Street-Art And Local History Tour In London's East End

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    16:00-19:00 14:00-17:00
  • Departure Details :
    Shoreditch High Street-Art Station Overground
  • Return Details :
    Liverpool Street Station.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

In this activity we would like to introduce to the London's visitor to the Street-Art from a different perspective. In this tour, we would like to mix the knowledge of history with the discovery of the art in the streets. The areas where the Street-Artists paint are normally areas very rich culturally and have a deep artistical heritage, in our tour we will take an insight of the cultural aspects that make the history of this areas rich. We will get aswell a deep understanding of the artworks we see, a few times also related to the history that we will be discovering.

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Taking the East End as the epicenter in which this tour goes over, we will submerge in some of the neighborhoods that are more representative of the traditional East of London.

We will see fresh artworks from different street-Artists surrounded always by various stories of local history the will be revealed in different moments of the tours. 

From the Industrial and Victorian neighborhood of Shoreditch, we will go, crossing other neighborhoods with the search of concrete spots of Street-Art, like in Hackney, where we will find a peculiar artwork from the artist Stik. and other artworks in our trip through East London.

The Tour will end in Spitalfields, where we will experience the legacy of the immigration in London, walking the streets that were once populated by Huguenots, Jews, and today by the Bangladesh Community. In between romantic streets, preserved from the 18th. century we will find as well some of the most precious artworks of the Street-Art scene with Mr. Cenz, Otto Schade, Dreph and other artists of the Urban Art scene present during this chapter of the tour.

Cameras are welcome in this tour in which we will be able to capture very good artworks and representative architecture from the culturally ambient of the East End of London.

Inclusions

  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult