Playlist: Market Live Sessions

On Sunday 8 December, we’re presenting a series of pop-up performances within restaurants and eateries across Spitalfields Market. Performances are free when buying food or drink, and we will be announcing meal deals and offers shortly so watch this space! First up is singer-songwriter Abimaro Gunnell at Leon from 3.00pm-4.00pm. As well as being one…

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…

Fire – A Festival Finisher

200 singers, horn ensemble, fire-artists and pyrotechnics in the open air of Spitalfields – it’s our Festival Finale, Fire! Fire is an exciting new work by David Bruce, and is the second of our PRS for Music Foundation New Music 20×12 performances this Summer. The piece uses texts from Vikram Seth and Yannai to revel…