Open House Festival

All Saints Church

religious, community/cultural

James Savage, 1829

All Saints Church, Church Road, SE19 3EP

Historical connections Admiral Fitzroy sailed to Galapagos Islands with Charles Darwin. Grave within Church grounds. Famous artist Camille Pissarro painted local scenes one of All Saints Church.

Getting there


West Norwood, Norwood Junction, Crystal Palace


468, 196, 249

Additional travel info

Parking available in Church Yard buses stop right outside the Church





Built in 1827-1829 Parish of Norwood takes its name from the Great North Wood.
Many Historical Figures lead to the outstanding interest of this Church.
Charles Dickens who mentioned All Saints in his book David Copperfield.
Camille Pissarro famous impressionist painter.
Vice-Admiral Robert Fitzroy buried at All Saints who sailed with Charles Darwin to the the Galapagos Islands and founded the modern barometer.
Felix Mendelssohn who stayed in the area and played on the organ here.
Angel Exhibition on the day.


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