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New LFA Installation Announced for Vine Street

Author: Aidan Lewis


In partnership with the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), the Aldgate Connect BID are excited to announce a brand new installation will be coming to Vine Street this Summer! The installation will build on the success of last year’s LFA project in Aldgate, and will encourage visitors, residents, and workers to explore the local area. To accompany this exciting installation, the Aldgate Connect BID will be delivering a series of exciting events with LFA as part of the wider festival celebrations. Events include:


LFA Migration Museum x City BIDs – City of London Migration History walking tour

Tuesday 4th June | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Join the Migration Museum and the City BIDs to discover and celebrate how migration has shaped the City of London and Britain as a whole. Explore the streets of London and uncover thousands of stories of thousands of years. From Jewish Synagogues to hidden monuments, iconic buildings, and so much more, this tour shines a light on the role that migration has played in shaping London’s past, present, and future. Starting at the Spitalfields Market opposite Gun Street, the tour lasts two hours and ends near Fleet Street.

Location: Gun Street / Brushfield St (at the Herd of elephants sculptures), 16 Brushfield St, London E1 6AT.

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LFA Migration Museum x Aldgate Connect – City and East End Migration History walking tour

Thursday 6th June | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

This tour will give you a small glimpse into the history of the City of London and the iconic East End, showcasing the role that migration has played in shaping the local area. Expect Roman Walls, the Royal Exchange, and plenty more! Starting at the rear entrance of the Royal Exchange, the tour lasts two hours and ends on Brick Lane. You’ll visit some of the the London Festival Architecture installations at various locations with the design teams as part of the City Business Improvement Districts initiatives to ‘reimagine’ this summer.

Location: Royal Exchange (rear entrance), London, EC3V 3LL

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Re:Imagine Aldgate with HLM Architects

Thursday 6th June | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Come and see HLM Architect’s photography exhibition, which reimagines key areas of Aldgate such as Aldgate Square, Brick Lane, Spitalfields Market and Petticoat Lane. This family-friendly exhibition is for anyone interested in architecture, art, and the built environment. Meet the architects behind the drawings and join the discussion on the future of Aldgate’s landscape.

Location: HLM Architects, E1 8DE

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London Youth Choir Performs at Speakers Plinth

Wednesday 26th June | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

This summer, the Aldgate Connect BID will be partnering with the London Youth Choir to deliver a series of free pop-up musical performances for you to enjoy! As part of the ‘Singing in the City’ project, each performance will be 30-45 minutes and will feature a mixture of contemporary choral classics as well as unique takes on modern chart hits!

Location: Speakers Plinth, The City Wall at Vine Street, 12 Jewry Street, London, EC3N 2HT

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