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Local folk singer inspired by


Click below to hear Rick Potter play his composition inspired by the Chapel:

Artist’s surprise visit to Tolpuddle

Liam O’Farrell is a well known artist based in Somerset, He paints in watercolour and oils and loves history and architecture.

He visited Tolpuddle Old Chapel on Bank Holiday Monday 2018 and painted this picture.

Liam has kindly donated the original to TOCT

Liam’s work can be viewed at

and on Twitter: @liams_art

“A fine sunny day to paint the beautiful Tolpuddle Village in Dorset – the origin of the Tolpuddle martyrs and British Trade unionism. This is the old Methodist chapel.”

BBC Radio Solent Breakfast in Dorset – 10th April 2018

Tolpuddle chapel revamp plan for 200th anniversary, The trust is hoping to raise almost a quarter of a million pounds to save a former chapel used by the Tolpuddle Martyrs – click to hear

David Willey from the Tolpuddle Old Chapel Trust says it’s a significant building.