This is said to be the most perfectly proportioned building in the world. It is also where Samaritans began its life and where you can sing to your hearts content every week.
Fish, coffee and smudgy windows all appear in this beautifully restored Christopher Wren church which is also very well attended by the young city workforce.
No other City of London church is as surprising as this one. Its bleak and foreboding exterior betrays its crisp classical and bright interior.
St Mary Aldermary is one of the few 17th century gothic churches you'll find in the City of London. At lunch you'll hear the hum of local workers enjoying their break but at the start and end of the day the relaxed breath of a meditation group.
Prominently placed on Guildhall Yard, this grand church has strong links with the City of London Corporation and the livery companies. Step inside for ceremonies, symbols and sensational stained glass windows.
Bread shelves, pendulum-like chandelier from the West Indies, palindromes and a creepy crypt. What more could reside a City church?
The Dutch Church is one of the most hidden of the City churches and one of the newest… but its history stretches back to the 16th century and its internal features are extraordinary.
Hidden behind bushes and trees, the red bricks of St Anne & St Agnes can only be glimpsed, but push your way through and you'll be rewarded by architectural beauty and musical delights.
The tower of St Magnus the Martyr contains 12 bells cast in the now defunct Whitechapel Bell Foundry. In this episode, the unusually named Ancient Society of College Youths tell us about the churches wobbling tower and the skills needed to ring them.
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When we think about the Royal Air Force we think about aeroplanes in the skies… think again! Deep underground the plotters and controllers of the Royal Air Force managed air […]
Doris, Eddie, Vicky, Mary, Les and Leslie share their memories of the London Blitz. They bring some of the art that was created during the war to life.