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Literary Greats with a London Connection

By |May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

London, whether born and bred or simply passing through, has seen a wealth of literary greats walk the city's streets. From arguably the greatest playwright the world has ever seen to the father of one of horror's most revered characters, it isn't just history's most notorious villains whose footsteps you will be retracing. While our [...]

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Get to Know the Capital’s Street Art

By |May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Street art is loved by many and disapproved by some who feel it is no more than graffiti. However, there is no denying that Banksy has inspired some incredible examples of street art all across the globe and London’s street art enthusiasts are truly spoilt in the capital. The king of street art, Banksy has [...]

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Heroes of the East End

By |April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Over the years, London has been home to hundreds of villains and heroes; nowhere is this vast array of characters more prominent than in the city's East End. Of course, those who venture out on our East End tours will learn all about these infamous characters, but it is often the villains who go down [...]

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Why Not Take an Easter East End Tour?

By |March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

With Easter approaching, now is the ideal time to make plans for the holiday. However, that doesn’t mean to say that it has to be all about Easter. Why not consider taking a tour this Easter and learn more about a subject that you find interesting? Full of history, there’s so much that you can [...]

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5 Famous Women with a London Legacy

By |March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The 8th of March will see many people around the world celebrate International Women's Day. Here at East End tours, we think that this is the perfect time to discuss some of the most famous women that have graced the streets of London. Some may be better known than others and while they may not [...]

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What Makes the East End Unique?

By |February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

There is, no doubt hundreds of things that you aspire to see in your life but the chances that you will see everything are extremely small. Even those who travel on a regular basis may still miss things, therefore,  it’s far better to make a list of the top sights that you wish to see and [...]

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10 Facts About London Underground in the East End

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

More than five million journeys are made on the London Underground each day - a high figure, but one which may not come as much of a surprise. Of course, the tube is famous around the world and each station has its own unique quirks, facts and stories. East End Tours can teach you everything [...]

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5 Famous Pubs Connected to the East End

By |January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There are various sites across London that are in some way connected to people and other places from the East End. Both buildings and people have become a part of the vibrant history that is London culture and heritage and with that, many different tourist attractions have emerged. But when it comes pubs, many people [...]

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Add a Little Excitement and Get Rid of January Blues

By |January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This time of year can often bring you down when all the celebrations are over and it’s finally time to get back to work. Add a little excitement with an East End walk; learn more about the East End’s gruesome past and discover the various characters that have graced the cobbled paths. Look back into [...]

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Looking for Something Different this Christmas?

By |December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

When it comes to the build-up to Christmas, you might be forgiven for thinking you know exactly what to expect when you head to London; Winter Wonderland, Oxford Street Christmas lights, ice skating and a plethora of cafés, bars and restaurants looking to entice you in with their festive menus and drinks offers. Much like [...]