Art Night: Histories of Whitechapel

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Join the Survey of London on a guided walk through Whitechapel’s rich and diverse history along with selected Art Night installations. Learn about the artworks en route, as well as Whitechapel’s places of worship, immigration, social and industrial history and hear personal memories drawn from the Survey’s oral histories. Visit sites of former German sugar refineries, the first Lutheran Church, the park where St Mary Matfelon, the white chapel, once stood, the east London Mosque, former workhouses, see how textile industries have given way to new industries, the Royal London Hospital and the variety of buildings across its estate, amongst other diverse and fascinating places.

The tour features the following Art Night commissions: Benedict Drew at the Whitechapel Gallery, Güneş Terkol at The Cass & Middlesex Street Estate, Lawrence Lek at The White Chapel Building and Do Ho Suh in Commercial Street.

Opening times: 8pm–10pm on 1 July.

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Meet in Altab Ali Park, E1 1DU.


Venue Details & Map

Altab Ali Park

Whitechapel Road
E1 1DU

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