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Former organist and choirmaster of St Mary's Lutheran Church in Kings Cross, Philip Norman explores whether there is any truth to the statement made by a German critic in 1912 about the lack of music to be found in British Society at the time. Tickets for the on-line talk can be bought for £5 at… Read More »The Land Without Music – Talk by Philip Norman
Join us and friends @THECCT at 6pm on Monday 25th January for the first in a series of free #chapeltalks as we 'Debunk the Creation Myth of Methodism', with Dr Peter Forsaith, Research Fellow at Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History. Click here to register via Zoom. The talk is free although we would… Read More »Debunking the Creation Myth of Methodism
' I grew up in these chapels, and came to lovethe way they blend almost organically into the rural landscape' - Dr. Tim Grass Join us, as we explore the development and durability of the Strict Baptist Chapels in the Suffolk Landscape. Tim Grass, drawing on his own experience, photography and historic images, will take… Read More »‘Strict Baptist Chapels in the Suffolk Landscape’. Dr. Tim Grass – #ChapelTalks
Most Chrisitan places of worship have obvious and well known architecural reference points- pulpit, sanctuary, table, pews- but Quaker meeting houses seem to be defined by an absence of such things. Dr. Chris Skidmore will be describing what to look for in a Quaker meeting house and discussing what that might tell us about Quaker… Read More »‘Reading a Quaker meeting house’. Dr. Chris Skidmore – #ChapelTalks
During the Nazi era St. George's German Lutheran Church in East London and its pastor, Julius Rieger, worked tirelessly to assist persecuted Protestant Christians of Jewish descent to flee to England. Join us to hear this emotive story, and learn how Rieger and the congregation of St George's also provided a spiritual home and ongoing… Read More »Dear Pastor, …but who should I turn to if not the Church to which I belong? Anette Jäger – #ChapelTalks
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN RE-SCHEDULED. IT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 30TH APRIL @ 6PM. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIANCE. Please follow this new link to register. How many of us can easily place Dissenters? Join Professor Clyde Binfield in an exploration of Dissent. It begins with Henry Bromley (1798-1878), a Congregational minister, born… Read More »Equiano’s Daughter: A Glimpse of Dissenting England, by Professor Clyde Binfield OBE – #ChapelTalks
For fifty years Eleanor Coade (1733-1821) ran an artificial stone manufactory in Lambeth. Its decorative artificial stone wares transformed the possibilities for architecture in Britain and brought decorative sculpture within reach for almost everyone. It was used in almost every context, including for funerary memorials across the land. This talk will consider Eleanor Coade's life… Read More »Online ChapelTalk: Durability resembling Jasper or Porphery. Mrs Eleanor Coade & her Artificial Stone Manufactory in Lambeth, by Caroline Stanford
Oliver Cromwell, the only commoner ever to become supreme head of a British state, has always produced deep divisions of opinion, between those who view him as one of the greatest of Britons and those who see him as a usurper, tyrant and fanatic. This lecture is designed to show why Cromwell is such a… Read More »Oliver Cromwell: Understanding the Complexities of the Man: Professor Ronald Hutton
New resident organist Richard Brasier talking about and playing the historic instrument in St George’s church. It was made by the famous German organ builder Walcker and is unique in London. It dates from the 19th century and was probably paid for partly with a gift of £50 from the King of Prussia himself who… Read More »St. George’s Walcker Organ