Shoreditch Street and Music Walk - 07/08/2019 h. 10:00

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Shoreditch Street and Music Walk - 07/08/2019 h. 10:00

100.00

BOOKING VALID FOR 4 PEOPLE (in addition to Amy Fink private tour)

DATE: 7th August 2019

TIME: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

MEETING POINT: LIverpool Street Station (main hall, where the train station is), in front of Platform 1

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Get lost in the art and creativity of Shoreditch and London’s East End. Your personal guide Savio will lead you along an immersive experience to discover all the artistic secrets of street art in London, combined with the best music connected to the area, local traditions, hidden places and fun and interesting anecdotes.

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Street Art

Come and discover some of the world’s best street artists who have used Shoreditch as their canvas to express their creativity and ideas. Learn about the technique they use and where they practice. Discover where to find some of the few remaining Banksy art pieces in London and admire some of the masterpieces of Jimmy C, Dreph, Mr Cenz and many more. This experience shows you both Brick Lane’s street art, as well as some graffiti, stickers and murals in other secluded alleys and hidden corners that you could hardly find by yourself. Get ready to walk amongst an intricate open air art gallery, one that constantly changes and evolves. And watch out as you might be lucky enough to spot some artists in action too.

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Music

Ideal for all music lovers, get ready to discover Shoreditch to the rhythm of the best music created in the area. From the tunes of “Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner”, to “Welcome back to Happiness” all the way to one of R.E.M.’s most famous tracks that was shot in Brick Lane and one of Robbie William’s hits shot in Spitalfields get into the true Shoreditch vibe. Our guide will also fill you in on many enthralling music anecdotes connected to the area, from where Jamiroquai’s produced his first album, to how Acid Jazz came about. And to make sure you bring the Shoreditch vibe home with you we will be sharing the playlist and links of the music videos shot in the area right after the tour.

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Lifestyle & History

Slick city bars next to pop-up street food stalls; Michelin-starred restaurants just minutes from the UK’s curry capital; elegant Victorian terraces shadowed by epic modern skyscrapers. Shoreditch is the area of juxtapositions, full of history as well as buzzing with life. Learn about how the Huguenots started the fashion and textile industry in Shoreditch in the 17th century. Hear stories about all the diverse communities that have lived in the area from the Jewish to the current Bangladeshi community. From Georgian to Victorian to modern skyscrapers, we will explore Shoreditch’s past and present also through its diverse architecture and expect a tasty treat along the way!