Welcome to Palace Gate Centre Website

South Street Baptist Church run the Centre to be a place where lives find hope, healing and friendship. At the Palace Gate Centre, you will find groups or activities that can help people face difficulties in their life and find the support needed. You will find a range of rooms with good facilities that can be booked for regular or occasional meetings at reasonable rates. At the Centre, you can be part of a choir, borrow a jigsaw, try Celtic style prayer or meet friends over a coffee at our Dove Café. If you cannot find what you need to know on these pages, please get in contact with us. We hope to welcome you to our doors soon.

Accessible  city centre
Affordable meeting space
Good range of facilities 
Caring, welcoming staff

Our Vision: 

‘South Street Baptist Church seeks to help people find a deeper wholeness and peace, believing that God cares for every person and is concerned for every aspect of our wellbeing. Through the Palace Gate Centre we seek to express to all the unconditional love of God made known by Jesus.’


Grab a puzzle before the Jigsaw Library begins its holiday

There is still time to grab a summer puzzle to do before the Jigsaw Library begins it summer holiday on Monday 23 July. The puzzle library will close …

Dove Church on 26 July

The Servant King is the theme of Dove Church at the Palace Gate Centre in July. It will be a little later this month – it will be at 7 pm on …

Celtic Connexion at South Street Baptist Church – Prayers for Healing and Peace

Each month we hold a Celtic style service at South Street Baptist Church, often using prayers and songs from the Iona Community. In July, we are …

A Summer Concert by Croydon

South Street Baptist Church are pleased to host a summer concert by Croydon Male Voice Choir. It will be in the church on Friday 6th July starting at …

Monday Friendship Group

On Monday mornings in the Palace Gate Centre, a group meets each week to help people cope with the loss of a loved one. For decades, Exeter Cruse …

Sharing the joy in Exeter

From Monday 4 to Sunday 10 June, Exeter churches are sharing in Joyfest, a time to bring happiness to the city as we express the kindness inspired by …

Celtic Connexion

The next Celtic Connexion will be on Thursday 7 June at 6 pm and will have a Pentecost theme. It is entitled “Fire in the Darkness”, …