Members' Events 2019

Here are the latest FCC events, open to all FCC members. For further information about any of our events please email us

 

Friday, 23 August, 10.45am for 11am

Fine Church Crawl (FCC)
Few Churches Considered on this Fairly Comfortable Caper led by Judy Stephenson. Less strenuous than a normal walk, this stroll will last about an hour.

 

Wednesday, 24 August, 10am for 10.30am

Watchers' meeting
at St Mary at Hill

 

Thursday, 29 August, 10.45am for 11am

London’s Historic Italian Quarter
Walk with City Guide Valeria Bellazzi. Our continuing exploration of churches just beyond the City takes us to Clerkenwell’s historic Italian Quarter, for some 200 years home to artisans and entertainers, revolutionaries and restaurateurs. Our tour culminates at St Peter’s, London’s oldest Italian church, designed by an Irish architect on the model of a Roman basilica, consecrated in 1863 and still the vibrant heart of a city-wide community.

 

Saturday, 14 September

Chairman’s Outing - Churches around Cirencester
Usual format needing sensible shoes and a packed or pub lunch. Please enquire at the office

 

Thursday, 19 September, 10.45am for 11am

Fine Church Crawl
Led by Judy Stephenson. Another hour’s exploration

 

Friday, 4 October, 10.45am for 11am

Fine Church Crawl
Led by Judy Stephenson. Another hour of gentle church visiting

 

Tuesday, 15 October, 10.45am for 11am

Buildings of the City – Past and Present
Walk with Grethe Hauge. Grethe will explore the legacy of Wren, Hawksmoor and Horace Jones, as well as today’s ‘starchitects’ and their City buildings.

 

Tuesday, 22 October, 10.45am for 11am

Fitzrovia Chapel
Guided tour. A late flowering of the Gothic Revival, the Fitzrovia Chapel was designed in 1891 and is all that remains of the original Middlesex Hospital. Our tour will explore the building and history of the hospital over its first 250 years.

 

Wednesday, 23 October, 10.45am for 11am

Carpenters’ Hall & All Hallows London Wall
Visit with guided tour. The 11th in our ongoing series: a 90-minute tour will be followed by a visit to All Hallows, London Wall.

 

Tuesday, 29 October, 10.45am for 11am

All Saints & All Souls
Guided tour. Our continuing exploration of the churches of Fitzrovia takes us to the Gothic Revival splendour of All Saints, and to the Greek Revival elegance of All Souls.

 

Wednesday, 6 November, 10.45am for 11am

Governing the City
Walk with Jill Finch. The City of London’s government is unique. Jill’s walk from Guildhall to Mansion House, looks at way the City is governed.

 

Wednesday, 13 November, 10.45am for 11am

The Jewish Museum, London
Guided tour. An archaeological discovery in 2001 revealed a ritual bath of the mid-13C opposite St Mary-le-Bow. This visit traces the story of London’s Jewish communities.

 

Monday, 2 December, 10.45am for 11am

London’s Historic Italian Quarter
Walk with City Guide Valeria Bellazzi. A repeat of August’s popular walk through Clerkenwell’s historic Italian Quarter.

 

Monday, 9 December, 2.45pm for 3pm

FCC Carol Service at St Michael Paternoster Royal
The celebrant will be The Revd Fr Timothy Handley SSC; the organist Paul Gobey; the choir, the Hatcham Consort from Haberdashers’ Aske’s College with music director Emily Segal.

 

Booking for all events is essential. Details about our various events are shown in the regular Skyline magazine sent to members.

 

Stained glass window

 

Wooden Boss