To rent (parts of)
The Oude Kerk is still one of
the few large and characteristic historic locations in the inner city of
Amsterdam where one can dine exclusively and where it is possible to
hold presentations and receptions.
Rental prices are on request, also for exhibitions, small-scale
activities / weddings and activities which can take place in the
Chancel, the Council Chamber, the Sebastian Chapel or the Sacristy.
Rental includes the standard facilities* mentioned below.
contact Mirjam Jalving.
Because the Oude Kerk is a monument, certain rules apply in the
building. Smoking is not permitted in the church, for example. The
church is also unheated (exception: the smaller period rooms) and
therefore less suitable for sit-down dinners during the colder months
(October through April).
In connection with church services of the Reformed Congregation, the
church is not available for use on Sunday morning (until 13.00 hours).
Total floor surface: approx. 3300 m2
Sit-down dinner: max. 1,000 persons
Buffet: max. 1,500 persons
Reception: max. 2,500 persons
Presentation / concert: max. 1,000 persons
Bijenkorf parking garage/ Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky parking garage/
Centraal Station (Kolk) parking garage
Tram: Dam / Centraal Station at approx. 5 minutes walking distance
Metro: Centraal Station and the Nieuwmarkt at 5 minutes walking distance
The church is reachable by boat via the Oudezijds Voorburgwal.
Catering possibilities and conditions can be discussed via telephone and
a list of recommended caterers and the General Conditions for Catering
are available on request. For engaging an external caterer a
contribution of 15% over Food & Beverages applies, to be made over by
Facilities - standard
Work benches: 4 units at 4 metres length
Power supply: 3-phase electricity (old Inner City power)
Monday through Friday between 09.00 and 17.00 hours, Saturday between
11.00 and 17.00 hours and Sunday between 13.00 and 17.00 hours:
As standard, 1 person from the General Technical Service is available
for assistance, and a counter assistant for entry control / cash
Prices are subject to change and all prices are exclusive of VAT
Use of Vater-Mόller organ: 140 per hour (including voices)
Use of Chancel organ: 110 per hour (including voices)
Organist fee: from 230
Use of sound equipment: 70
Microphone per unit (3 microphones and 2 stands): 10
Use of chandelier per unit: 23 (excluding candles)
Candles per piece (48 in one chandelier): 1
(spotlights 2x300W & 2x500W on stand): 10 per unit (incl. GEB costs)
Use of stage (Mickery System, 20 pieces at 1 X 2 m./height 20-80 cm)
Per piece: 10 (excluding assembly)
Foot stoves ( 64 units for about 268 chairs): 45 (excluding personnel
Heating stands (3): 10 (excluding personnel costs)
At a peak load >25 kWh: 10 per kW
Cleaning: 30 per person per hour
Costs related to having three pews repositioned and returned (approx.
Outside the standard hours (see Facilities - standard) and if more
personnel are desired / required, the following applies:
Personnel costs: 30 per person per hour
Mon. through Fri. 18.00-24.00 hours: 25 % surcharge ( 37. 50 per person
Sat. and Sun. 18.0024.00 hours: 40 % surcharge ( 42 per person per
Mon. through Sun. 24.00-09.00 hours: 50 % surcharge ( 45 per person per
hour limited possibilities)
In connection with safety requirements, extra personnel costs are
charged in the following situations:
Above 50 guests: 1 extra staff member per hour
Above 100 guests: 2 extra staff members per hour
150 guests or more: 3 extra staff members per hour
Extra personnel costs are also charged, for example, for cleaning or for
building/dismantling stage or for changing of the permanent set-up:
- Changing direction of all Nave foot stoves or chairs: 1 hour for 1
- Moving all foot stoves or chairs to a different place: 2 hours for 2
- Storing all foot stoves or chairs: 3 hours for 3 staff members
For the relocation of the foot stoves and chairs, the number of staff
members stated above is doubled.
* prices are subject to change and all prices are exclusive of VAT