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John Scott: Gala opening recital

John Scott: Gala opening recital
on William Drake’s reconstruction of the 1735 Richard Bridge Organ
in Christ Church, Spitalfields. 30 June 2025

In one of the highlights in the English organ world for many a year, William Drake’s reconstruction of the extraordinary 1735 Richard Bridge organ in Christ Church, Spitalfields was opened last night with a Gala Concert given by John Scott. 1,123 more words

Early Music Reviews

The year of the goat

My photo of the day because it looks like an Iceman from the left and and Iceman from the right meet over the goat’s head. Also because of its whiteness. 18 more words



A bright, sunny Saturday morning perfect for a walk around the heart of the old East End and the historic streets and alleyways of Spitalfields. We started at Aldgate East tube station outside the Whitechapel Art Gallery and wandered down streets once inhabited by the many Huguenot refugees and places linked to Jack the Ripper…..real little pockets of the past! 455 more words

Course Walks

Huguenot Summer | texthistory

Originally posted on texthistory.

This is from an article by Boyd Tonkin on events to honour the 330th anniversary of the arrival of 50,000 Protestants who fled the terror of France: 297 more words


The Secret Gardens of Spitalfields

I love walking around Spitalfields in East London, along its cobbled streets admiring the wonderful Georgian terraced houses, so when I read about the opportunity to visit some of these houses’ hidden gardens, I just had to make the journey! 1,115 more words