St Martin-in-the-Fields

Interesting
The Church was built by Gibbs between 1722 and 1726. It has the appearance of a baroque building with an elegant appearance but lacking a little unity. The interior decor is harmonious with a hint of rococo. Its famous not only for its architecture but also, since the 1930s, as a refuge for the homeless. The Church has also given its name to a chamber orchestra known worldwide the Academy of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, which extends a long tradition of classical concerts.

Useful information

Address:

Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JJ London

Opening hours

Mon-Tue and Fri 8.30am-1pm, 2pm-6pm; Wed 8.30am-1.15pm, 2pm-5pm; Thu 8.30am-1.15pm, 2pm-6pm; Sat 9.30am-6pm, Sun 3.30pm-5pm

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