The Old Chapel is open to the public on set weekends with free entry. There are special event weekends throughout the year, monthly tea and talks, and heritage workshops.


Opening Times:

The Old Chapel is open from 2pm – 5 pm (unless otherwise stated) every first and third Sunday of the month from April to October. Our 2017 open days and special events are listed below:


Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 25 November 10am-5pm. Free Entrance. Browse a variety of stalls and grab something for the Christ


Painting Pottery Cafe

Adult Pottery Cafe

Adult Pottery Cafes are £5 per person. Booking is required and include drink and snacks but not the pottery items themselves.

Monday 8 November 7pm-9:30pm -(Christmas Themed)



Family Activities 

*Please note the Creative Craft session on Tuesday 24th October is cancelled.


Tea and Talks

The Old Chapel hosts monthly Tea and Talk Events. They are free to attend if you are a Friend of the Old Chapel, otherwise £2 per person, and refreshments are included.

Weds 8 November, 10.30am – The role of women of Huguenot descent in The Great War 1914-1918, Keith Finch

Keith is back to explore the role of Huguenot women in the War.


Booking is required. To book a place please contact the Heritage Officer on 01708 642919

Getting Here

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The Old Chapel
Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School
St Mary’s Lane
RM14 2QR
Telephone: 01708 642919

The Old Chapel is on St Mary’s Lane in Upminster, in the grounds of Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School, opposite the Windmill. There is limited parking during term time, because of this we recommend using public transport where possible.



The Old Chapel is a five minute walk from Upminster Bridge underground station which is on the District line. It is a 10 minute walk from Upminster overground station, also on the District line with regular overground trains to and from London.


The 248 stops at various points along St Mary’s Lane, the closest stop is Upminster Windmill.