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EXPERIENCE OLD SOHO ON A TRAWL THROUGH THE LEGENDARY PUNK ROCK SITES OF THE AREA Description British Punk was born in the Kings Road Chelsea but came of age in the clubs and dives of Soho and the surrounding area. Soho was a very different area in...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tottenham Court Road Station, London W1T 2DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've done a couple of Aidan's tours and intend doing the ones I've missed soon. The Gangland and Punk tours were great. I worked in Soho for years and felt I was pretty knowledgeable but I learned a hell of a lot. Seeing the sites...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came across the Soho Punk Tour while I was compiling a list of must-dos for my first trip to London — due to my schedule, I requested a private tour and Aidan was quick to respond, and very accommodating - luckily, for me -...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on the Soho Punk Rock Tour with Aidan and enjoyed it so much that we’ll be booking his other tours soon. The benefits of being shown round by someone who had actually lived in London while history was being made and taken part...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank johnN1203XR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this tour initially to understand more about Strummer and the Clash. There were lots of good anecdotes for this. The accounts of the social history of the the area were also fascinating. Aidan was enthusiastic and funny throughout the 2 hour walk. He clearly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 597nigelr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing insight into social history, as a Clash fanatic, the most incredible insight into where it all started. Aidan is a local who knows his stuff. We took a private tour to suit our convenience which was no fuss at all for him.It paints a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Clashfanatic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought back many fine memories for me and my mates. Tied up a few loose ends in my knowledge of the subject but was made really fun by Aiden who has much 1st hand knowledge and a real passion for the subject. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank CrispyRed1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aiden has an extensive first-hand knowledge, and is an absolute pleasure through the tour. His added colour and clear passion make the whole walk fun, informative, and interesting. Will definitely join him for one of his other tours on my next visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank i_am_scotta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent trip to London we organized a private tour with Aidan that was centered around his Strummerwalk tour but also included parts of some of his other tours. My husband is a huge Clash fan so that was his main interest but we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Snipperton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As promised, I came back for another tour with Aidan after the outstanding job he did last fall on the Soho tour. This time he walked me all around Ladbroke Grove for the Strummer/Clash tour, and it did not disappoint. He really knows his stuff,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ChristinaR913
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like most other born and bred Londoners I have spent a fair bit of my time in, out and around Soho so I really enjoyed putting some of its ‘underworld’ stories and characters names and faces to familiar locations. Aidan is an interesting and informative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Mo J
July 9, 2018|
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Response from 2323aidanm | Property representative |
Hi Mo I sent you an email mate Cheers Aidan
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evelyn z
November 11, 2015|
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Hi Evelyn We could do a private tour mate. Drop me an email through the website giving me some numbers etc and we can sort something out. Cheers Aidan McManus
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Aballantyne
June 5, 2015|
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Response from 2323aidanm | Property representative |
Hi Aballantyne I run tours all year round and can do private ones too, check out my website for details or call me 07814079486 hopefully see you later in the year. Cheers Aidan McManus
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