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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
 
 
Car Parks

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Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
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3 South Place, EC2M | 8 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Spitalfields Winter Festival, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 2 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Spitalfields Winter Festival, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
The collective revisits its 1986 poster stating 'It's Even Worse in Europe', with the latest campaign including a banner installed on the front of the Gallery, ...More
 
 
 
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Spitalfields Winter Festival, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes 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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Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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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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32 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 10 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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The George
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Smiths Spitalfields
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109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Spitalfields Winter Festival
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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The Vibe Bar
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The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Simmons Liverpool Street
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21 Widegate Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute 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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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Spitalfields Winter Festival
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