The Street Art Tour

Liverpool Street underground station, London (Bishopsgate west exit, top of the escalator)

Guided by Pepe

Walk Times

DayWalk TypeStart TimeEnd Time
Sunday Weekly1.45 pm3.45 pm Winter Summer

Short read: Bombing with Banksy & Co.

Long read: “People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly” – Banksy. There’s no other London Walk like this one. It’s intense on the senses. It’s a corkscrew of a route that pops cork after cork of east London’s vibrant, heady, dynamic street art scene. It gets up close and personal with Banksy and Ben Eine and Shepherd Fairey and Invader and Co. It decodes them. Like a great jazz musician it improvs (because this outdoor gallery – aka Shoreditch and Spitalfields – gets “rehung”* every few months). It’s guided by a street art collector. A savvy local, Pepe’s got great connections – knows the scene as well as the artists themselves. It ends at a street artist’s studio and gallery. *Six months is the average lifespan of street art in east London. So the walk – true to the scene – changes all the time. Makes for a unique buzz. Okay, Banksy, here we come.

THE STREET ART TOUR – THE PRACTICALS

The Street Art Walk takes place every Sunday at 1.45 pm. Meet Pepe just outside the Bishopsgate West Exit of Liverpool StreetTube. Meet at the top of the escalator. N.B. the Street Art Walk ends in Shoreditch High Street, a short walk from Old StreetStation and Liverpool StreetStation

 

LONDON WALKS PRIVATE WALKS

If you can’t make one of the regularly scheduled, just-turn-up, public Mountain Building & Meteorites in the City of London walks it can always be booked as a private tour. If you go private you can have the The Street Art Tour walk – or any other London Walk – on a day and at a time that suits your convenience. We’ll tailor it to your requirements. Ring Fiona or Noel or Mary on 020 7624 3978 or email us at privatewalks@walks.com and we’ll set it up and make it happen for you. A private London Walk – they’re good value for an individual or couple and sensational value for a group – makes an ideal group or educational or birthday party or office (team-building) or club outing.

GIVE THE GIFT OF LONDON WALKS

A private London Walk makes a fab gift – be it a birthday or anniversary or Christmas present or whatever. Merchandise schmerchandise (gift wrapped or not) – but giving someone an experience, now that’s special. Memories make us rich.

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