London street art and graffiti tours
If you want to know anything about street art and graffiti in London then Steam156 is the person to ask. Now you can join legendary Steam156, one of the world’s leading authorities on graffiti and street art on one of his famous London Street Art / Graffiti tours.
Learning As You Walk
Author of the amazing books ‘Street Art London’ and ‘100 UK Graffiti Artists,’ Steam156 is one of the UKs foremost experts on graffiti and street art with 30 years of avid documentation to his name.
The tour takes you around the best locations throughout the capital city with the knowledge of Steam156 to make sure that the whole experience is a massive learning curve for you too! Back in the 1980's Steam156 was involved in graffiti himself and since then has secured his reputation as an expert in writing culture and has appeared on a number of TV shows and media publications
London Graffiti Tours
We offer a range of tours to make sure that whatever type of street art you want to see there will be something to suit you and your needs. We promise to show you the very best street art around the beautiful streets of London. As we show you everything there is to see you'll also get an education too with loads to learn about all of the different street art that the capital city has to offer too! You will see street work from the likes of; Ben Eine, C215, Citizen Kane, Roa, Martin Ron, Cranio, Stik, Pure Evil, Space Invader, Ronzo, Paul Don Smith, Obey, the world famous Banksy and many more. Depending what tour you are on we also stop at a street art gallery so you can check out the very latest street art shows and also stop at the world famous ‘Chrome and Black’ graffiti store.
On The Tour
Your guide will explain the various forms of street art from stencils, wheat pastes, street sculpture, stickers and then of course the traditional forms of graffiti from letters to characters. The area covered by the tour changes all the time as new street art is installed daily, so there are always surprises en route. There is fun to be had on the tour depending how many people are on the tour and what tour you are on we play hunt the mushroom, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the chance to win one of our great DVDs. We offer you a relaxed, non rushed tour and make sure you get to see the very best, so make sure you have your camera ready and are prepared for a thorough street art education. The tours are conducted in small or large groups so you will have a chance to talk with your guide and ask any questions you might have. Tours start from Old Street Underground Station, Liverpool Street Station and also Stockwell Station depending on the tour. Once you book your tour full meeting up details etc. will be sent to you.
Booking A Tour
If you are interested in booking a tour please check for availability as we run tours weekends only. You can contact us via our contact page or by calling or messaging us on 07540992378. We look forward to hearing from you and hope to see you soon on one of our tours.
Various artists image gallery
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