Category: Architecture

‘Will it Bring them to their Knees?’ The Fascinating Evolution of the Fitzrovia Chapel

‘Will it Bring them to their Knees?’ The Fascinating Evolution of the Fitzrovia Chapel

In this article, we reflect on the fascinating life of the Middlesex Hospital’s chapel, moving from its days in the courtyard at the centre of the hospital though to its current iteration as a community arts space and events venue. The urban and social context of such a rare and unique place is key to understanding...

16 Sep 201916 Sep 2019
Help Keep our Floor Fabulous

Help Keep our Floor Fabulous

As part of our Help Keep our Floor Fabulous campaign this year, we are asking for help to raise £5,000 to carry out urgent conservation work on our beautiful mosaic floor. Hundreds of people visit the chapel each month for our free open days and audio events, exhibitions, weddings, baby namings, memorials and guided tours. While this...

12 Aug 201915 Aug 2019

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


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
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