SHOREDITCH

Old Street Station, Old Street EC1Y 1BE. (0)
£12.00
  • 2 Hours
  • Groups allowed
  • Pets allowed
  • Tour Guide

Description

Shoreditch Tour – London’s Coolest Streets

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood. A mecca for some of the world’s greatest street artists, Henri will show you a glimpse of their latest works. He will also share with you some of the area’s rich historical sites including William Blake’s grave and Shakespeare’s first London theatre. And then, just when you think you’ve seen it all, Henri will show you a private Mafia bank and secret MI5 detention centre. As you discover the fascinating fabric of this part of London, you will also learn about Henri’s personal experiences of homelessness in an area that has undergone huge changes in the last decade.

  • Discover hidden areas and lesser known streets around Shoreditch
  • Learn about the area’s rich history of radical politics and modern art
  • Experience the area’s recent gentrification from a new perspective
  • Banksy’s local connections and examples of his art
  • Trendy Hoxton Square
  • David Bailey’s famous photoshoot with The Beatles

Meeting point:  Old Street Station, Old Street EC1Y 1BE. Head to Subway 1 and then up the stairs on your left.

For group bookings of 5 people or more, please complete the Group Booking Form and we can arrange a private tour at a time of your choosing.

“It was an amazing tour! I was unfamiliar with the Shoreditch area, until I met Henri!” Tripadvisor June 2014

Schedule

Every Week
Thursday 14.00 - 16.00
Saturday 14.00 - 16.00
Sunday 14.00 - 16.00