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July 2019

24
July
Wednesday
Open Day

Open Day

24 July 11:00 - 16:00
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 on Wednesday, repeating until 6 November 2019

Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The chapel is open each Wednesday between 11:00 and 16:00 for quiet contemplation and reflection. It is also an opportunity to view the beautiful design and architecture and find out about our history. Entry is free and everyone is welcome.

26
July
Friday
The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier

26 July 13:00 - 13:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

'That day its beauty was an affront to me, because, like most Englishwomen of my time, I was wishing for the return of a soldier.' The Return of the Soldier is the first novel of English novelist Rebecca West. First published in 1918, it tells the story of Captain Chris Baldry, shell-shocked from the trenches of the First World War. The novel focuses on his mental trauma and its effects on the family, and the light it sheds on their…

August 2019

23
August
Friday
Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Cancer

23 August 13:00 - 13:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

“To have her here in bed with me, breathing on me, her hair in my mouth—I count that something of a miracle.” ― Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Cancer was described by Norman Mailer as "one of the ten or twenty great novels of our century." First published in France in 1934 but then banned in the US, Miller's fictionalised account of his 'nomadic life' in Paris has retained the right to shock and entertain in equal measure.…

25
August
Sunday
Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

25 August 12:30 - 14:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The historical area of Fitzrovia, London, has a rich cultural past and fascinating stories attached to its nightlife (and indeed daylife). Starting at Goodge Street Underground Station, we explore the lives of actors, musicians, artists and literary figures that made their home in the pubs and cafes of Fitzrovia. Come and meet the people like George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, and Augustus John who shaped the Bohemian nature of this fascinating area. Finally, we end our walk with a short tour…

September 2019

21
September
Saturday
Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

21 September 14:00 - 15:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The historical area of Fitzrovia, London, has a rich medical past and fascinating stories attached to its former hospitals and workhouse. This walk starts outside Warren Street Underground Station. It explores the medical associations of the Fitzrovia area, including the first private hospital in London, a number of smaller hospitals that occupied grand houses in Fitzroy Square, the story of the birth of family planning, a major nurses home established by the famous Astor family, a Georgian workhouse known by…

22
September
Sunday
Open House

Open House

22 September 10:00 - 17:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

As part of Open House London, we are open on Sunday 22 September to view the chapel, see the all-day photography exhibition and ask questions about our history, architecture and design. Building Loughborough Pearson's red brick building is neat and unimposing from the outside, but inside it is a riot of Gothic Revival design. Golden mosaics reveal the character of the Grade II* listed chapel, once part of the Middlesex Hospital. Exhibition Debris: a visual exhibition by Paola Musico. The…

22
September
Sunday
Debris

Debris

22 September 11:00 - 16:00
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An event every day that begins at 11:00, repeating until 25 September 2019

Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Debris, a photography and video exhibition by Milan-based artist Paola Musico, focuses on found, lost and discarded objects in otherworldly beachscapes in the UK and Egypt. Imagining a place which gathers all the lost property in the world, the show draws on inspiration from literature, mythology and psychology. Presenting the treasures of human existence across generations in these magical landscapes, the artist raises questions about human affection and the desire for everlasting relations between people and those objects that make…

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