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Fitzrovia Chapel

2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom
020 3409 9895 fitzroviachapel.org

April 2019

24
April
Wednesday
Open Day

Open Day

24 April 11:00 - 16:00
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
April
Friday
The Treasure in the Forest

The Treasure in the Forest

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

'Evans sat with his eyes half closed, watching the frothy breakwater of the coral creep nearer and nearer. The sky was like a furnace, for the sun was near the zenith. Though they were so near the Treasure he did not feel the exaltation he had anticipated.' Published in 1894, The Treasure in the Forest is the short story from prolific author HG Wells you won't have heard of. Come and listen to it in the beauty and serenity of…

May 2019

08
May
Wednesday
Scorched

Scorched

8 May 11:00 - 12 May 17:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

London Craft Week presents its first show. Guest curated by Sarah Myerscough, Scorched is an exhibition of scorched wood pieces by leading contemporary artists and designers. The traditional process of shou-sugi-ban (yakisugi) is a technique originating in Japan in the 18th century which involves the slight charring of the surface of wood. Although it carries a strong cultural significance, this exhibition comes from a clear Western perspective. Artists were asked to consider the process of scorching in their practice and…

08
May
Wednesday
Gareth Neal in Conversation

Gareth Neal in Conversation

8 May 15:00 - 16:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Gareth Neal is a leading innovator in the contemporary craft design world, combining traditional furniture-making skills with new technologies. He discusses the place of technology in contemporary craft. This event is part of London Craft Week.

09
May
Thursday
Nic Webb and Wycliffe Stutchbury in Conversation

Nic Webb and Wycliffe Stutchbury in Conversation

9 May 13:00 - 14:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

These two established makers share a strong connection with nature and enjoy a friendship with common interests in materials and process. Together they discuss the role of nature within their craft.

11
May
Saturday
Eleanor Lakelin and Alison Crowther in Conversation

Eleanor Lakelin and Alison Crowther in Conversation

11 May 15:00 - 16:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Eleanor Lakelin and Alison Crowther are two female artists at the forefront of contemporary craft, working in wood. They discuss their practices and creative interests. Please book a place on the link provided.

15
May
Wednesday
Blue Skies Project

Blue Skies Project

15 May 11:00 - 19 May 18:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The Blue Skies Project displays 1,078 photos of the sky above the last known location of every former Nazi concentration camp. They have been taken by Belgian artist Anton Kusters and will be accompanied by an audio work by Ruben Samama. They track 13 years in real time from the date of the opening of the first camp to the closure of the last. This is the first time that this installation has been displayed in the capital and will…

24
May
Friday
The Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats

The Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats

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

Poet, dramatist, literary critic, editor Thomas Stearns Eliot is widely acknowledged as being one of the finest writers of the twentieth century. Author of some of the best-loved poems in the English language as well as plays such as Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party, he was awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. The Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats can safely be classed as perhaps his lightest piece of work. 'Old Possum' was Ezra Pound's…

June 2019

19
June
Wednesday
FitzFest at the Chapel

FitzFest at the Chapel

19 June 09:30 - 22 June 23:00
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until 22 June 2019

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

Between 19 and 23 June, FitzFest, the annual festival of arts and culture centred on Fitzrovia, will be holding events throughout the area, with many taking place in the chapel. We are again pleased to host concerts, yoga, poetry readings and Wireless Contemplation sessions. Some of these are free, others low cost. We have listed all the events individually here in our What's On Section. Here are some of the highlights: An Evening of Benjamin Britten Yoga at the Chapel…

19
June
Wednesday
An Evening of Benjamin Britten

An Evening of Benjamin Britten

19 June 19:30 - 22:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Come along to the opening night of FitzFest 2019 at the gorgeous Fitzrovia Chapel. The annual cultural festival presents a gala chamber music concert called An Evening with Benjamin Britten. Britten was a famous Fitzrovian! The event will be introduced by Nick Moran and Gary Kemp. Programme: Phantasy Quartet (1932) Etude for solo viola (1929) Cello Suite no.1 (1964) INTERVAL Six Metamorphoses after Ovid (1951) Three Divertimenti (1933) Musicians: Daniel Bates oboe Bea Phillips violin Laura Lutzke violin Adam Newman…

20
June
Thursday
Yoga at the Chapel

Yoga at the Chapel

20 June 09:30 - 10:30
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until 22 June 2019

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

Begin the day with gentle yoga in the meditative surroundings of the Fitzrovia Chapel. Once part of the former Middlesex Hospital and now a place of reflection and quiet contemplation, it is the perfect space to practise yoga and reflect. This event is part of the annual FitzFest festival. See more events at fitzfest.co.uk. This event is free but a donation towards the festival would be appreciated.

20
June
Thursday
Chamber Music Concert

Chamber Music Concert

20 June 19:30 - 20:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Come along to the wonderful surroundings of the historic Fitzrovia Chapel as annual cultural festival FitzFest presents a Chamber Music Concert. The concert will feature the JS Bach Quintet. Take a look at www.fitzfest.co.uk for more events for 2019. The cost of the concert is just £10. Please just turn up on the night or book by Eventbrite (link to come).

20
June
Thursday
The Fitzrovian Flute

The Fitzrovian Flute

20 June 21:30 - 22:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

FitzFest 2019 presents The Fitzrovian Flute at the Fitzrovia Chapel. It is a late night solo concert. Neil Mclaren plays William Alwyn and Gordon Jacob. He performs on an original 1890s Rudal Carte flute. These instruments were made on Berners Street, Fitzrovia. Tickets are £10 on the door or you can reserve via Eventbrite (link to come). The festival keeps their ticket prices as low as possible so they can be accessible and open to all.

21
June
Friday
Late Night Duo Concert

Late Night Duo Concert

21 June 21:30 - 22:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

As part of FitzFest 2019, come along to the Late Night Duo Concert at the Fitzrovia Chapel. It is an evening of English Folk Songs including Vaughan Williams' 'Blake Songs' for oboe and soprano. Charlotte Beaumont: soprano Daniel Bates: oboe FitzFest keeps ticket prices as low as possible. Entry is £10. You can pay cash on the door or we will post an Eventbrite link shortly.

22
June
Saturday
Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

22 June 12:30 - 13:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

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 be really appreciated to keep the festival as open and accessible as possible.

22
June
Saturday
Lunchtime Chamber Music Concert

Lunchtime Chamber Music Concert

22 June 13:00 - 14:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Spend a wonderful lunchtime listening to chamber music as part of FitzFest 2019. There are details of other events at www.fitzfest.co.uk. Bach Solo Violin Music Maria Polish solo violin FitzFest tries and keep ticket prices as low as possible. Entry is just £10 for this concert. Please either pay cash on the door or book a ticket via eventbrite (link to come).

22
June
Saturday
Pure Bliss

Pure Bliss

22 June 19:30 - 20:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Come along to the Closing Night Gala Chamber Music Concert “Pure Bliss” at the Fitzrovia Chapel. The event will be introduced by Nick Moran and Griff Rhys Jones. The composer is Sir Arthur Bliss (a famous Fitzrovian!) Programme: Bliss- Oboe Quintet Bliss- Clarinet Quintet Musicians: Daniel Bates oboe Katherine Spencer clarinet Bea Phillips violin Laura Lutzke violin Adam Newman viola Hanna Sloane cello FitzFest tries to keep ticket prices low to allow as many people as possible to come. Tickets…

22
June
Saturday
Late Night Solo Concert

Late Night Solo Concert

22 June 22:00 - 23:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

Join FitzFest for the final event at the chapel for  2019. Enjoy the splendour of the Fitzrovia Chapel as you listen to this Late Night Solo Concert. Music: Pip Eastop ‘Set the Wild Echoes Flying’ – for Solo Natural Horn Speaker: Robert Bathurst The music will be interspersed with poetry by Keats, Tennyson and Auden. These are poems used by Fitzrovian Benjamin Britten for his Serenade for Tenor Horn and String. FitzFest tries to keep ticket prices as low as…

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