Category Archives: art

This October, an art installation inspired by The Italian Job

2019 is the 50th anniversary of the classic movie, The Italian Job, that lives for ever thanks to classic Michael Caine quotes, such as “Hold on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea”. The associated visuals of the coach … Continue reading

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The “visionary task” of redeveloping The Chapel HG1 now available in book form

◼ Today The Chapel HG1 hosted a launch party for its own coffee-table book telling of the redevelopment of this Victorian building into a private house and art gallery offering boutique B&B accommodation. The Chapel Harrogate by its owner Mark … Continue reading

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The Chapel makes a stylish backdrop for Emmerdale storyline

The Chapel Harrogate featured as a location for tonight’s episode of the ITV soap Emmerdale. We see conman Clive (Tom Chambers) arrive with Frank Clayton (Michael Praed, aka Robin of Sherwood) disguised as the artist of a flashy abstract work … Continue reading

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“It’s about discovering the world, the curiosity of random things,” Hinchliffe tells the Observer Magazine

◼ The owner of The Chapel Harrogate gives his first appreciative interview about his audacious conversion to today’s Observer Magazine, supported by thoughtful interior photography. The writer appears impressed by his being a “Yorkshireman” and he in turn gives full … Continue reading

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Harrogate chapel reborn: Channel 4 updates the Hinchliffe saga, while Yorkshire Post has the pictures

Channel 4 at 7pm, Saturday 13 May – Methodist Church Revisit 2017, and afterwards on demand online – George catches up with Mark Hinchliffe in his spectacular Methodist church and Sunday school conversion project in Harrogate, now officially renamed The Chapel HG1 … Continue reading

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Thanks from Chapel House to “one of the best” on TV, George!

Channel 4, 9pm, Thursday 28 January 2016: The Restoration Man … You can catch up for another month at 4oD via this link GEORGE CLARKE’S VERDICT TONIGHT ON THE FINISHED SUNDAY SCHOOL, NOW A FOUR-BEDROOM HOME ON TWO FLOORS “What’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Hgt Advertiser raises curtain on Mark’s new home

◼ Tonight’s 60-minute Channel 4 television programme, The Restoration Man, follows the three-year renovation of the Grove Road Chapel and its Sunday School in Harrogate, Yorkshire, by their owner Mark Hinchliffe.

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C4 follows the Hinchliffe dream of a ‘for-ever home’

◼︎ The Restoration Man airs from 9pm GMT, Thursday 28 January 2016, and is then viewable for a further month on demand via the All 4 web player ◼︎ Property developer Mark Hinchliffe says of George Clarke, Channel 4’s Restoration … Continue reading

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This is now a legacy website

This is a legacy website that went live in January 2016. As such, the main pages and this topical blog have documented the background to the four-year renovation of The Chapel HG1 previously known as Chapel House Harrogate +++ +++ Copyright … Continue reading

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