Category: <span>History</span>

From living room to chapel room

From living room to chapel room

We hope you’re all safe, healthy and happy at home. If you’re missing the chapel, however, we might have the perfect thing. As part of our programme of trying to bring the best of the chapel to you while we’re all staying more at home, we’ve added a beautiful 3D virtual tour on to our...

20 May 202020 May 2020
‘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
Vintage wedding photos — the beauty of the imperfect

Vintage wedding photos — the beauty of the imperfect

The Vintage Weddings Photos Project arose when a social and historical researcher began unearthing the stories of people, place and culture behind the treasures of sepia-tinted photos in secondhand shops around the country. Project founder, Charlotte Sibtain, discovered just how many precious images are lying in boxes and stock rooms and was determined to tell...

9 Feb 20199 Feb 2019
Love is lost and found at the Fitzrovia Chapel this  Valentine’s Day

Love is lost and found at the Fitzrovia Chapel this Valentine’s Day

Love stories from the early 20th Century to the late 1960s will be celebrated at the Fitzrovia Chapel this Valentine’s Day, as part of an ambitious international project to reunite them with their families and descendants. The February exhibition (15 to 17 February, 11:00 to 16:00) called Love Lost and Found features exquisite original wedding...

18 Jan 201918 Jan 2019
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