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About The People
Gary
Founder
Gary created Alternative London as a fresh and exciting new approach to the London tours market. He has since hand-picked a team of creative, inspiring young people and together they continue to offer original and unique experiences in this amazing city.
Doug
Guide
As well as guiding for Alternative London, East End and street art enthusiast Doug runs Fifth Wall, an independent short film company focusing on London's creative scenes. A tour with Doug is a truly unforgettable experience.
Ben
Guide
Internationally acclaimed painter and street artist, Ben gives a unique, first-hand insight into London's street art scene. Giving tours allows Ben to concentrate on his ever more successful creative career.
Josh
Guide / Workshops
Josh Jeavons has gone from illegal graffiti artist to fine art graduate and has painted everything in between. Josh co-founded our workshops and has exciting plans for future projects at Alternative London. Watch this space!
Keir
Guide / Workshops
After graduating in fine art in Perth, Keir's travels brought him to East London to further his art career. Keir is able to talk about East London's immigration waves and creative scene with an unrivalled passion and from a unique perspective.
Judy
Office / Guide / Workshops
Hackney resident, Judy keeps the Alternative London ship afloat and everything running smoothly. She also has an innate ability to inspire people to achieve much more during a workshop than they ever thought possible of themselves.
Lili
French Language Guide & Workshop Tutor
Painter and illustrator, Lily joined the team to make our tours available to French speaking visitors. Lily not only has a contagious passion for the London street art scene, her own street art is now gaining international acclaim.
You?
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Are you a young East London resident looking for a job whilst concentrating on your creative career? If you think you can bring something fresh to our successful collective, get in touch via our contact page.
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Alternative London - Culture | Creativity | Community

Alternative London is an original and unique concept in the London tours market. Amongst London's many tours, Alternative London was the first to showcase what is happening now in London's creative hotbed.

Even though we are London's original street art tour provider, we believe that the art on the walls is just the tip of the iceberg. We aim to go much deeper by giving insights into the interesting historical events, and vast array of cultures that have made this exciting part of the capital what it is today.

Now in our third year, Alternative London has gone from strength to strength. We have spent 57 consecutive weeks as London's number one tour provider on Trip Advisor and have featured in countless T.V shows and newspaper and magazine articles.

We have grown from a one man operation to a small business with a social conscience. We employ guides who are able to give tours for income whilst concentrating on their creative careers.

In a market which now has many immitators, our moto remains the same: to always innovate and never immitate. By constantly pushing the boundaries and moving forward with exciting and original new projects, tours and workshops, our customers can be satisfied that we are always striving to take them where no London tour company has gone before.


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