Hiring St John’s Sharow

St John’s is an historic building, available for community hire. The Parochial Church Council (PCC) has the responsibility for maintaining it for the benefit of this and future generations and therefore has an obligation to raise funds so to do.The PCC seeks to maximise community use the church while acknowledging the impact on Church services and activities.

Charges to hire St John’s Sharow  

Our on line booking page is under construction – in the meantime …

To book email Rosemary Triffitt rosemary.triffitt@ripon.org


  • £25 per hour
  • £5.00 per event will be charged for use of church audio facilities
  • Rates for charities with shared door-monies are negotiable on % of takings with minimum of £125 payable per booking.
  • Rates for frequent regular bookings, e.g. practices, rehearsals, courses, meetings etc. are negotiable as agreed by the PCC annually
  • Company membership of the Friends of St John’s includes one free booking per year to include piano and kitchen.

Meeting Room:

  • £16 per hour


  • £25 one off payment per event for all facilities using own comestibles
  • £12 one off payment per event for coffee/tea machine using own comestibles

Blüthner Grand Piano:  

  • £25 one off payment per event.
  • Tuning by hirer or on request £65


  • Appropriate to the event refreshments can, on occasion, be provided by prior arrangement on basis of a charge for food supplied when payment or donations collected are in aid of St John’s

Payments against invoice may be made by:


  • Cash or Cheque made payable to: Sharow PCC
  • Direct bank transfer (BACS) to:

Sharow Parochial Church Council                                                           

Sort Code: 20-98-98                   Account No: 73055396


No card payment facility available.