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Tickets Alert: Opportunity to photograph inside Westminster Abbey

For the first time ever, Westminster Abbey is allowing photography within its building by members of the public.


Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly

There's a church next to busy Piccadilly Circus which most us probably know more from the market in its courtyard than the church behind.


Inside London’s own Notre Dame church

One of the more famous churches in London can be found just off Leicester Square, and was also once home to an even more famous entertainment venue.


Admire the “Wedgwood chapel” in Greenwich

Behind a gray stone facade and up some plain steps can be found a riot of blue and gold -- the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College.


The churches of Cambridge

An old city with lots of wealth and people, has a lot of old churches to visit - so a perambulation around the Churches of Cambridge.


Ilford’s oldest building – the Norman era hospital chapel

Hidden behind a high wall, an ancient building in Ilford is not just the oldest building in Ilford, but one of the oldest in the entire of London.


The ancient church serving modern lunches

One of the oldest churches in the City of London has secured a new life, by serving up coffees and sarnies to hungry city workers.


Visit England’s only 18th century hospital chapel

A small door in an old building conceals a chapel to the memory of the man who founded a great hospital.


The magnificently restored Roman Catholic Church of St Monica

A old Roman Catholic church was undergoing restoration when they uncovered something remarkable, and now the restoration is astonishing.


St Paul’s Cathedral drops photography ban

St Paul's Cathedral has decided to allow photography within the building, overturning a ban that was often surreptitiously ignored anyway.


St John the Baptist Church, Aldbury

A tiny village contains an exceptionally old, and magnificent church. This is St John the Baptist Church in Aldbury, near Tring.


Restoring St. Margaret Church’s 300 year old clock

Next to mighty Westminster Abbey is the rather smaller St. Margaret’s Church, and at the moment, the Tudor era tower is covered in scaffolding.


Westminster Abbey’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries

High up above the Nave of Westminster Abbey is a new exhibition space, with incidentally, what has often been described at the "the best view in Europe".


There are now more churches in the UK than pubs

Timely news from the National Church Trust which has been watching the demise of the local pub for the date that the number of pubs sinks below the number of churches.


St Elizabeth of Portugal Church

Dedicated to a 14th-century queen consort of Portugal, it claims to be oldest standing Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Southwark.