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St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church

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Holborn Viaduct | Next to the Old Bailey, London EC1A 2DQ, England
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a surprisingly large church that contains the ashes of Sir Henry Wood (Prom concerts) within a musicians chapel. There is also a Regimental Chapel for the Royal Fusiliers as well as some lovely stained glass and an impressive organ.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We stopped into St. Sepulcher Without Newgate Church on our site-seeing walk through the area, and while listening to the choir practice for a concert later that night, we explored the interior of the church. There are a couple of interesting historical artifacts in the...More

1  Thank dunadan
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Forget the architecture, forget the religion (I myself am an atheist), Go for the music. As it should for a Church with a particular dedication to musicians. Sir Henry Wood is buried here apparently. A world-class choir provides effectively a free concert every Tuesday night....More

Thank Ferret F
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very welcoming as you go in and takes your breath away as the church is truly beautiful. This is one of the churches that is mentioned in the nursery rhyme Oranges and Lemons. The area between the Old Bailey (used to be Newgate prison) and...More

Thank HappyMama41969
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wow, a large church, and welcoming, no problems getting into the church. Plus there were signs for the toilet as soon as one entered, so no problems about using the facilities if you so require. Light, impressive stained glass windows. I will go back. I...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 12 August 2017

St. Sepulchre’s is the National Musicians’ Church. We were informed that in this church music and musicians are valued and appreciated. On the north side of the Church is a beautiful chapel dedicated to musicians.  The south aisle of this church is the regimental chapel...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is located on Holborn Viaduct opp. the Old Bailey. Built on site of Saxon church dedicated to St. Edmund. Originally known as' ST.EDMUND AND THE HOLY SEPULCHRE from 1103-1173 when under the care of the Augustinian Canons who were the Knights Of The Holy...More

Thank Margaret Mary O
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I came here for a singing event, it is very large and spacious, but in real need of some tlc (money spent on refurbishing it) at least some basic painting doing to the tired interior..

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Went to visit prior to going to a meeting It's got a nice atmosphere with some great decor as it's a military church Well worth a visit but might be an improvement with music

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Have never found this church open so attended a lecture by Gresham College on choral music and so got to see inside. It is a fascinating place with the Execution bell rung for condemned at Newgate jail, as well as some nice modern stained glass...More

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