The King's Road is world famous as the epicentre of Swinging London. Walk down the short stretch of road that changed the world of fashion, music, art and theatre forever. Where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix could be found and where UK punk music was born. The King's Road stayed at the forefront of culture for over 25 years.
Take to the streets with Robert Elms to explore Camden Town, an area famous for being different. Where music lives and markets thrive. A place where million pound houses can sit next to homeless shelters. Camden Town has many stories to tell; from its famous live music pubs to secret underground shelters. Get the ultimate guided tour of the area that will forever wear its heart proudly tattooed on its arm.
The unique history of Brick Lane is brought to life by author Tarquin Hall in this mesmerising walk down the street that has played host to over 300 years of immigrants. From French Huguenots weaving silk in the lofts of Spitalfields to becoming the heart of Jewish London, Brick Lane has impacted millions of lives. It is now an astonishing mix of cutting edge fashion as well as the centre of the Bangladeshi community.
The bustling streets of Brixton are full of music, art, markets, poets, radicals and preachers. Alex Wheatle, the Brixton Bard, takes you on a journey around the area he first discovered in the 1970's when it was vibrating with reggae baselines and the smog of uprising was in the air. Follow him through Brixton's legendary market and round its diverse and vibrant streets.