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A look inside the modern St Barnabas church in Dulwich

On the 7th December 1992, a Victorian gothic church on top of a hill in Dulwich burnt down, following an arson attack.


Chance to see inside the Lost Church under Charing Cross Station

There sits underneath the forecourt of Charing Cross railway station a hidden marvel, the remains of a Hawksmoor designed church that is today sealed off and hidden -- except for one prominent and often misattributed visible sign of its existence.


The 300 year old Chapel of Ease just off Oxford Street

Just behind Debenhams on Oxford Street can be found a building that looks like a church, but isn't. A building that was consecrated, but not as a church, even though it is used for worship.


A hidden oasis of calm next to Marble Arch

A quiet haven of peace sits on blood-stained land opposite Hyde Park. A living memorial to those who died for their beliefs in more troubled times.


Simon Jenkins on the English Church

I found a rather curious little series on Channel 4 a few weeks ago and recently finished watching the last of the six half-hour episodes.


Mayfair’s masterpiece of the Gothic Revival

Nestled in amongst the back streets of posh Mayfair you can find one of London's greatest Gothic Revival churches.


A look at the secular enclave within Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, that mighty bastion of religion has an alien invader amongst its midst, a couple of buildings that were nominally religious, but have spent the past 800 years performing more secular duties.


King’s College Hospital’s Centenary Celebrations

It is one hundred years since an old hospital in the City of London moved away from its traditional home to the outskirts of the city, in what was at the time the small towns around Denmark Hill.


A rare oasis of calm in Camden Town

Camden town, that bustling heart of youth and arts has a seemingly rather overlooked oasis of peace and calm - sitting right next to the huge Sainsburys.


A look around St Mary-at-Finchley Church

A short walk from Finchley Central tube station can be found the area's oldest church - a site of Christian worship that can be reliably dated back at least 800 years.