Spitalfields Speaks returns

Spitalfields Speaks is making a return! A couple of years ago we worked with five extraordinary local characters, who along with sound artist Duncan Chapman created five very different downloadable audio works which offered unique alternative perspectives into the East End of London that we love. I’m excited to announce that it’s time for Spitalfields Speaks…

A sneak-peak at the Midsummer Street Party

The Midsummer Street Party is this Summer Festival’s fantastic final day. Programme Manager, Ellie tells us more about what’s in store! Although there will be plenty of bunting, this won’t be your typical street party. With it falling on the midsummer weekend, we thought we’d take this as a starting point and bring together the…

In the House… with a piano

We thought it was time for another treat from our In the House project from our last Winter Festival. Composer Carter Callison and pianist Florian Mitrea worked closely together on a programme inspired by 9 Elder Street, one of the Georgian houses in the historic Liberty of Norton Folgate. Carter’s Dream Weavers was written especially for the…

60 seconds with… Ellie Folkes!

We decided to mix it up a bit and ask our set of quickfire questions to a Spitalfields Music team member. This week Programme Manager of Festivals , Ellie Folkes talks us through the excitement of buying a CD for the first time and why she doesn’t make New Years resolutions… What was the first…