Art Beats Night Market

Friday 12th May will see Old Spitalfields alive with creativity, as up to 50 talented artists fill the market with their vibrant and varied work. Hosted by Old Spitalfields Market’s official charity, Hearts in Harmony, ‘Art Beats’ is a chance to experience live art on a grand scale, as the artists battle it out for the ‘Art Beats Award’.

– Watch artists create award winning work depicting ‘The Heart of the East End’
– Roll up your sleeves and get creative at pottery workshops
– Enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the evening
– Hearts in Harmony, the charity raising money to help fight heart disease through art and music events, will donate all money raised on the day towards researching heart disease and specialist hospital wards.

At the end of the day-long event, which runs from 11am-9pm, a panel of five expert judges will select one entered piece of art, from a final shortlist of eight, to win the Art Beats Award, plus a cash prize of £1,000.

We will be broadcasting from the centre of the market and there will be late night shopping from an eclectic mix of stores and stalls. Plus London’s best burgers at Bleeckers, award winning fish & chips at poppies, real wood fired pizza at Sud Italia and a mass of mouth watering authentic street food from around the world.