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.

Concerts are held on various evenings throughout the summer months.

Opening Times 2018
The chapel will be open every Saturday afternoon from 28th April until 29th 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 2018
For * items please see contact details at the end of the list.


Thursday 7th – 1.30pm
Visit by Friends of Woodbridge Museum

Sunday 24th -3pm Annual Service
Saturday 30th- 5pm Words and music with Lucy Hughes Hallett, Julia Blackburn and Rob Gildon

Monday 2nd – Friday 6th Snape Music residency ‘CHROMA’
Combination of ancient and modern music featuring the international gamba player, Liam Burns, culminating in a concert on Friday at 6.00pm. For details and booking please use the following link:


Saturday 7th - 7.30pm Concert with GROUP A and the CAMBERWELL COMMUNITY CHOIR
Sunday 8th - 3pm Reading of Anne Boileau’s radio play ‘Martin and Katharina’ followed by signing of her book, ‘Katharina Luther: Nun, Rebel, Wife’. Costume to be worn by the cast

Friday 13th- Sunday 15th -4pm Wonderful Beast theatre performance
Wednesday 18th Halesworth U3A Church Crawlers visit
Sunday 22nd - 3pm LOKI concert: Follia perform music by Francois Couperin (and colleagues) in the 350th anniversary of his birth

Sunday 5th - 3pm LOKI concert: 'Music from the Olden Times'
Songs and tunes from the publication of Elizabethan and folk music in 1858 together with variations on folk songs from the 17th century. Audience participation in well-known songs is welcome!
Sunday 19th- 3pm Summer Tea with the Waveney Brass Band Ensemble
Sunday 26th – 2.30pm Halesworth Cafe Poets – readings by local poets

Sunday 2nd - 3 pm LOKI concert : 'Francois Couperin and his legacy'
Yat-Soon Yeo performs harpsichord music by the greatest performer and composer for the instrument of his day.
Friday 8th – 10th Heritage Open Weekend
Sunday16th tba Suffolk Poetry Society
Saturday 29th - 10am Peace Songs at Walpole led by Helen Rolfe. Join-in workshops

Saturday 15th - 3.00pm Carols & Readings for Christmas

All events start at 3pm unless otherwise stated
For the Loki Concerts on 22nd July, 5th August and 2nd September:
For online tickets please see www.lokimusic.co.uk/calendar
For programme enquiries contact 07949652315 or williamjsummers@icloud.com
To book by cheque please ring 01728660321


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