The local committee at St. George’s German Lutheran Church, London, are well known for hosting engaging talks. Often based around the history of the church, topics have covered stories about the East End of London, local social and religious history, the arts and architecture. The Talks are always very well attended and very well received. Historically, the talks have been held at the church itself, but during 2020, the committee decided to make them available on-line. The on-line platform has… Read More »St. George’s German Lutheran Church, Series of Online Lectures.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR EMERGENCY CAMPAIGN TO RAISE £20,000 As a charity Historic Chapels Trust is dependent on donations to care for its exceptional collection of Nonconformist and Catholic chapels. We are committed to protecting these vital strands of our history but the cancellation and postponement of events including weddings and concerts, due to COVID-19, has had a significant impact on our income. We are delighted that thanks to your generosity we have exceeded our orginal target of £10,000. However, with an… Read More »Emergency Funding Campaign
Historic Chapels Trust is delighted to announce that it has received a grant of £105,600 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund which is delivered in a partnership between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Arts Council England, British Film Institute, Historic England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of the #HereForCulture campaign. COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on Historic Chapels Trust. The closure of our chapels in March, alongside the postponement and cancellation of events and… Read More »Historic Chapels Trust Receives £105,600 From Culture Recovery Fund
Our Chapels, Meeting Houses and Churches are open for visitors. Before visiting remember to check the Government’s guidance on travel to areas affected by Covid-19 variants. We will be following all the necessary Government guidelines to ensure that our buildings are safe and welcoming. A range of activities can take place in our chapels, meeting houses and churches. To help everyone, we’ve created a summary of what can take place in HCT buildings: Finding Out if a Chapel is Open… Read More »Latest Covid 19 Update, July 2021
Historic Chapels Trust (HCT) and the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) are delighted to confirm that they will develop a stronger working relationship so that they can realise HCT’s vision to be a sustainable business for the 21st century, cementing its place as the principle organisation in England through which the most significant non-Anglican places of worship no longer in regular use may be conserved, made accessible, and understood and valued by society. HCT have provisionally secured funding from Historic England… Read More »Historic Chapels Trust to Continue Partnership with Churches Conservation Trust
Farfield Quaker Meeting House was built in 1689, immediately following The 1689 Act of Toleration which allowed other forms of non-anglican worship to take place in Britain for the first time. This makes Farfield Meeting House one of the oldest Quaker meeting houses and indeed one of the very first legal non-conformist religious buildings in the country. This historical significance was recognised on Saturday 2nd June when a Blue Plaque was unveiled on the outer boundary wall of the Farfield… Read More »Farfield Quaker Meeting House Recieves Blue Plaque Accreditation