The Oscar Wilde Temple by artists McDermott & McGough.

Studio Voltaire, 1a Nelsons Row, London SW4.

A church dedicated to the Irish poet and playwright is now open and free to the public for six months, until March 31, 2019 – “to all faiths and non–believers alike”.

They say:

Individuals and families will be welcomed into The Oscar Wilde Temple for private reflection as well as to celebrate LGBTQ+ marriages, naming ceremonies, vow renewals, memorials and markings of other important occasions….

In fairness.

The Oscar Wilde Temple

Thanks Ultan Mashup

17 thoughts on “Chapel Of Love

  1. Zaccone

    Its a nice idea, but why only LGBTQ+ marriages? Why can’t a heterosexual couple get married there?

    That seems unnecessarily discriminatory.

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    1. Cian

      ’cause a heterosexual couple can get married practically anywhere – any church in the land.
      LGBTQ+ is more restrictive.

      Oh, and because OW was gay!

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      1. Zaccone

        If they’re preaching a message of tolerance though they shouldn’t ban a section of the population arbitrarily. Its extremely hypocritical.

        “Equality and acceptance for all! Except you people”.

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        1. Daisy Chainsaw

          If you want to have your heterosexual marriage there, just ring up and ask them. I can’t see you being refused.

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    1. Vanessa off the Telly

      I didn’t know if t’was the big giant thumb tacks or the crassness of the rules done out like bullet points
      I was thinking that Oscar himself would’ve snarled back at them
      before redrawing them genteelly and poetically

      but maybe now you’re right
      its the font

      a bit too Upstairs Downstairs

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  2. Troll Farmer

    The Church of Liberal Virtue

    For Women with Penises. And men without.

    Because Transgender-ism is a real thing because we say it is.

    Because it’s not just in our heads.

    Honest.

    Reply

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