Historic and Cultural Walking Tour of East London

PLEASE NOTE: The tour will now take place at 6.30pm on WEDNESDAY MAY 21st, and MEETING POINT is in front of the LIVERPOOL STREET exit of Liverpool Street Station. 

The East End is a vibrant place, home to many people from all over the world and packed with history, the streets and buildings all having stories to tell. From the Huguenots to the Bengalis the area has been the destination of choice for waves of immigration over the years which have helped shaped this area's unique character.

It’s also the creative and cultural hub of London with the area being a world epicentre for high quality street art. There are galleries all over the place and historically the area was one of the places to be in Shakespearean London.

This walking tour will take you around some of the streets of the East End and the aim of the walk is to give a flavour of the history and culture of the area, incorporating as much as we can to give a wide a picture as possible of the culture and history of the area.

The tour will be run by my friend Stuart Holdsworth, who runs the incredibly successful London blog Inspiring City. An expert in the history of the area, Stuart will be telling us fascinating stories and we'll also be looking at some street art together, before we finish off with a drink at the pub. 

Meeting point: Liverpool Street exit of Liverpool Street Station. 

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  • Michael D

    Informative, friendly and fun!

    May 22

  • MJY (Michael Y.

    Managed to get my days mixed up. It was yesterday, not today. Drat.
    Glad to hear that it went well.

    May 22

  • A former member
    A former member

    Enjoyable evening, that

    May 22

  • Veronica

    I love it!! A lot of things to learn and see, that if I go by myself I wouldn't noticed. Please invite me to another tour or event. I am interested in art and knowledge. Great people with a passion for the area!

    May 22

  • Robert Z.

    a tour with attitude .. a benchmark. one hard act to follow ..

    May 22

  • Ana R.

    great energy!

    May 22

  • Michael C.

    Excellent tour -- good guide with lots of anecdotes. From Roman ruins through Shakespeare, Jack the Ripper and right up to Banksy and plenty of street art. A nice crowd of people too.

    May 22

  • Jackie

    Stuart is amazing, I very much enjoyed this and will defo go for some other gatherings again!

    May 21

  • Maria

    very sorry I did not make it in the end

    May 21

  • lucy

    I'm really this sounds so good but i've come down with a bad cough and feel dreadful, so i've had to go home to bed, i hope you have more like this one as i'll defantly come next time, have a great time

    May 21

  • Viral

    I'm so sorry, work has got the better of me and I won't be able to join you this evening :(

    May 21

  • Jackie

    is the tour today or tomorrow? cus I rmb the date has been changed..

    May 21

    • Sabina A.

      It's today, as specified in the event description

      May 21

  • Michael D

    Roughly how long is the tour?

    May 19

    • Michael C.

      Will the pub be near Liverpool Street station?

      May 20

    • Sabina A.

      Yes Mike, either there or Spitalfields, but close!

      May 21

  • Mara M.

    I m really sorry but my shift have been changed on Wed, I cannot make it for the walk. I hope to join you next time!

    May 19

  • lucy

    Any charge for the tour ?

    May 17

  • Juan s.

    Really wanna go but I have my art courses on Wed and Thur...any chance for other day rather than Thur? :)

    April 14, 2014

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