Living Arts

LivingArts

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LivingArts is a brand-new project which aims to re-imagine care homes as arts centres. It offers older people the opportunity to continue to develop as creative individuals, working alongside musicians, dancers and visual artists to transform their environment and their relationship to it. Our Learning & Participation team has been … Continue reading “LivingArts”

Summer Festival 2016

Revealing our 40th Summer Festival Programme

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This year’s Summer Festival is a special one, marking our 40th birthday. We’re bringing extraordinary music to unexpected places in East London, from museums, cafés and churches to markets and gardens. Festival favourites The Sixteen and The English Concert return to Spitalfields alongside a late-evening choral pilgrimage from acclaimed choir … Continue reading “Revealing our 40th Summer Festival Programme”

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In Review: This year’s Winter Festival

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This year’s Winter Festival finished with a bang on Tuesday as Solomon’s Knot presented a dazzling performance of Bach’s seasonal masterpiece, Christmas Oratorio, and we’re pleased to share some photo highlights of our favourite festival moments with you. We’ve had some great reviews of this year’s festival performances, with George … Continue reading “In Review: This year’s Winter Festival”

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Spitalfields Music Donors Raise £100,000 Through the Big Give Christmas Challenge

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We are so grateful to the generosity of all our Big Give Christmas Challenge donors who raised £50,000. This enabled us to receive a further £50,000 in match funding from The Childhood Trust. The money will be well spent going towards our Neighbourhood Schools programme, an innovative series of creative … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music Donors Raise £100,000 Through the Big Give Christmas Challenge”

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Joglaresa joins this year’s Winter Festival

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This year’s Winter Festival begins on Friday, and we’re pleased to announce a late addition to the programme. Early music rebels Joglaresa will be presenting a free lunchtime perfomance, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta with songs that challenge the supreme authority of kings, criticise the … Continue reading “Joglaresa joins this year’s Winter Festival”