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East London Street Art

East London Street Art
Photo: Ingrid Wallenborg

London Blue Badge tourist guides have been doing tours of East London for decades – long before Street Art was trendy and when people only ever spoke of ‘graffiti’ – and are therefore amongst the best placed to describe its social, artistic and geographical evolution and incredible growth in areas such as Spitalfields, Shoreditch and Hackney Wick. Some of us have personal art / and art history backgrounds enabling us to describe the wider context of this expanding 21st century art form and phenomenon.

On our tours, which are constantly updated, you will encounter street art by all the major players i.e. Stik, Roa, Space Invader, Shepard Fairey, Artista, Sweet Toof, D*Face, Paul Insect and of course, maybe we will even see a Banksy – who knows? New street art constantly appears!

A street art tour also takes you beyond and behind, discovering lesser known and sometimes forgotten parts of London, abandoned warehouses and little used alley ways, ideal places for nurturing the creative talents of London’s new artists on the move! Come along on a street art tour exploring the latest, outdoor ‘public galleries’!

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