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Face to face with the horrors of history - The Cloak and Dagger Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    The George Inn Yard. 77 Borough High Street, London SE1 1NH. Closest Tube Station: London Bridge (Jubilee & Northern Lines)

  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • Immerse yourself into the murky history of London
  • Learn the gruesome truth about the ordinary people who lived and worked there
  • Watch a theatrical re-enactment of a true story in the very room it happened


Pigs and piss! Dirt and desire. Bet that's got your attention? A drama played out in a room with crooks! Intrigue and mystery, and true tales of a murky past. Are you ready to dive into the horrors of London's real history? We're not talking about the Regal or Royals and niceties of history here. Welcome to the tour that gives you an authentic account of Southwark in London. An innovative walking tour where live theatre combines with real tales from the gruesome past. Afraid? Don’t worry you’re not alone, your mysterious guide is on hand to guide you. Although they may spring a surprise and have your toes curling! For they will tell tales that will certainly send a shiver down the back of your spine. From the markets and cobbled streets to the famous George Inn. And the live theatre finale. This is a cloak and dagger tour that will leave you begging for more! Or is it mercy?

About the Supplier:

The Cloak and Dagger tour look to bring the history of ordinary people into the minds of those that dare to hear their tales. Providing an immersive walking tour and theatre experience they bring to life these tales from the past. Helping you to open your eyes to the darker truths of London’s history. Delivered in a way that will live long in the memory.

Here’s the plan:

Leave all your inhibitions behind! You are about to delve into real history, dirt and all. Set around the historical landscape of one of London’s oldest and most beautiful pubs - The George Inn. Get ready to learn about the people that frequented the inns and lived in the area. You have been warned!

On hand to guide you is your mysterious host, a person with such in-depth, gruesome and gory knowledge, you’ll be in wonder at how they managed to recall it all. Forget being in the 21st Century, you are stepping back in time. To the dirty and disease infested London. What you will learn will shatter your beliefs, and ensure shivers down the spine. You’ll head around the local area including Borough market and outside Southwark Cathedral and the Clink prison. You’ll hear about the people that lived and worked there! You might wish you hadn’t? You may even have to get involved. That’s not stretching the point! You'll walk and hear the tales, take part and learn.

Then when the time is right, you’ll head back to the George Inn, the place where it all began. Here you will enjoy the dramatic re-enactment of an actual event that took place in the very room you are sat. Darker truths will enfold and a moment that was once lost in time will be retold. Love your history? Then you’ll love the Cloak and Dagger tour.


  • Professional tour guide
  • Immersive walking tour and theatre experience


  • Tips, oh go on then

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

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So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 mins early.

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