Royal Victoria Chapel

Royal Victoria Chapel The Royal Victoria Hospital was built in 1856 and served the British military for over a century. As the British Army’s first purpose built hospital, Royal Victoria was a unique and ambitious project which would help change the face of the medical world
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Happy #Halloween! We hope you're having a spooktacular day... Scare yourself silly with some creepy facts about Royal Vi...
31/10/2017
Happy Halloween to you all!

Happy #Halloween! We hope you're having a spooktacular day... Scare yourself silly with some creepy facts about Royal Victoria Chapel...if you dare

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20/10/2017

Joan and Ro from Australia contacted us last year as they are tracing their father/grandfather’s footsteps from the 1st world war, see our blog for more info: http://bit.ly/2gwY0Sj

Even though the chapel’s not completed yet and as they had come so far, we arranged for a site tour and sneak preview of the chapel. See our video below (and you also will get a sneak preview of the amazing work we are doing) The ceiling looks fantastic!

We've got some amazing slates to add to the new Chapel roof created by all the wonderful people who came last weekend. Y...
26/07/2017

We've got some amazing slates to add to the new Chapel roof created by all the wonderful people who came last weekend. You have another chance to become part of history this weekend, decorate your very own slate for just £5, or 5 for £20. Join us outside the chapel this Saturday and Sunday between 11 and 4.

Let your kids be part of the park’s future history this weekend! Still looking for something to keep the kids busy this ...
20/07/2017

Let your kids be part of the park’s future history this weekend!

Still looking for something to keep the kids busy this weekend?

For just £5.00 for one slate, or £20 for five, you or can sign/decorate or write a design on the back of a slate, which will go on the chapel roof.

So pop along this Saturday and Sunday between 11am-4pm. – All proceeds go towards supporting the Friends of Royal Victoria Country Park.

We've got some beautifully decorated slates for the Chapel roof from Jake and Amy! Make sure you come down to Raise the ...
17/07/2017

We've got some beautifully decorated slates for the Chapel roof from Jake and Amy! Make sure you come down to Raise the Roof! this weekend and become part of history! If you can't make it, you can donate via the Friends Just Giving page: http://bit.ly/2teqDEc

Sponsor a slate on the Royal Victoria Chapel! For just £5, you can make your own design, just like Tara Tomley has for h...
12/07/2017

Sponsor a slate on the Royal Victoria Chapel!

For just £5, you can make your own design, just like Tara Tomley has for her family. This tile will be one of the many making the new roof of the chapel, which we hope will last for the next part of the chapel’s history.

If you can’t make our Raise the Roof tile events, you can donate via the Friends Just Giving page: http://bit.ly/2teqDEc

Raise the Roof!
10/07/2017

Raise the Roof!

Raise The Roof! A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME opportunity to leave your own personal mark on the chapel restoration project.We’re...
08/07/2017

Raise The Roof!

A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME opportunity to leave your own personal mark on the chapel restoration project.

We’re putting a new roof on the chapel and you can help us fundraise by Sponsoring a roof Slate!

Join us outside the Chapel on 22nd and 23rd July 10am-4pm to decorate a roof slate. Write your name/draw a picture or just sponsor a roof slate for only £4.00 (or 5 for £20) All funds raised will go to the Friends of the Royal Victoria Country Park and support this important conservation project.

Be part of the Chapel's future! As part of the £3.1 million project to restore the Royal Victoria Chapel, we will be rep...
07/07/2017

Be part of the Chapel's future!

As part of the £3.1 million project to restore the Royal Victoria Chapel, we will be replacing the old roof with a new slate roof. We hope this will last another century or two! Want to be part of this exciting project? Keep following this page to find out more...

Royal Victoria Country Park
06/07/2017

Royal Victoria Country Park

Last week, this bird cage scaffold went up in the Royal Victoria Chapel. This scaffold will allow our architects and conservation team access to carry out repairs and restoration to the original Victorian ceiling.

The project is due to be completed next Summer – we can’t wait to reopen!

The chapel looking glorious in the sun! Share your photos of the chapel with us.
19/06/2017

The chapel looking glorious in the sun! Share your photos of the chapel with us.

A sunset view of our glorious chapel by Martin Curtis. Keep sending us your photos, we love seeing them.
05/06/2017

A sunset view of our glorious chapel by Martin Curtis. Keep sending us your photos, we love seeing them.

The Chapel through the mist! Thank you Ken Skinner for this great photo. Keep on sharing your pictures with us!
31/05/2017

The Chapel through the mist! Thank you Ken Skinner for this great photo. Keep on sharing your pictures with us!

The Chapel is a wonderful sight, especially when the sun is shining! Thank you to Laurena House for this lovely photo. K...
25/05/2017

The Chapel is a wonderful sight, especially when the sun is shining! Thank you to Laurena House for this lovely photo. Keep them coming.

One of our visitors has shared with us this wonderful picture of her father, Rhydwn Garth Morgan from Aberdare. Rhydwn c...
19/05/2017

One of our visitors has shared with us this wonderful picture of her father, Rhydwn Garth Morgan from Aberdare. Rhydwn convalesced at Netley hospital in 1946. The Chapel has an important place in many families, so keep sharing your stories with us.

Look at this fantastic view of the Chapel, taken by Derek Maggs. Keep sharing your photos with us, we've had some brilli...
19/05/2017

Look at this fantastic view of the Chapel, taken by Derek Maggs. Keep sharing your photos with us, we've had some brilliant ones so far.

Catch up on the latest news about our improvements to the chapel on our blog, and the interesting historical artifacts w...
16/05/2017
Blasts from the past – a special chair, a coke can and the YMCA

Catch up on the latest news about our improvements to the chapel on our blog, and the interesting historical artifacts we've found along the way!

Since the last blog, we’ve had quite a few developments with the chapel project and our wider park improvements. I’ve broken this blog up into several parts as so much has happened. Also, if you haven’t seen my latest TV interview, take a look and you’ll be able to see inside the chapel.

Another beautiful photo of Royal Victoria Chapel, this one was taken by Lori Lowe. Keep sending us your pictures, we lov...
16/05/2017

Another beautiful photo of Royal Victoria Chapel, this one was taken by Lori Lowe. Keep sending us your pictures, we love seeing them!

We love being sent your pictures of the chapel! Look at this spectacular photo taken by SJ Pick.
16/05/2017

We love being sent your pictures of the chapel! Look at this spectacular photo taken by SJ Pick.

Keep up to date with the latest news from our exciting project to restore this historical chapel, including conservation...
15/05/2017
Countryside news

Keep up to date with the latest news from our exciting project to restore this historical chapel, including conservation work to the original façade, and a new pavilion to the side of the chapel providing facilities for the chapel to host music and cultural events.

Since the last blog, we’ve had quite a few developments with the chapel project and our wider park improvements. I’ve broken this blog up into several parts as so much has happened. Also, if you haven’t seen my latest TV interview, take a look and you’ll be able to see inside the chapel.

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