Go on a street art tour with ex graffiti artist Steam156. There is no other London street art tour guide that has documented this art for the last 30 years a true expert - Time out magazine

London Street art Tour and graffiti tours

We specialise in delivering the best London street art tour experience and graffiti tours around the streets of Shorditch and various other popular locations. Your expert guide is former graffiti artist Steam156 one of the leading pioneers in documenting this art form for the last 30 years world wide. We offer 2hr and 3hr street art tours around the East end of London to show you the very best this art form has to offer. Be amazed by the work of artists such as Eine,Banksy,Roa,Connor Harrington, Paul Don Smith, Stik and many more.

London Graffiti And Street Art Tours

Welcome to London Graffiti & Street Art Tours where we proudly offer you a world class tour of the colourful and painted streets of Shoreditch and the surrounding area. Our tours are either 2hr or 3hr walking tours which enable you to see the very best London has to offer of this exciting art. You will experience everything from huge murals to more hidden and subtle artwork. Along the way, you will be educated in all the various kinds of street art forms from Stencils, Wheat pastes, Street Sculptures, Stickers etc During the tour, you will gain insight into the world of graffiti and will come to understand some of the rules and morals of this worldwide community and the passion which not only makes graffiti what it is, but also what makes some artists willing to risk their lives just to paint their names.

Your Guide

Your guide is a world recognised and esteemed expert Steam156, one of the leading authorities in the international graffiti culture. Not only will he be your guide, but he is also a former graffiti artist and historian that truly walks the walk and talks the talk of great graffiti legends past and present. Steam156 knows what it is to REPRESENT graffiti and takes this VERY SERIOUSLY INDEED. Steam156 has documented graffiti and street art since their beginnings in the UK in the 19080s and also around the world for over 30 years still going strong. You will not find another guide that has the depth of personal knowledge that Steam156 has gathered over the years. A recognized leader in the field of documenting graffiti, Steam156 is also the author of the definitive graffiti books Street art London, 100 UK Graffiti artists & 100 European Graffiti artists published by Schiffer Publications. It is important to note that because of his universal respect in the graffiti community Steam156 will often get a ˇ°heads upˇ± if artists have painted anything new in London and that means you will get to see it before the paint even dries.

What artists work might you see on the tour?

We cover mainly Shoreditch and the surrounding areas which are a Mecca for street art and graffiti. Graffiti is changing all the time here and artwork goes up one day and then might disappear the next day but there will always be something exciting to see and Steam 156 knows just where it is and the most efficient way to take you there. Some of the artists' work you might see on the tour include the world famous Banksy and artists like Roa, Ben Eine, Space Invader, Paul Don Smith, Stik, Teddy Baden, Connor Harrington, Christian Nagel, Dank, 616, Mobstr, and many more. You will be amazed how much work you see on this tour and how much there is on the amazing painted streets of Shoreditch.

Souvenir of your tour.

If you're looking for a special tour souvenir there will be copies of Steam156's book Street art London available for purchase. Steam156 will gladly personalize your purchase by writing your name in graffiti. He also will offer tour attendees the chance to purchase a mini London underground map also with someone's name in graffiti, for additional details please consult our online shop for more information or feel free to ask Steam 156 directly he will be more than happy to oblige.

Private tours

If you are looking for a private tour for your group, kindly send us an e-mail and we can discuss how to customize a tour to best suit your interests and desires. For more info email: info@londongraffititours.com

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/93Wonderful start to our day!/94
Frank was a great commentator and made everything so interesting. We spent a wonderful morning viewing so much that we would otherwise have walked past without noticing. Frank is very knowledgeable and certainly opened our eyes to many different types and styles of art. I would recommend this to anyone, young or old.....
-Sue H
May 2014

/93Great experience on UK Graffiti Tour/94
Frank led our tour of some of the great street art in Shoreditch. He was a wonderful commentator, interspersing his descriptions of the local art with personal accounts and good stories. He was knowledgeable about the artists and the most current work that was appearing. Frank also turned us on to a village in Belgium that was a haven for street art - a village we subsequently spend 4 hours exploring and photographing. The tour was well paced and the group size was perfect. Thanks Frank! It was a highlight of the trip....
-Kurt R
April 2014

/93Cool cool cool/94
Frank was a great guide! Spoke with great insight about the unique styles of the different artists. Highly recommendable!
April 2014

/93Enter a new world.....Street Art Tours/94
How do you entertain 5 kids whose ages range from 16 to 8....This was a birthday outing for our 15 year old and his four siblings....and boy did it enthral, entertain and excite! Steam 156 was unbelievable. His knowledge of his specialist subject - Graffiti and Street Art - was exemplary and totally absorbing. I cannot believe all 5 kids walked the streets of London for 3 hours and then begged for more! Thank you Frank / you were fantastic. You opened 5 pairs of eyes and inspired 5 children (and let's not forget the positive impact on the 2 adults!) - each now wanting to make their own mark in the World. If you do one thing when you are in London...then do it with Steam 156 / Street Art Tours / 10/10!!
-Fulva P
April 2014

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