complete a Room Booking Form – Covid conditions

For 2021 Room hire charges please see the following link 2021 Charges for hire of rooms at OPEN HOUSE CENTRE from April 2021


In order for MSBC Open House Centre to remain a Covid secure building, face masks MUST be worn in communal areas at all times.


MSBC is delighted to announce in-person services are now being held every Sunday at 10.30.  If you are unable to attend, a recording of the service will be available on each Sunday afternoon at the “Listen to a Service” tab (see tabs above).  All other Sunday services will be available online – please select the service on the “Listen to a Service” tab.


MSBC are pleased to announce the Café is now OPEN Monday – Friday from 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

– See Café tab for further details.

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