Category: Literature

Laurence Olivier reads RL Stevenson

“I don’t believe that there was ever such a literary feat before as the writing of Dr Jekyll. I remember the first reading as though it were yesterday. Louis came downstairs in a fever; read nearly half the book aloud; and then, while we were still gasping, he was away again, and busy writing. I...

9 Mar 201829 Oct 2018

Fitzfest 2018 programme announced

The complete programme for Fitzfest 2018 has been announced, with many of the events taking place at the Fitzrovia Chapel. Fitzfest is the annual celebration of London’s Fitzrovia with all its musical heritage from past generations together with the contemporary diversity that thrives today. With a programme of music made entirely by musicians who have...

2 Mar 201818 Oct 2018

Women of Fitzrovia on International Women’s Day

Women of Fitzrovia on International Women’s Day Introduction Thursday 8 March  signals International Women’s Day across the world. This year we’re inviting you to the chapel to help us celebrate famous women associated with Fitzrovia. The writers The audio presentation, held at 13:00 on the day itself, will focus on women including  Virginia Woolf, Caitlin...

25 Jan 201818 Oct 2018

Celebrating LGBT History Month in February

Celebrating LGBT History Month Introduction In February, help us to mark LGBT History Month by joining us at our free lunchtime event celebrating LGBTQ writers who all have a strong Fitzrovia connection. The writers The audio presentation, held on Friday 16 February at 13:00, will include contributions from the treasured works of writers including Rupert...

24 Jan 201818 Oct 2018