Wilton's Music Hall

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Wilton's Music Hall In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows and old-style music hall were played out to raucous cockney audiences of over 2000. Two good Christian women entering Wilton's in 1884 found the environment so diabolical that, it is chronicled "they fell down on their knees... and in view of the stage and crowd of onlookers, prayed that God would break the power of the devil in the place". They got their wish and it has been derelict for much of the second half of the twentieth century. It is now in use again, and, though a shadow of its former glory, is hugely evocative in its ruined grandeur. Today, Wilton's is used as a venue for musicals and dramas, and if you catch a costume drama on stage on a winter's night, why, you might as well be a Victorian gentleman (or lady) enjoying the theatre of a bygone era. A charming venue, and great fun.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 98 37% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 9 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
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5 Cavell Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 11 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2.1 miles from Wilton's Music Hall
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 15 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 24 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The 89 million building on Silk ... More
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | Same location as Wilton's Music Hall
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 5 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
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13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 11 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Goodman's Fields
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54 Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
A pretty, pedestrianised square with a water feature and bronze horses galloping down the middle, Goodman's Fields is a focal point for local residents and workers ... More
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
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36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 11 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Red Chilli
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137 Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Cafe Spice Namaste
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16 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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12 Piazza Walk, E1 | 4 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 20 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 22 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 23 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 12 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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The Captain Kidd
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108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Prospect of Whitby
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57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Thomas More Square, E1W | 5 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 7 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | Same location as Wilton's Music Hall
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 12 minutes from Wilton's Music Hall
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