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Alternative Christmas Gift Ideas

By |December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

At this time of year, there are always a handful of people that make the process of buying Christmas gifts a lot more difficult. On the one hand, you get to sit and browse gift ideas online with a festive beverage in hand, but on the other, you have to really think long and hard [...]

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The East End Penny Dreadful

By |November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The East End of London is renowned for being a hive of culture and multiculturalism today, but in days gone by, it was home to a much darker community of people. With a host of villains such as Jack the Ripper and the notorious Kray twins making a name for themselves in the infamous East End of [...]

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Remember, Remember this 5th of November

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The East End of London has been home to a whole host of crooks and villains over the years, but at this time of year, there is one name, in particular, that is at the forefront of everyone’s mind: the infamous Guy Fawkes. Many of us have grown up knowing his name and every year, [...]

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Have You Considered a Private Halloween Tour in London?

By |October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Halloween is an exciting time of year. Many people look forward to all the thrill and adventure that comes with the occasion, from themed parties and crazy costumes to a whole bunch of special Halloween events for people to enjoy. However, don't you agree that a private Halloween tour in London sounds like a great way [...]

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He Roared Mighty Loud: The Execution of Richard Roose

By |October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It's easy to look back on the past with rose-tinted glasses, remembering great historical triumphs and victories but often overlooking some of the most violent and horrific events. Although you can learn about some of the most notable cases in the capital on our horrible histories tour, today we're here to talk about one in particular [...]

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Make the Most of October with Halloween Tours

By |October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

With Halloween right around the corner, there are plenty of spooky, creepy and ghoulish activities around to keep you busy this October. However you’re celebrating, if you’re looking for something a little different this Halloween then look no further. Here at East End Tours, we have a range of different Halloween tours that will be right up your street! [...]

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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 [...]