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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
Brick Lane, London E2 8NH, England
East End / East London
+44 7551 911822
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Reviewed 9 June 2011

saw work by over 50 street artists from all over the world, plus an insight into the history, culture and politics in the East End of London. An amazing tour, well worth a donation. Gary the tour guide is a very witty, warm and intelligent...More

Thank dan-goodswen
Reviewed 8 June 2011

I wanted to do the tour since last year and glad I finally did it! This tour is great. Gary is a gorgeous guide with a big knowledge about the East End and it´s streetart. I´d recommend this tour to everybody! Even if your not...More

Thank cosmiccosma
Reviewed 8 June 2011

Really good tour, definitely worth two hours of your time whether you're discovering London for the first time or have been living in the east end for years.

Thank Bee080
Reviewed 7 June 2011

I was stunned when our guide, Gary informed me he ran this solo. This tour is an act of absolute dedication and love of the art. Gary is an artist himself, and lives in the East End area of the tour. He maintains a constant...More

Thank John_Nowicki
Reviewed 6 June 2011

Gary's tour was fantastic and gave fantastic insight into the street art and the politics and life behind it all. Highly recommended

Thank JeremyPickard
Reviewed 6 June 2011

We found this tour really interesting, Gary the guide has good knowledge of the local area and art. He is also very friendly and even took us for a beer after the tour. Would recommend it to anyone

Thank Kivbarton
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Gary the tour guide keeps it interesting the whole time - definitely a must do!!! Free tour then tip at the end based on how good you think it was.

Thank EmilyHollerbach
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Forget the double decker bus tours, come see a real living and breathing art community in East London. Gary offers a mix of art education, history, and humor in a 2 hour walking tour. From Banksy to ROA to Ben Eine and many more Gary...More

Thank ablondon2001
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Gary is fantastic and really knowledgable about the area. People in the area clearly know him and he gets great info on the constantly changing art in the area. The fact that most people on my tour were local says a lot about the great...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2011

I work in east London and walk round this area quite often taking photos of the free art on the walls that make this area so unique and special. But this tour is the first time I've had the opportunity to find out about the...More

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10 April 2017|
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Response from Aidan M | Property representative |
I'm not alternative London, don't know why you were directed to me. Get in touch with them through their website
10 October 2016|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry I just saw I was too late!!! :-(
7 September 2016|
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Response from AlternativeLondon | Property representative |
Hi there, The guides that run our pub tours also take our other walking tours so they know the area and it's street art incredibly well. I would advise to take the pub / craft beer tour and ask the guide to point out some... More