Dennis Severs' House

 
 
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18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6BX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Every Sunday afternoon 12pm-4pm, Monday (following the 1st and 3rd Sundays) 12pm-2pm and 6-9pm
 
PRICES
£8 (Sun), £5 (Mon lunch time), £12 (Mon Candlelight Tours - booking essential)
 

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Dennis Severs' HouseThe brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced by a family of Huguenot silk weavers. Built in 1724, Severs transformed each individual room within the red-brick Georgian terraced house into evocative tableaux vivants designed to draw the visitor into another world and another all-encompassing experience. Visitors or guests are invited to explore, in total silence - by fire or candlelight - each of the ten rooms. Smells, sounds, and sensations suck visitors deeper into each tableau, enabling them to piece together every scene to produce a living creation. This historic gem deserves to be experienced as the creator intended - in silence and with an open mind.

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Dennis Severs' House ToursDennis Severs' House ToursDennis Severs' House ToursA guided tour of Dennis Severs' House is one of the must-see attractions of hidden London. The living museum, the brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Sever, captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced by a family of Huguenot silk weavers. Built in 1724, the red-brick Georgian terraced house has 2016/02/13 Where:
Dennis Severs' House, 18  Folgate Street      E1 6BX
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A guided tour of Dennis Severs' House is one of the must-see attractions of hidden London. The living museum, the brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Sever, captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced by a family of Huguenot silk weavers. Built in 1724, the red-brick Georgian terraced house has ... More about this event
 
 

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Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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3 South Place, EC2M | 6 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
An evening to celebrate the Chinese New Year, with cultural performances, authentic food and drink, stalls, crafts and more....More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
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32 Elder Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Dennis Severs' House
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A Gold
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The Water Poet
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-11 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Dennis Severs' House
In the heart of the City, just off bustling Bishopsgate, The Water Poet's well-worn charm is a breath of fresh air in an area usually dominated ... More
 
 
 
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Galvin La Chapelle
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35 Spital Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Dennis Severs' House
The Galvin brothers Chris and Jeff's latest effort is this superb restaurant located in a converted Victorian school chapel near Spitalfields, labelled "one of the few ... More
 
 
 
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Hawksmoor Spitalfields
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157a Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Dennis Severs' House
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Workers' Educational Association
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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132 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Smiths Spitalfields
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109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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The Queen Of Hoxton
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1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Coopers' Hall
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13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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Andaz Liverpool Street
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Dennis Severs' House
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The Winter's Tale
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Dennis Severs' House

Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption in which Leontes, the King of Sicilia, mistakenly believes that his pregnant wife ...More

Tattoo London
Tattoo London
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Dennis Severs' House

Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures ...More

 
The Crime Museum Uncovered
The Crime Museum Uncovered
Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Dennis Severs' House

For six months only, visitors to the Museum of London can gain unprecedented access to highlights from the Metropolitan Police's ...More

 
Night Photography With Simon Gregor
Exhibitions | Until 13th February 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Dennis Severs' House

Brush up on your night photography skills so you can take high quality photographs wherever you go....More

2,000 Years Of London Firefighting
Tours | Until 19th February 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Dennis Severs' House

A musical storytelling session. Meet the heroes who have risked their lives to put out fires in London....More

The World of Charles and Ray Eames
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2016 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Dennis Severs' House

The Barbican Centre hosts The World of Charles and Ray Eames this October, delving into the world of the pioneering ...More

The Encounter
The Encounter
Theatre | Until 6th March 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Dennis Severs' House

Complicite Theatre Company's latest show, The Encounter , transfers from Edinburgh International Festival to the Barbican ...More

 
The World Of Charles And Ray Eames
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Dennis Severs' House

Films, multi-channel slideshows, photography, furniture, products, drawings, sculpture, paintings, graphic design, models, props and exhibition and installation artefacts highlighting the ...More

Total Immersion: The Music Of Louis Andriessen
Concerts | On 13th February 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Dennis Severs' House

BBC Symphony Orchestra performs works by Louis Andriessen....More

Total Immersion: The Music Of Louis Andriessen
Concerts | On 13th February 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Dennis Severs' House

Clark Rundell conducts Louis Andriessen's De Stijl (De Materie, Part III), Rosa's Horses and Mysterien. Includes pre-concert talk....More

 
 
 
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