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Are you Ready for a Spooky Halloween Ghost Tour?

By |September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Ah, it's almost time for the most spooktacular time of year! If you've outgrown playing dress up but still want to take part in the Halloween celebrations, then keep reading.  Our spookiest Halloween ghost tour is back this year and you're invited! When you're younger, dressing up and wandering the neighbourhood trick or treating is a pastime [...]

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The East End: Home of the True Cockney?

By |August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The term ‘Cockney’ has long been used to describe those who come from London’s famous East End, with the Kray twins arguably the most famous of Cockney villains. However, in its earliest form, being a Cockney did not necessarily mean that you were from London at all. Originally, Cockney was used describe all city-dwellers before being narrowed [...]

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Take the Jack the Ripper Pub Tour this International Beer Day

By |August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

On Friday 4th August two events coincide – International Beer Day and our Jack the Ripper pub tour, offering our guests the chance to discuss the Whitechapel murders at length at the Victorian ale houses associated with the killer. The tour, which takes place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6.30pm, visits the scenes of the murders [...]

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A Snapshot of East End Life

By |July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Life in the East End is unique, varied, and completely different from life anywhere else within London. City life always has an inimitable appeal, but this is never more apparent than in the East End. From the vibrant shops and world-class restaurants to the Jack the Ripper pub, famous for being the favoured haunt of the [...]

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East End Through the Ages

By |July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The East End is one of London’s richest and most vibrant areas, filled with a unique, remarkable history. However, how much do you know about this part of the city? Our full range of East End tours encompasses this history, focusing on the culture, history and heritage of the area. From the Westminster tour to street art [...]

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Villains of the East End

By |June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Down the years, London’s East End has played host to some of the world’s most revered villains, making the location a hot bed for British history. At East End Tours, it is our job to bring history to life, and that includes the dark past of London which has seen serial killers and notorious gangsters roam [...]

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3 Unusual East End Facts

By |June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

London’s East End is an area filled with countless secrets and delights. From street markets and great shopping opportunities to a past filled with some of the most notorious figures in the history of British crime, there is plenty to see and do in the East End. Plus, the whole experience is underpinned by the [...]

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5 East End Tube Hauntings

By |May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

London’s Underground network is famous around the world, becoming one of the most talked about experiences for tourists visiting the capital. The first tube line, the Metropolitan Railway, first opened in 1863 and is now part of the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines. However, during its 150 years of use, the Tube has [...]

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Brick Lane Fact File

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Brick Lane is one of the East End’s most well-known areas, as well as being an unmissable stop on walking tours in London. It’s pretty safe to say that the East End has undergone a drastic change over the years. From its early associations with crime and poverty, in the era when the Ripper stalked the [...]

Champions and Scoundrels

By |December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

The East End of London is universally known to be steeped in history; be it for crime, social reform, industry, urban regeneration, pop culture or indeed the characters that reside within the Eastern boroughs. Packed full of different cultures, professions and nationalities, the East End has been immortalised in various mediums over the years. Our [...]