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Definitely a must see!

Not just for art lovers.....something amazing created with love and dedication.....the artist was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeryl S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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If you can't go to Rome, Go to Goring!

But people who have been to Rome say it's better here because it's not so high and you are not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not just for art lovers.....something amazing created with love and dedication.....the artist was previously a signwriter with no formal painting training. Well worth a visit not only for the "Sistene" ceiling but the contemporary stained glass windows are very beautiful and inspirational. We always take...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived in worthing 40'years, always said we'd like to see the chapel, so pleased we did, amazing workmanship. Stunning! The ladies and gentlemen that were helping were so informative and helpful. Thank you

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But people who have been to Rome say it's better here because it's not so high and you are not rushed! Open April to October each year, Monday morning (10am-1pm) and then Tues to Friday (10am-4pm). Staffed by volunteers from the church who are very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

If you can't get to Rome to see the Sistine Chapel ceiling, just go to Goring in West Sussex to the English Martyrs Catholic Church to see a copy at 2/3 size of the original. It's fantastic.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 14 December 2018

A copy of Florence's Sistine in a small church in Worthing, hand-painted by one of their congragation.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

An authentic reproduction of the Sistine Chapel ceiling in Rome. Very inspiring. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

You look up and your jaw falls. This remarkable ceiling is the work of one man. Its incredible. You can use a mirrored trolley to look at the ceiling, this stops your neck aching. Whilst there notice the marbling on the walls and some of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning reproduction of Sistine Chapel ceiling so no need to go abroad to see the original. Nice shop, too.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Have been here lots of time, & gets better each time. Every time I go; I see something I haven't seen before. I usually go twice a year July & December

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Popped in here to look at the ceiling again. It is worth just going and sitting in peace at anytime especially when it is raining. You can lose yourself and sit in peace with the wonder

Date of experience: September 2018
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17 October 2018|
Response from E M C | Property representative |
Yes. If you are travelling by train you need to proceed to Goring-by-Sea Station and we are a short walk from there. You come out of the station head south, walk up to the top of Goring Street and on your left is a... More
17 October 2018|
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Response from E M C | Property representative |
We are open Monday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm, Tuesday to Friday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm. Tomorrow - Friday - we will be closed from 12 noon until 1.45 for a funeral. We close for the winter on Wednesday 31st October and reopen to... More
Sybille U
20 October 2017|
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Response from Adrian T | Reviewed this property |
The question has been answered above although I ring before I visit.