Idea Store Reflections

Zoë Palmer works with us regularly on our Learning & Participation programme. Over the past year she has been working with library staff from Idea Stores across Tower Hamlets to develop singing and storytelling skills specifically for engaging early years (0-2s) audiences. Sitting in a yurt as part of the Spitalfields Music Summer Festival, Raju…

Olympic Action at Victoria Park

Today’s the big day that London’s been waiting for these past seven years! So we thought we’d take this opportunity to tell you a bit about our evening at Victoria Park next Thursday (2 August), as part of the BT London Live coverage. We have the stage from 5.00pm – 9.00pm, and have invited some…

Midsummer Street Party – the main stage

A riotous collection of artists representing the variety of colourful cultures in and around the Spitalfields area will be gearing up to take to the main stage at our Midsummer Street Party. The performances kick off with a veritable gaggle of schoolchildren from local schools showcasing their singing talents. Next up brass group is the…

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…