Enjoy a guided cultural walking tour of London with a difference. Explore cockney culture and hear tales of gangsters and Jack The Ripper plus discover sites showing the many different ethnic groups that make London such an exciting and diverse city.
The starting point is the Blind Beggar Pub, made famous by the Kray twins as a scene of one of their murders. Walk to the Carpenters Arms, a pub that was frequented by the Krays followed by Hanbury Street, Gunthorpe Street and George Yard, all sites of Jack The Ripper murders.
Walk down Brick Lane for an insight into Jewish and Bangladeshi culture followed by a visit to the Jewish Soup Kitchen for the poor and the Bevis Synagogue, the oldest in London. Continue onto the famous Petticoat Lane Market for an insight into working-class Cockney culture.
Take the tube from Liverpool Street to Euston Square Station for a visit to Virginia Woolf’s houses then stroll across to Soho for a visit to the iconic Admiral Duncan pub. Both these sites are instrumental in the LGBT history of London.
Stop for lunch in vibrant Chinatown before travelling by tube onto Brixton for a Caribbean tour discovering key sights such as the Windrush Memorial, Electric Avenue and Brixton Market.
Walking tour of cultural London sites with a knowledgeable guide
Learning about cockney culture plus many of London’s ethnic groups and LGBT history
Lunch in London’s famous Chinatown (at own expense)
- Duration 8 hours
London: A Cultural Patchwork
|The Blind Beggar, 337 Whitechapel Rd, Shadwell, London E1 1BU, UK