The Blue Badge

East London Guides

1 - 10 of 11 tours we found for you...

... 11

Click the title or picture to go to the page about that tour and find a guide who could take you on it.

Christ Church Spitalfields

Christ Church Spitalfields

a Hawksmoor masterpiece

Christ Church Spitalfields, one of the 50 new churches proposed by 1711 Act of Parliament at the time of Queen Anne, is the most overpowering of architect...

City Churches

City Churches

Christopher Wren has to have been the canniest architect in the history of architecture! He came along just as a new King was enthusing about the latest...

Dalston

Dalston

Multicultural London in a nutshell

Dalston’s transformation from scruffy north-east London suburb to “the coolest place to live in Britain” (Guardian 2009) has been amazingly rapid...

Dollshouses, Town Houses and Bath Houses

Dollshouses, Town Houses and Bath Houses

Bethnal Green to Brick Lane

Wealthy merchants and silk weavers used to live around this village green. See Bethnal Green's Tudor house and some fine Georgian terraces and churches...

East London Churches

East London Churches

Heart of Hackney

Heart of Hackney

Hackney's fascinating, modern, local museum, housed in the new Hackney library, tells the story of Hackney, from the Saxons to C21. On the same square...

Multicultural London

Multicultural London

Around one in three of all Londoners belong to an ethnic minority group. One in two black and Asian Britons is under 25.

Londoners include residents from...

Secret Southwark

Many people are now familiar with the sites of Bankside but this tour delves into another side of Southwark away from the tourist trail. Two small art...

Shoreditch & Hoxton

Shoreditch & Hoxton

Clowns and Clubs

Shakespeare was here. From the site of London’s first purpose-built theatre, we see how the performing arts have developed, from Music Hall to modern...

Southwark Cathedral

The first church here was a Saxon Minster. It was refounded in 1106 as the Augustinian Priory of St Mary Overie by the Bishop of Winchester, whose town...

... 11