Nowhere else in London is quite like Brixton. The buzz, smells and sounds are all unique to this South London ‘hood; home to a tight-knit community of cultural groups that have set up shop here over the years. Sure, Brixton may not be on the traditional tourist track, but it’s worth the deviation. Of course, sightseeing can be tricky on limited time – and that’s where this experience steps in. Guided by a local host, you’ll explore Brixton’s most iconic spots and enjoy some lesser-known local hangouts too. From frenetic markets to historic landmarks, street food vendors to craft breweries, this personalised ‘best of’ experience is the perfect intro to colourful Brixton.
About your guide
‘Unscripted’ is right. This tour company is all about seeing London from the locals’ perspective. Don’t expect any regurgitated spiels, local hosts with City Unscripted have a more laid-back, impromptu approach to guiding.
Here’s the plan…
Itineraries don’t fly with City Unscripted. Experiences are completely personalised, meaning guides lead you through the spots that suit you, and share their own stories and take on the local scene along the way. So, there’s a few variables on this Brixton tour, but what we can tell you is: you’ll be paired with a local host who knows South London through and through, and you’ll visit the shops, bars, cafes and community-led projects that make Brixton the crazy, colourful, perfect hot mess that it is today. Along the way, you’ll explore the markets (Brixton has many), partake in some bites and bevs, and check out some of London’s most interesting street art – we’re talking massive murals (including a stunning David Bowie dedication) and sensational little illustrations. The birthplace of Ziggy Stardust was never going to be boring, now, was it?
Dates are flexibleDuration
3 hoursStart time
Whenever you fancy
You’ll agree where to meet your local host after booking, but don’t sweat it – it’ll be a convenient location in the Brixton area. If you’d like to meet your host closer to your accommodation, that could be arranged too – just let them know.
Voucher Information : Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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 the City Unscripted team a call at least a day before the start of the tour to confirm all the final details.
The exact meeting point, along with directions, will be included with your booking confirmation email. If you have an idea of where you’d like to meet, you can discuss this directly with your local host – their details will also be provided following your booking.
Slip on some comfy footwear – This tour involves a fair bit of walking.
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