Spitalfields The DVD


In this beautifully filmed BBC documentary Dan Cruickshank takes you through the history of the house that Dennis Severs saved from demolition and converted into the captivating story of a family of 18th Century silk merchants. The film is an informative inauguration into the unmissable experience that is 18 Folgate Street.

It also includes features on the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust and the colourful history of the changing nature of the area, from the influence of the French Huguenots, through severe poverty and overcrowding, to the vibrant cultural fusion that is Spitalfields today.