WELCOME
to the French Protestant Church in London

Whoever you are, whatever you believe or are seeking, welcome to the site of the French Protestant church in Soho.

Whether you are planning to come and live in London, have been here for some time or are just visiting, it will be our pleasure to welcome you to Soho for a Sunday service or any other activity offered by our community.

We hold a service in French every Sunday at 11 a.m. throughout the year and celebrate Holy Communion on the first Sunday of every month. Once again, you will always be welcome.

NEWS

  • 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

        On October the 15th in Soho, a service of commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation took place in front of a packed church and in the presence of His Excellency the French Ambassador, M Jean-Pierre Jouyet. The French Choir of London (les Fauristes) under the baton of Blandine de Raulin wonderfully…

  • The French Protestant Church upgraded to Grade II* from Grade II

        The move announced on 23rd August was made by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of Historic England. The upgrade to Grade II* means the site is particularly important as opposed to just of special interest which the Grade II listing means. Only 5.8% of the listed…

  • From Threadneedle street to Soho square, a talk by Barbara Julien

      On June 10th, as part of of Still Reforming, a year-long series of events in London to mark the quincentenary of the Reformation, Tessa Murdoch, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Barbara Julien, Huguenot Society, led an evening of celebration on the contribution of French Huguenots to British society. Barbara Julien (here pictured with the…

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FOCUS

French prostestant church visits

CULTURE

Concerts, conferences, theatre, exhibitions, we regularly host or organize cultural events at the French Protestant Church. We are pleased to open to the public this little-known jewel. Visits are organised by special arrangements only.

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HERITAGE

This temple is the direct descendant of churches of the Refuge established in England as early as 1550. In addition to its architectural interest it is a repository for five centuries of history through the archives and books kept in its library.

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RENOVATION

A major and necessary renovation project is under way to restore the Soho church to its former splendour and its double role as a place of worship and cultural centre, witness to a unique heritage dating back to the 16th century.

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VENUE HIRE

Organise your events in a historical setting in the heart of London: hire the church for your concerts, lectures or plays, or the lower ground floor for meetings, meals or rehearsals in a space especially designed to be functional and flexible.

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