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Cries of London: Spitalfields Life Chit Chats: Smithfield Market
  • Category
    Talks and Discussions
  • Date(s)
    17 November 2015
  • Time
    7:00 PM
  • Price
Cries of London: Spitalfields Life Chit Chats: Smithfield Market
Traders at Smithfield Market, c1910 (LAMAS Glass Slide Collection, Bishopsgate Institute Archive)
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The Gentle Author of the popular blog Spitalfields Life has gained an extraordinary following in recent years, by writing hundreds of lively pen portraits of the infinite variety of people who live and work in the East End of London.

In a series of three Chit Chats, we introduce characters from these pages. Traders, porters and café owners from three of London’s most iconic wholesale markets – SmithfieldBillingsgate and New Spitalfields – come together to share stories. These vibrant markets are not just places of commerce but spaces for cultural interchange and are an integral part of London's characterful history.

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