The choir is situated within the octagon and is not an annex, which was common in the 18th century. The interior is symmetrically designed, centred on the pulpit altar, with pews and a gallery running around the entire room.

According to Hadsel Church record book, only parts of the interior were painted in the 1820s, such as the pulpit and the upper rows of chairs. These were allegedly painted by an Italian painter named Josef Piccani who lived in Vevelstad. It is uncertain which colours were originally used to decorate the interior. During the restoration in the 1930s, a colour scheme based on the reflection of the gallery was carried out. This work was executed by the painter Alfred Hagn and the architect Harald Sund.


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