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May 2019

The Spitz wins the Mayor of London Culture Seeds award for Culture & Wellbeing at City Hall ceremony.

May 2018

The Spitz takes up residency in Bridgeside Lodge Care Home in Islington 

April 2014

Pop up shop opens on Kingsland Road, Dalston

January 2014

The Spitz's first music sessions take place at three day centres across Haringey

January 2014

The Spitz Charitable Trust is created 

December 2013

The Spitz is awarded charitable status

November 2008

Spitz jazz residency begins at Kings Place, London

October 2008

The Spitz moves offices to Kings Place


Programming of various music events at Kings Cross, The Cross Kings, Kings Cross Social Club & The Park Plaza Hotel

March 2008

East End Film Festival shows film 'A Great Night In The Spitz" followed by live jazz at Rich Mix

October 2007

Jazz residency begins at Rich Mix in Bethnal Green

September 2007

The Spitz shuts down due to redevelopment of Spitalfields Market. "Last Night in the Spitz" concert marks the occasion 

1996 - 2007

Over its ten-year history, The Spitz became one of London's best loved live music venues, playing host to thousands of musicians including Athlete, Beth Orton, Florence And The Machine, Hot Chip, Tom Morello, Kate Nash, Seb Rockford, Tom Baxter, Billy Bragg, and Richard Hawley 

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April 1996

The Spitz opens in Old Spitalfields Market with performances by Julie Felix and Bert Jansch