The Blue Badge

East London Guides

Silks & Spice

Silks & Spice
Photo: Mary Sewell

Spitalfields and Brick Lane

Monasteries, Market gardens, Murder, Markets and Modern architecture - all feature in this tour. With influences including ancient Romans and silk-weaving Huguenots, and architecture from a Hawksmoor masterpiece to Norman Foster’s £250 million Bishops Square development, this vibrant area is full of fashion, festivals, music, art and, of course, spicy cuisine.

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