Dissenters' Gallery and Dissenter's Chapel, at the south-eastern
corner of Kensal Green Cemetery, are available separately or together
for hire by the week or month.
With a door directly onto Ladbroke
Grove and a separate gate into the cemetery, the Gallery and Chapel
function as a discrete space, suitable for exhibitions, installations,
lectures, readings, meetings, and activities sympathetic to this
The asymmetrical Dissenters' Gallery
features five walls suitable for hanging, adjustable spot lighting
and natural light from a picture window at the entrance.
Dissenters' Chapel, decorated to designs by Owen Jones, includes
fixed and moveable seating, a two-tier lectern and pulpit, and covered
portico overlooking the Dissenters' Section of Kensal Green Cemetery. The chapel comfortably accommodates 30 chairs, with seating for at least ten people in each pew.
The space also includes shared use of a small storage room, kitchen
and accessible unisex toilet. As the Chapel is regularly in use
for funerals, it is generally only available for other events and
activities on on evenings and weekends.
Potential exhibitors are asked to
present a representative sample of the work to be exhibited in advance.
Kensal Green is a working cemetery within a diverse community, so
we ask that the use of the Gallery and Chapel respect the needs
of other visitors and the General Cemetery Company.
Exhibitors are also expected to accommodate
a permanent display of the Friends' publications and merchandise.
and the Friends' weekly cemetery tours, that conclude at the Gallery
around 16:00 each Sunday.
Exhibitors are expected to staff
the Gallery during their own opening hours, advertise the exhibition
and produce the publicity materials. Wherever possible, the Friends
of Kensal Green Cemetery will publicize exhibitions and related
events through the Friends' Magazine, Web site and e-mail distribution
lists. Exhibitors are expected to keep the gallery clean, tidy and
secure, and to respect the fabric of this Grade II* Listed building.
For more information, please call
07530 676151 (mobile) or e-mail: