Spitalfields

Your All In London guide to Spitalfields

Located centrally in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Spitalfields has an enviable location close to both Liverpool Street Station and Brick Lane. The name Spitalfields is an abbreviation of the phrase ‘hospital fields’ and refers to the hospital of St Mary Spital that was central to the region in the 17th century.

Modern day Spitalfields is renowned for its Sunday market which began in the 17th century and still attracts around 20,000 visitors every Sunday. This market is now being hotly preserved as the city sprawls outwards threatening the area with new build office blocks. Spitalfields remains an important cultural and art centre with local residents including Tracey Emin and Stuart Brisley.

Going out in Spitalfields

What's On in Spitalfields


‘Licence to Ceilidh’ live at Devonshire Square
Devonshire Square's Western Courtyard

Starts: 26/05/2022
Ends: 26/05/2022

Devonshire Square's Festival of Dance - Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Devonshire Square's Western Courtyard

Starts: 25/05/2022
Ends: 25/05/2022

Light and Shadow
StolenSpace Gallery

Starts: 11/03/2022
Ends: 29/05/2022

Platinum Group Show
Stolen Space Gallery, 17 Osborn Street, London

Starts: 01/06/2022
Ends: 28/08/2022

Great British Jubilee Dinner in the sky
Searcys at The Gherkin

Starts: 31/05/2022
Ends: 04/06/2022

Miles for Missions - Swim
Online Event

Starts: 01/06/2022
Ends: 30/06/2022

Spitalfields High Street Directory


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Spitalfields Shopping Streets


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