The past week in and around Spitalfields was an exciting one for us!
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The pews were all cleared for the event and the space filled with Spitalfields Life friends, fans and subjects. Here are a few (photo’s a bit grainy sorry!) Pearly Kings.
We missed out on seeing Barn the Spoon live carving….but were just in time for some locally brewed Truman’s ale and some of Leila’s cheese and bread! The choir from Bishopsgate Institute sounded amazing and the young jazz band played beautifully.
We got our London Album signed by the Gentle Author himself…..his pen must have been nearly worn out with the amount of copies sold and signed, judging by the ‘signing’ queue that lasted most of the evening! Get your own copy **here**!
It was whilst we were at the launch that Barbara, the archivist at the Bishopsgate Institute who had commissioned the brooch from us, told us about the temporary display currently in the library that includes our brooch!
The cabinet display has fascinating newspaper articles and architect’s elevation plans from when it was originally built, images of it’s launch, it’s use and protection during the war, a recent humidor (exact replica!) in the shape of the Institute and our little brooch!
Here is it’s online listing!
You can buy our Christ Church brooches on our online shop **here** the whole £6 goes straight to the Spitalfields Crypt Trust.