Tag: LGBT

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Pass through Fitzrovia’s Fitzroy Square and you’ll spot a blue plaque which marks the time one of our greatest writers lived there (1907 to 1911). Virginia Woolf, novelist, critic, playwright, a towering woman of letters, moved to the square with her brother Adrian in April of that year. She wrote: ‘ All the lights in...

Concerts for an AIDS memorial

Concerts for an AIDS memorial

Concerts are being held at the chapel in July as part of a campaign to raise money for a memorial to people who have died from AIDS and HIV-related illnesses. The events, run by Aids Memory UK, will include members of Ixion Ensemble, Michael Finnissy and Neil Georgeson. There will be two string quartets, piano pieces...

5 Jun 20185 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

The Ward in the News

The chapel’s first photography exhibition, The Ward, has been featured and reviewed online and in print. This has included Wallpaper, British Journal of Photography and AnOther Magazine. BBC News also ran a feature.

23 Nov 20175 Oct 2018

Tour The Ward with Gideon Mendel

Join photographer Gideon Mendel for a walk through his exhibition, The Ward, at The Fitzrovia Chapel on Sunday 12 November at 14:30. In1993, Gideon Mendel spent a number of weeks photographing the Broderip and Charles Bell wards in London’s Middlesex Hospital as part of the ‘Positive Lives’ project. The Broderip was the first AIDS ward in...

8 Nov 201718 Oct 2018
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