His Place Community Church is a large grade 2 listed building in the heart of Hastings. We offer our building for the use of the community. In the past we have hired out for band practices, language schools, celebrations, polling stations, meetings, drama clubs, art exhibitions and much more. If your interested in using our venue please contact us for further information on our charges. Community groups and charities are provided with a discount price.

Hire charges start at £10 an hour dependant on which area and faciliites required. Areas available for Hire

Mathews Hall:

£20 an hour or £50 half day

Ground floor space, seats 40 around tables, approx -  70 theatre style. Projection onto a wall screen, Pa system. Room opens up to the café area for bigger functions.  This room is used as a polling station, play area, training room, tea dances etc.  Toilets available on this floor, including a disabled changing coach. There is also a small soft seating area adjacent to this room should it be required.

Luke’s Lounge:

£10 an hour £25 half day

This area is accessible by 4 steps or a stair lift.This area is a soft seating area. (Example of use -   breakfast meetings before café opening hours. Available for use for evening meetings too. All rooms are available during business hours on a Wednesday.

Marks Meeting Room: 

£15 an hour, £40 half day

1st floor room. Seats 45 in theatre style, 30 around tables. Projector and screen available. Accessible by two flights of stairs / stair lift. Toilets available on this floor. Self-service refreshments. (example of use - meetings, small receptions, social events)

The Church:

For entertainment use please contact OPUS Theatre whom have the licence for the church. For church related activity or confrence please contact Nicola 07944166351

The church will seat 800 people if the balcony is used. Downstairs Approx. 300 people seated or 100 seated with standing room at the sides or for 40 people around tables cabaret style.

Gallery Landing:


This is a small open area that seats 12 people around round tables. No heating or electrics available. Quite light space for small meetings or use for break out area. Accessible by three flights of stairs.

His Place Café: 

Price on enquiry dependant on use.

This is a large room, with sprung floor and wooden flooring. Seating 48 people around round tables. This can be extended with use of the Marks hall which sliding doors can opened as extension.  (This is available evenings after 4pm and all day Thursdays. Can be used for large meetings, book reading and other events such as art exhibitions, quiz nights etc.) Catering can be organised if required and cost agreed, please note we do not have an alcohol licence on this premises) 

Catering team available for booking should refreshements or banqueting be requried.                                                                                                                                      Sound technition available to support with event if required.


Other information

We have banqueting chairs as well as plastic stackable chairs for use.

We have a number of go-pack tables as well as our cafe tables available.

We have projector and TV, dvd player also available for use by groups.

We are able to provided refreshements, meals if requested in advance and aim to meet your requirements.

Tea, coffee and biscutes are provided on request. 

Should you be needing chocolate fountains, candy floss, popcorn for your event or furnishings such as  chair covers, table clothes, table decorations etc then we have  a number of contacts whom we can sign post you too.

Tel: Nicky 07944166351 or email hisplace16@gmail.com

A refundable deposit will be required for your booking. The church can not take responsibility for any accidents that occur due to your event not being organised appropriately.

You will require your own public liability insurance.  

Should you require assistance with your risk assessments please ask, we are happy to help.