Spitalfields Fresh & Unboxed Weekender: A Vibrant Summer Celebration

Spitalfields, the vibrant East London gateway to Shoreditch and Brick Lane, is all set to kick off the summer season with the Fresh & Unboxed Weekender, scheduled from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th of June.

This four-day extravaganza marks the beginning of a series of events unveiling the destination’s stunning new look, following 18 months of renovations. The Weekender aims to bring together the area’s independent shops and restaurants while celebrating the vibrant community.

London’s Newest Food Hub on Lamb Street

The Weekender will witness the grand opening of London’s newest food hub, located on Lamb Street. Adding to Spitalfields‘ already exciting independent collective, nine outstanding food operators are joining the scene.

Spitalfields Fresh & Unboxed Weekender: A Vibrant Summer Celebration

These include Italian superstars, the Pizza Guys, launching their very first branch in the UK, as well as Rudies Jerk Shack, Dos Mas Tacos, Ebby’s Kitchen, Burger & Beyond, Duck Truck, Smokoloko, Wicked Fish, and I-Thai.

Celebrate the Start of Summer on Lamb Street

On Lamb Street, make sure to indulge in the following delights:

  1. Kofte & Halloumi Wrap Specialists, Ebby’s Kitchen: They are offering a tantalizing treat of free Halloumi fries with every order from Thursday to Sunday. (Only redeemable via the Spitalfields app)
  2. Additional Restaurant Brands: Joining the culinary lineup are renowned names like Burger & Beyond, Duck Truck, Smokoloko, Wicked Fish, Mammas Goodies, Arabica Coffee, Jenki Matcha, and I-Thai.

Moreover, Spitalfields offers an array of additional food attractions. Noteworthy mentions include the Punk Chef, the first-ever deaf TV Chef Presenter, who will launch a pop-up restaurant, providing employment opportunities for those with impaired hearing.

Brother Marcus will host an Ostrich Egg Extravaganza, featuring a brunch with an ostrich egg equivalent to 24 chicken eggs. This unique experience was initially launched for the Queen’s Jubilee in 2022. Lastly, Kill The Cat will open a pop-up bar on Bishop’s Square, serving their signature craft beers and ciders. This gives visitors a glimpse of what to expect from their permanent opening in Spitalfields later this summer.

Spice Up Your Weekend with Free Open-Air Screening, Live Music & Fitness Challenges in Bishop’s Square Garden

Bishop’s Square Garden is the place to be to add excitement to your weekend. Check out the following activities:

Spitalfields Fresh & Unboxed Weekender: A Vibrant Summer Celebration
  1. Open-Air Film Screening – Moulin Rouge!: Immerse yourself in the magic of this musical classic during the open-air film screening on Friday night, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Tickets are free, but spaces are limited, so make sure to arrive early to secure your spot.
  2. Live Music Lineup: Enjoy live music performances from Latin Twist Trio (Thursday), Marcus Solo (Friday), and Gypsy Roses Duo (Sunday), taking place daily from 1 pm to 5 pm.
  3. Dance Classes: Learn the art of dance with free classes offered by Swing Patrol (Thursday: 6 pm-8 pm & Saturday: 2 pm-4 pm) and Tango-Fever (Friday: 5 pm-9 pm).
  4. Fitness Challenges: Get your heart pumping with a 50-minute bodyweight class by the renowned Barry’s Red Room, priced at just £5. After the class, enjoy a complimentary shake. This exclusive fitness opportunity takes place on Saturday, 3rd June, at 11 am. Additionally, wellness workspace Until is hosting a sled-pushing competition and providing ice baths to cool down, running from Thursday to Saturday.
  5. Art Market and Traders Market: Explore the art market at Crispin Place, supporting both up-and-coming and established local artists, taking place from Friday to Sunday. Don’t miss the Spitalfields Traders Market, featuring 90 market stalls offering contemporary and vintage fashion, music, jewellery, and accessories, available every day.

Sample, Shop, and Save Money on Market Street’s Boutiques

Market Street presents an incredible opportunity to sample, shop, and save. Check out the following highlights:

Spitalfields Fresh & Unboxed Weekender: A Vibrant Summer Celebration
  1. Lone Design Club: This concept store is throwing not one but two parties. First, a launch party to mark the newest pop-up opening on Thursday, followed by a Pride celebration in-store on Saturday.
  2. Benefit Cosmetics: Get a free brow tint with a brow wax and enjoy 10% off when purchasing a pore product from Thursday to Sunday.
  3. Townhouse: Avail £10 off on manicures for all new customers from Thursday to Sunday.
  4. Coachtopia: Experience an in-store nail salon on Friday, with a DJ playing on Saturday and refreshing smoothies and slushies on Sunday.
  5. Malin & Goetz: Grab free samples of their best-selling product from Thursday to Sunday.

Download the Spitalfields App for Exclusive Rewards and Offers

Visitors are encouraged to download the free Spitalfields app before visiting the area. Gain instant access to loyalty rewards, discounts, and event updates from various brands. Additionally, those who download the app will receive a free lunch box and tote bag on the day. A lunch box is a sustainable option for foodies who want to reduce their environmental impact by cutting down on plastic and cardboard takeaway boxes. The first 1,000 app downloads will receive a Spitalfields tote bag, while the first 500 attendees at the Fresh & Unboxed Weekender will be gifted with lunch boxes.

Explore the vibrant atmosphere, tantalizing culinary delights, captivating entertainment, and fantastic shopping experiences at the Fresh & Unboxed Weekender in Spitalfields. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in a world of flavours, creativity, and community spirit.

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