How to describe the street art of the Shoreditch area of London in just one word? Amazing! There are simply so many works of art, scattered across so many streets, laneways and deserted blocks in the area. There’s everything from murals to stencils to 3D sculptures on the walls. And the quality of the works is high!
To explore the area, you could simply wander the streets, and there are so many works that I’m sure you would find plenty to look at. It’s a particularly fun area to explore on the weekend, when there’s extra markets and events on, and the whole area is bustling.
Alternatively, join one of the many street art tours of Shoreditch that regularly run, on both weekends and weekdays. Or if you want to save your pounds for a pint and curry, follow a map like this one to create your own self-guided tour. But also keep your eye out for extra works – there’s always so many new works appearing (and, sadly, disappearing).
On my recent visit I took over 150 photos in the space of an afternoon! Here’s 20 of my favourite snaps from that day.