Walpole  Old Chapel


Inside the Chapel


Events and Opening Times



Contact Us and directions

General Information

The Chapel has 3 ecumenical services per year.
A Midsummer Service in June
‘Songs of Praise’ in September or October
Carols & Christmas Readings by Candlelight in December

See Programme of events to the right for exact dates.

In addition Quaker Meetings for Worship will be held on the last Sunday of each month at 10.30am, from April to September inclusive.

Concerts are held on various evenings throughout the summer months.

Opening Times 2017
The chapel will be open every Saturday afternoon from 29th April until 30th September between 2pm and 4.30pm. For access at other times please contact the
secretary@walpoleoldchapel.co.uk or see our contacts page


Programme of events for 2017
For * items please see contact details at the end of the list.


Sun 4th June at 3.00pm - The Lovekyn Consort celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death with songs and dances from her notebooks.*

Weds 14th June to Saturday 17th June - a retrospective exhibition of the artwork of Linda Holmes between 11.30 am - 4.30pm. Click here for more details.

Sun 25th June at 3.00pm - Annual Ecumenical Service led by Bill Mahood marking the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s contribution to the Protestant Reformation;organist Tony Percival

Saturday 8th July at 7.30pm - Melissa James Live - popular London based singer in a unique setting with Lowestoft Youth Singers, Group A.
Tickets available from Phil Stevens
secretary@walpoleoldchapel.co.uk or call on 01986 873556

You can find out more about Melissa at www.melissa-james.com

Sunday 16th July at 3.00pm - In Search of the Palladian Style - harpsichord recital by YEO Yat-Soon*

Sunday 23rd July at 3.30pm - Talk by Dr Knighton, Cambridge University:
‘Suffolk Voices in the English Revolution’

Sunday 13th August at 3.00pm - 'Summer Tea at the Chapel' accompanied by the Waveney Valley Brass Ensemble

Sunday 20th August at 2.30pm - Halesworth Cafe Poets – Local poets read from their own work and that of others

Friday 8th September 10.30am - 4.00pm - Heritage Open Day

Saturday 9th September 9.00am - 5.00pm - Heritage Open Day and the Annual SHCT Bike Ride

Sunday 10th September 10.30am - 4.00pm - Heritage Open Day

Sunday 17th September at 3.00pm - Follia mark the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death with a programme of his celebrated Paris quartets*

*NEW* Sunday 24th September at 3.00pm - Suffolk Poetry Society;  come and listen to an afternoon of poetry read in the beautiful Chapel.

Saturday 30th September at 10.30am - Peace Songs at Walpole led by Helen Rolf - join in workshop

Saturday 16th December at 3.00pm - Carol & Readings for Christmas by Candlelight


*For tickets and information about performances on 4th June, 16th July and 17th September please contact William Summers, williamsummers@uwclub.net or www.lokimusic.co.uk or +44(0)7949 652 315

Further information contact the secretary - details on the contact us page.
All donations go towards the upkeep of the Chapel.