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Alternative London

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Discover the London you won't find in the guide books with London's original off-the-beaten-track tour provider! Come with us to explore the culture, community and street art of London's vibrant East End. We offer unique and original walking tours...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Unit 5, The Yard, Yorkton Street, London E2 8NH, England
East End / East London
+44 7551 911822
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my 16yo nephew to this tour of street art (in French), he’s not the easiest public, but thanks to Tiffany’s super nice, personal, tailor made and sensitive approach, we both had a wonderful couple of hours tour. Fantastic experience. Definitely 5 stars. Thanks...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yasmin- this lass knows her sh**t! Made us feel comfortable, welcome and gave us lots of information and history on the local area as well as showing us some great street art and amazing food! Couldn’t recommend it any higher!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We together with our friends from the US took the street art walking tour on a cold blustery March afternoon. Kier was such an inspiring guide that the cold did not bother us (much). Kier's knowledge not only of the street art but also of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would thoroughly recommend this tour. We had a very knowledgable guide who took us to see lots of different types of street art, and was really informative on the origins of the culture, and the major protagonists involved. Definitely something different if you're touring...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a great afternoon with Emily learning about local history and street artists in a way that has really changed how we experience public art in the city. We are tuned in to our surroundings in a whole new way!!! Highly recommend for anyone...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we took the street art walking tour with Emilie this past Thursday. Her tour was an absolute highlight to our trip in London— and will likely be a top experience we have had in all of our travels. The passion, wit and experience she offered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour came highly recommended by an art director friend and my high expectations were definitely met. Was very new to this world and learned so much about in the essence of the neighbors and its past and current inhabitants.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought this as a gift experience for my daughter's boyfriend. They both thoroughly enjoyed the day. They were both very impressed with the knowledge and history of Street Art in the area (quite a large part of the East End covered apparently) and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting day out! A surprise from my lovely daughter's for my 50th birthday...Would recommend to anyone who wants to see the art and graffiti in a different way. Our guide Emily was great, full of info and stories about the area...The workshop after was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just finished up our tour and had a really great time. Josh is a real stand out, his knowledge and passion for the trade made the tour really enjoyable. He has opened our eyes to the level of street art!

Date of experience: March 2019
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April 8, 2019|
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Response from Jivesalmon | Reviewed this property |
I do not know since it probably depends on the guide doing the days tour. I would email the company (Their email address is on their website) and ask if that is an option on any of their tours. Good luck!
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Ju F | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 2 hours. It didn't feel very long as it was just too much to see. :)
October 10, 2016|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry I just saw I was too late!!! :-(