Christenings

The John Godber Centre is the perfect place to celebrate your children's christening with friends and family, following the church service. We have the facilities to cater for your guests and make your christening reception a celebration to remember.

The Byron Suite
The Byron Suite is the perfect setting for your child’s Christening, with use of the downstairs bar for drinks and access to the garden area for photos. 

Bronze Christening package £50.00
Byron Suite room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for decoration)
Bar open during the reception
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee 

Silver Christening package £110.00
Byron Suite room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for decoration)
Bar open during the reception
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with suitable table linen
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee
Cd player 

Gold Christening package £180.00
Byron Suite room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for decoration)
Bar open during the party
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with suitable table linen
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee
Cd player
Room decorated with balloons, banners and table confetti with boy or girl christening themed decorations 

The Main Hall
For larger Christenings the Main Hall is available (80 + guests) with an adjoining bar area and direct access from the car park and St Mary Magdalene’s Churchyard.  

Bronze Christening package £90.00
Main Hall room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for set ups)
Bar open during the reception
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee 

Silver Christening package £150.00
Main Hall room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for set ups)
Bar open during the  reception
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with suitable table linen
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee
Cd player 

Gold Christening package £270.00
Byron Suite room hire from 13.00 – 16.00 (access available from 11.30 for set ups)
Bar open during the reception
Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with suitable table linen
Urn and mugs available for tea and coffee
Cd player
Room decorated with balloons, banners and table confetti with boy or girl christening themed decorations 

In addition to our Christening Room Hire Packages why not add the following catering and drinks packages?
Afternoon Tea Crystal Package £7.50 per person
Unlimited self serve tea and coffee during the afternoon
Buffet including:
Selection of sandwiches
Mini sausage rolls
Savoury eggs
Homemade quiches
Cheese and onion rolls
Cocktail sausages
Variety of crisps
Selection of mini cakes and biscuits 

Afternoon Tea Diamond Package £10.50 per person
Glass of sparkling wine on arrival
Unlimited tea and coffee during the afternoon
Buffet including:
Selection of sandwiches
Mini sausage rolls
Savoury eggs
Homemade quiches
Cheese and onion rolls
Cocktail sausages
Variety of crisps
Selection of mini cakes and biscuits

Buffets served with white crockery and coloured napkins
Special menus can be created to suit your tastes and all dietary requirements can be catered for. Please ask for details.

If you require entertainment during your Christening Party why not try one of the below options:
DJ £120.00 to play from arrival after the service to 15.30
Bouncy Castle £60.00 (Main Hall only)
Soft Play package £70.00 includes – 20 piece soft shapes, star ball pool, 2 roddy horses, 2 bilbos, large spinning top, space hopper and play tunnel
Airflow Adventure £80.00 includes Thomas the tank engine or Ocean Themed airflow tunnel and star ball pool

The Centres Terms and Conditions apply to all packages booked including a refundable security bond of £75.00 for all bookings where the bar is used.