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The Spitalfields Journey

Selected daytimes
12:00pm  |  2:00pm

29th | 31st August

5th | 7th | 12th | 14th | 26th | 28th September

£25 per person

Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Take a journey back in time, inside two of London’s most hidden gems in Spitalfields: Dennis Severs’ House at 18 Folgate Street and the Sandys Row Synagogue at Sandy Row.

Starting with a guided tour to London’s oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue and the last fully functioning Jewish community in what was once the very heart of the Jewish East End, founded in 1854. After a short stroll through Spitalfields, you will visit Dennis Severs’ House, a powerful yet intimate evocation of the lives of an imaginary family of Huguenot silk-weavers from 1724 to the dawn of the 20th Century. You will wander in silence through the house’s ten rooms, each lit by fire and candlelight.

Sandy Row Synagogue photograph by Jono David / HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library