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Spitalfields Winter FestivalSpitalfields' end of year musical celebration returns to warm up the winter nights. Taking place at several Spitalfields locations, the festival explores the east London area's hidden corners with early and contemporary music, musical tours, opera for under 2s, and free events which bring together global and local artists. The best thing about the biannual Spitalfields festivals (a summer festival is held in June) is the array of contrasting venues: Old Spitalfields Market comes alive with what seems like impromptu musical performances, while the stunning 18th century Hawksmoor-designed Christ Church hosts a cluster of classical concerts. Shoreditch's hip Village Underground holds some of the more contemporary offerings, and could you get a more apt setting for city-based bucolic folk than the Spitalfields City Farm?

 

About Christ Church Spitalfields

Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually saved this city landmark from demolition, but took decades to raise the money for the full restoration that has finally returned one of London's most stunning churches to its full glory. More about Christ Church Spitalfields

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Underground Stations

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  26% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 7 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
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Old Spitalfields Market Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Spitalfields Winter Festival
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91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94-96 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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6-8 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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3rd Floor, Truman Building, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Neil House, 7 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Early Opera CompanyEarly Opera CompanyConductor and harpsichordist Christian Curnyn leads a performance of Rossi's Oratorio Per Al Settimana Santa and Monteverdi's Madrigals From Books 7 & 8.2016-06-08T19:00:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Christ Church Spitalfields,   Commercial Street      E1 6LY
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The English ConcertThe English ConcertThe choir performs Vivaldi's La Senna Festeggiante, with Harry Bicket, harpsichord, Anna Devin, soprano, Anna Harvey, alto and Ashley Riches, bass.2016-06-09T19:00:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Christ Church Spitalfields,   Commercial Street      E1 6LY
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The English Concert
Clare College Choir & Raphael WallfischClare College Choir & Raphael WallfischThe choir performs Striggio's Ecce Beatam Lucem, Schutz's Die Mit Tranen Saen Werden Mit Freuden Ernten, Selig's Sind Die Toten, Giles Swayne's The Silent Land, Tavener's Svyati and Dum Transisset Sabbatum, Tye's Lord, Let Thy Servant and Tallis's Spem In Alium.2016-06-10T19:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Christ Church Spitalfields,   Commercial Street      E1 6LY
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Clare College Choir & Raphael Wallfisch
The SixteenThe SixteenHarry Christophers conducts the acclaimed ensemble in a performance of Allegri's Miserere and James MacMillan's setting of the same text.2016-06-11T19:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Christ Church Spitalfields,   Commercial Street      E1 6LY
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