The Great British Sewing Bee Season 4 Venue - Tanner Street - exterior
The Great British Sewing Bee Season 4 Venue - Tanner Street - exterior BBC

The Great British Sewing Bee Venue - Season Four

Tanner Street Venue - Interior

In the fourth season of The Great British Sewing Bee, 2016, Claudia Winkleman hosts and Savile Row's Patrick Grant and fashion designer Esme Young of Central Saint Martins, judge the contestants.

Historical details were provided by Katy Canales of the V&A Museum, Rosemary Hawthorn, Camilla Blois of Lucile & Co., fashion historian Amber Butchart, designer Elizabeth Eldimaa, Anthropology Research Fellow Kaori O'Connor

The Great British Sewing Bee - Venue - Season Four

Season 4 of the BBC reality television series, The Great British Sewing Bee, was filmed in 2016 in a former tannery, 47-49 Tanner Street, London, SE1 3PL, which once supplied clothing manufacturers across Britain and the British Empire.

The contestants can be seen taking refreshments at the now closed St John Maltby, Bermondsey, which was a venue of the St John Group.

The contestants in The Great British Sewing Bee Season Four include:

  • Angeline - Angeline Murphy, an events manager, from a farming background in Northern Ireland.
  • Charlotte - Charlotte Newland, a married mum of three, the editor of a medical journal, who has been sewing since the age of 7. Finalist.
  • Duncan - Duncan Carter, a maths tutor.
  • Ghislaine - Ghislaine Gazon, born in Paris, an office manager in London, who grew up in Martinique.
  • Jade - Jade Earley, the youngest sewer, at 18 years of age, who has three younger siblings and has been sewing since the age of 14. Finalist.
  • Jamie - Jamie Kemp, from Exeter, an ex-teacher and stay-at-home Dad to his deaf son, Harry.
  • Josh - Josh Barnett, who plays football for Cardiff Metropolitan University.
  • Joyce - Joyce Bellingham, 71 Grandmother of nine, a retired school administrator. Finalist.
  • Rumana - Rumana Lasker, a junior doctor living in East London who has been sewing since she was seven years old.
  • Tracey - Tracey Symonds, mum of two and retired primary school teacher.
The Great British Sewing Bee Season 4 Venue - Tanner Street - exterior
 The Great British Sewing Bee Season 4 Venue - Tanner Street - exterior
Great British Sewing Bee Season Four - Tanner Street - interior
Great British Sewing Bee Season Four - Tanner Street - interior
Great British Sewing Bee Season Four - Tanner Street rear exterior
St John Maltby, Bermondsey
St John Maltby, Bermondsey
St John Maltby, Bermondsey
St John Maltby, Bermondsey