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St George’s Church

Bloomsbury Way | Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2SD, England
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Beautiful venue for angelic concert

Came here for second year in a row to see Nigel Shaw & Carolyn Hillyer perform their magical earthy... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Sara C
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Lovely church with strong Handel connections

This is the Anglican Parish church for London's wealthy Mayfair district. The composer Handel... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Nicholas H
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5 Nov 2017
“Lovely church with strong Handel connections”
23 Aug 2017
“small church”
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Bloomsbury Way | Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2SD, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for second year in a row to see Nigel Shaw & Carolyn Hillyer perform their magical earthy music. The space inside lends itself perfectly to the sounds of Carolyn’s singing and drumming, whilst Nigel’s flutes soared like larks above. Beautiful!! Xx

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is the Anglican Parish church for London's wealthy Mayfair district. The composer Handel worshipped here and it now hosts an annual Handel music festival. The exterior is quite monumental belying a lovely and relatively simple interior, dominated by a stunning organ above the entrance....More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Yet another church visited between waiting for trains. This is a small church with an attractive interior. Some lovely stained glass windows, nice alter and a magnificent chandelier.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

St George's Church is a parish church in Bloomsbury Way, two minutes walk from the British Museum so it is nice to visit before or after a visit to the museum. The church is normally open from 1-4 pm daily. This church was designed and...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a small but nevertheless attractive church located fairly close to the British Museum. When I visited it was closed and so it wasn't possible to go inside. Exterior still looks pretty good though.

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

I had pre organised a visit to the church, as we had got married here 30 years ago and there had been a major refurbishment. We had a tour by a guide Frank who was very knowledgeable and access to all areas. We had the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a beautiful church that was designed by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. It is amazingly light and airy, with a classical feel. There is a lot of history here which is not really as well explained as it might have been. There was a (volunteer?)...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2015

One of the Nicholas Hawksmoor churches built in the early 18th century and described adequately enough by the previous reviewer who only sees fit to give it an 'average' rating, this one was consecrated in 1830. For those familiar with the William Hogarth engraving 'Gin...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

St. George's Bloomsbury is an English Baroque style church found on the Bloomsbury Way, just a couple blocks away from the British Museum. The church was built as a result of the 1711 Act of Parliament to build 50 new churches around the city. Nicholas...More

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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
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quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
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convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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