Tag: Fitzrovia

Open House

Open House

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...

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

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...

‘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...

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Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

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...