Tag: history

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...

Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

Led by chapel Programme Curator, Kate Thorogood, this tour of the chapel will take us back to the fascinating design and build of the chapel as well as its role as hospital chapel and current position as a cultural centre in Fitzrovia. This event is free and part of the annual FitzFest festival. Donations would...

The past is beautiful

“I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.” ―Virginia Woolf, Fitzrovia Resident As artistic director of an important heritage site, I often feel like a time traveller. In...

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