Category: Architecture

Open day every Wednesday

“An interval of meditation, serious and grateful, was the best corrective of everything dangerous.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion We welcome visitors to the chapel every Wednesday between 11:00 and 16:00 for reflection and quiet contemplation. Please come, enjoy the peace and beauty and escape from the city for a short while.

25 Aug 201718 Oct 2018

Open House London

Come and visit the beautiful chapel as part of Open House London. An annual event in September, it is a chance to explore some of the contemporary, historical, eco-friendly and simply wonderful buildings that make up London’s skyline. We are open on Sunday 17 September between 10:00 and 16:00. You can find more details about...

25 Aug 201718 Oct 2018

#GreatGayBuildings

This year marks 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised. The media is flooded with remembrances and there are many arts and cultural highlights which will mark the decriminalisation and events around it.  As ever, Channel Four observed this important milestone with a series of dynamic, relevant and inclusive programmes. I watched #GreatGayBuildings with interest. I...

28 Jun 201718 Oct 2018
Why is the Fitzrovia Chapel so needlessly beautiful?

Why is the Fitzrovia Chapel so needlessly beautiful?

The word ‘exquisite’ is used often at the Fitzrovia Chapel. I believe the reason for this is because it has a breathtaking beauty that is so surprising to us, and goes beyond what we had expected. This was an exquisite place in a working hospital. As it was never consecrated, it was a haven for...

9 May 201718 Oct 2018