Tag: heritage

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

‘She spent the intervals of the London season in ragged schools and workhouses. When she went abroad with her family, she used her spare time so well that there was hardly a great hospital in Europe with which she was not acquainted, hardly a great city whose slums she had not passed through.’ Lytton Strachey...

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...

Hires and operations manager

Hires and operations manager

  We’re looking for a Hires and Operations Manager to be responsible for all venue hire bookings and for generating income to support the upkeep of the building and our programme. The focus is primarily on hiring the chapel for weddings, private events and shoots and on managing those bookings. Importantly, you will also manage...

27 Mar 201927 Mar 2019
Love Lost and Found

Love Lost and Found

Are your relatives among our beautiful vintage wedding photos? Love stories from the early 20th Century to the late 1960s will be celebrated at the Fitzrovia Chapel this February, part of an ambitious international project to reunite them with their families and descendants. Love Lost and Found features  exquisite original wedding photographs from the popular...

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