King's College Chapel is a splendid example of late Gothic (Perpendicular) architecture. It was started in 1446 by Henry VI (1421-71) and took over a century to build. It has the largest fan vault in the world and some of the finest medieval stained glass. It is also the venue for the Christmas Eve service.

The Chapel plays a central role in College life. It was built as a place of daily worship for the College scholars, and today the Choir still sings Evensong daily during term time.

Support the Chapel

The Chapel of King's College, Cambridge is seeking to build an endowment to support the preservation and maintenance of the Chapel and for specific projects, including refurbishing the great organ. See Support the Chapel.

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