Close-up look at London’s vibrant street art culture
World-class art by Banksy, Space Invader & Conor Harrington
Over 40 works in varied media, from chewing gum to paint
The epicentre of London’s street art scene on Brick Lane
Commentary on the artists & works by a knowledgeable guide
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided walking tour of London
Live tour commentary provided in English
What you can expect
Hit the pavement for an exceptional walking tour that reveals East London’s most impressive street art. Admire world-class works and thought-provoking pieces from the likes of Banksy, Space Invader, David Walker, C215, Stik and D-face as you learn about this controversial and exciting art form.
Begin your tour on East London’s Old Street and branch out to Shoreditch, Hoxton and Brick Lane—the backstreets and buildings of these inner city areas have become the epicentre of street art in the United Kingdom. Follow your knowledgeable guide and keep your eyes peeled for hidden works and discreet pieces from some of the world’s most renowned street artists.
Your tour takes you in search of 40 dynamic pieces in a variety of styles and media, such as Alexis Diaz’s morphing animal imagery—think octopuses turning into elephants—and Ben Wilson’s chewing gum art. Gaze at stunning military murals that meld the historic and the modern by Irish artist Conor Harrington, or ponder the giant, fluorescent mushrooms of Christiaan Nagel.
Due to the constantly changing nature of this popular art form, no two tours are alike—roll with the surprises and treasures in store as your guide selects a new route to include the newest and most exciting pieces on the street.