London Black History Immersive Self-Guided Audio Tours

Duration - 2 hours

INR 780 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Discover the trendy neighbourhoods of Notting Hill, Brixton and Shoreditch in London, renowned for being focal areas within Black history, having bustling markets and multicultural street food stalls!

Guided by an expert historian and local musician, we’ll visit the most famous historic buildings and discover the secret tales that live in these neighbourhoods. Together, we’ll learn more about Brixton’s black culture, mesmerizing multicultural music, and must-eat signature street food. You will walk through the colourful Ladbroke Square, explore Cambridge Gardens, stroll along the famous Portobello Road and finish in front of the secret gem - The Tabernacle. 

Discover how these areas became a melting pot for people of all backgrounds, and enjoy taking photos in the most Instagrammable spots like St. Luke’s Mews.

Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets

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London Black History Immersive Self-Guided Audio Tours

INR 780
p.p. onwards

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gremio de Brixton, Basement, St Matthew's Church, Brixton Hill, London SW2 1JF, UK

We trace the roots of the neighbourhood and the birth of popular Brixton music movements and artists.

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: Dogstar, 389 Coldharbour Ln, London SW9 8LQ, UK

An iconic music venue that has changed with the times.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Electric Avenue, Shop M5, Hemingsway Mall Mezzanine Level Across From Centre Management, East London 5201 South Africa

We all know the song - now let's dive into its meaning.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Windrush Square, Brixton Road, London SW2 1JQ England

We learn a bit more about the Windrush generation and their struggles.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Phonox, 418 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AY England

We learn a bit more about this legendary clubbing venue.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Brixton Academy (Stop B), London SW9 9SL, UK

We trace the neighbourhood's tumultuous past.

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: David Bowie's Birthplace, 40 Stansfield Rd, London SW9 9RY, UK

The birthplace of Ziggy Stardust! We learn about his life and legacy.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Stockwell Skate Park, Stockwell Rd, London SW9 0XZ, UK

We stop by the Brixton Bowls to discover all about the Stockwell Skate park's community & identity!

Duration: 6 minutes

Stop At: Stockwell Hall of Fame, 7 Aytoun Rd, London SW9 0TT, UK

We stop at one of the most famous graffiti spots in the world and discover the cultural relevance it has inspired.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Notting Hill, London W11 3HG England

We discover a rather odd event that changed the 'course' of this neighbourhood's past!

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: Brixton Rd, London SW9 8HE, UK

Need we say more? We pause by David Bowie's Mural to pay tribute to the iconic artist.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Ladbroke Square, London W11, UK

We begin walking uphill as we discover Notting Hill's transformation through centuries.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Rd, London W11 9AB, UK

We trace the tragic events that shaped this neighbourhood's darkest hour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cambridge Gardens, Cambridge Gdns, London W10, UK

We outline the turbulent history and struggles of the Windrush Generation.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Portobello Road, Portobello Rd, London, UK

We walk down this iconic street through its colorful shops and bustling markets.

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: Electric Cinema, 191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED England

Britain's oldest cinema has a pretty dark past..

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Museum of Brands, 111-117 Lancaster Road Notting Hill, London W11 1QT England

Care to take a walk through a nostalgic lane? This may just be the place!

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: The Old Blue Last, 38 Great Eastern Street Shoreditch, London EC2A 3ES England

Discover the century old pub and the story it holds about the creation of the popular Porter Beer!

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: Old Street, Old St, London, UK

We start by a crossroad as we trace the history, relevance, and literary influences of Shoreditch

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT England

We stop by what was the original theatre and the story of Shakespeare and the King's Men.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 83 Rivington St, London EC2A 3AY, UK

We wander down the street that's become a mecca for street artists and spot famous artworks.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Arnold Circus, London E2, UK

We explore a beautiful old neighbourhood that witnessed an important social experiment during Victorian era

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: The Tabernacle 34-35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY England

We stop at a unique architectural gem that's home to the Notting Hill Carnival.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Saint Lukes Mews, St Lukes Mews, London W11, UK

Notting Hill's most instagrammable spot!

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Beigel Bake Brick Lane Bakery, 159 Brick Ln, London E1 6SB, UK

What's a cultural walk without a culinary treat to our senses!

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

We walk past some of Notting Hill's most picturesque gardens.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Fournier Street, London E1 6QE England

Walk through a street that illustrates Shoreditch’s culturally rich and community led history.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Spitalfields Market (Stop U), London E10 5SL, UK

We explore the market that is an epicenter of East London’s community, culture and cuisine.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Brick Lane Police Station 25 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU England

We discover poetic symbolisms as we discover the street's intricately rich history

Duration: 6 minutes

Stop At: Sclater Street, Sclater St, London E1, UK

We discover how Contemporary architecture and urban graffiti coexist along this beautiful street!

Duration: 6 minutes

Stop At: The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL England

Explore the exciting history and creative present of the world's largest brewery

Duration: 5 minutes

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • This is a covid safe tour. Socially distance from other visitors with your independent, self-guided tour!

Inclusions

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour
  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian
  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi
  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost
  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

Departure time

London Black History Immersive Self-Guided Audio Tours
3/8/2022 - 10/25/2023
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM


Departure point

1 Ladbroke Square, London W11 3LX, UK