As of 3/1/21, we can host socially-distanced gatherings of up to 104 people in our Sanctuary space!

Live Dance Performance: “Six by One” Olga Dunn Dance Company


April 9, 2021

Six Diverse Dance Pieces in Our Spacious Sanctuary Space The highly regarded and always innovative Olga Dunn Dance Company will perform at Saint James Place on May 15th at 7:00 pm. We’re thrilled to have the company here as the first performance – live dance performance at Saint James Place! – since the shut-down of […]

2021 Wedding Trends in the Berkshires and Beyond


January 19, 2021

What 2021 Wedding Trends Will Make it to the Berkshires? If you’ve been wondering what are the wedding trends for 2021…and what 2021 wedding trends in the Berkshires you’ll see a lot of, this post is for you. These ideas are tailored to the pandemic for the most part: we bet many will continue even […]

Minimony? Micro-Weddings? Plan Alternative Wedding Options During COVID


November 20, 2020

Has the ongoing COVID pandemic put a big kink in your wedding plans? Maybe you assumed that the pandemic would be over by now. Many of us did. But it’s clear that it will continue well into 2021, and if you still want to marry in style, you need to accept that reality and find […]

Saint James Place Now Open for Meetings and Events! Socially-Distanced Meeting Rooms in the Berkshires


October 19, 2020

October 13, 2020 – Saint James Place has opened up our public event spaces in accordance with the COVID-19 safety guidelines provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as per Step 2 Phase 3. Our Sanctuary space is 3,400 square feet and available for groups of 104; the Great Hall is 1,140 square feet and open […]

Inspirational Wedding Instagrams!


October 4, 2020

We spend a lot of time on socials…and we follow quite a few cool wedding-related accounts…We want you to too! Read on! Here are a few Instagram accounts from Berkshire-based businesses we really enjoy and think you will too. Some are wedding adjacent – like where you might go for drinks after your wedding reception. […]

Looking at Wedding Venues in the Berkshires During Corona Time?


July 30, 2020

While we’re grounded in our history here at Saint James Place, we’ve created a wedding venue that is for today and the future. If you’re looking for wedding venues in the Berkshires for your 2021 wedding, we may be your perfect place. Everything has gone sideways in 2020 with COVID-19: you may have postponed your […]

Staff Profile: SJP General Manager Seth Keyes


June 23, 2020

Profile of Seth Keyes, Saint James Place’s general manager who oversees the management and booking of all performances and events here in Great Barrington.

We LOVE Great Barrington’s Rainbow Crosswalks for Three Reasons


May 12, 2020

It’s been extremely quiet in the Southern Berkshires, like everywhere in the Northeast and across the United States. Not many people here in Great Barrington walking and none shopping on Main Street; few people going in and out of restaurants. This pandemic time has forced our bodies and minds inside. But on Wednesday, May 6th, […]

Corona Virus Cancelations: Is Your Wedding a Victim of COVID-19?


April 10, 2020

You’ve spent a year planning. Maybe a decade or more dreaming about the perfect wedding in the Berkshires. You’re counting down the days to that once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon trip. And the idea of all of the most important people in your life all in one room? Goosebumps! But all of that planning and dreaming left out […]

“It feels good right now to do something so concrete for my neighbors” – The People’s Pantry at Saint James Place


March 24, 2020

 COVID-19 has a significant impact on our society and on each of us personally, even in the Berkshires. Here at Saint James Place, our building remains closed except for a very important section down at the bottom floor facing Taconic Avenue: The People’s Pantry. Many members of our Southern Berkshire community depend on daily wages […]