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Chapel 300: Study day - The New Chapel at Queen’s, 1719

Public, Student, Old Member event


Old Members' Office



This half-day study seminar will celebrate the resplendent architectural charm of the Chapel, and explore wider themes which put the building into context.


Dr Geoffrey Tyack, architectural historian, author of Oxford: an Architectural Guide (OUP 1998) and President of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society.

The Revd Canon Dr Andrew Braddock of Gloucester Cathedral, specialist in eighteenth-century worship and spirituality.

The Revd Prof William Whyte, Professor of Architectural and Social History, and chairman of the Oxford Preservation Trust and the Oxford Historical Society.

Prof Owen Rees, Professor of Music and the Director of Music in the Chapel.

There will also feature a tour of the College buildings led by College archivist, Michael Riordan.

The afternoon is free of charge but advance registration is recommended (and essential if you would like to book a place on the tour). To sign up, please complete this online form

The study day will be followed by a concert of music from c.1719 with the College Choir and Instruments of Time & Truth, for which tickets will be available separately in due course.