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Great Local "tourist" Activity

We did two side story experiences/tours, and both were fantastic. We did an art tour and a fashion... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Mnels2
Fantastic day

I booked the Antiques Experience as a Christmas present for my husband who is obsessed with 20th... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Erobins101
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12 Sep 2017
“Great Local "tourist" Activity”
19 May 2017
“Fantastic day”
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We did two side story experiences/tours, and both were fantastic. We did an art tour and a fashion tour. Absolutely saw and learned things we never would have without the tour. We had 2 teens on our tours and the fashion tour was their favorite...More

Thank Mnels2
Siena M, Operations and Social Media Manager at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

We're so glad that you enjoyed your fashion and art tours! We know how difficult it can be to get teenagers interested in history and culture, so it's great to hear too that your children particularly enjoyed the fashion tour. Thanks so much for your...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

I booked the Antiques Experience as a Christmas present for my husband who is obsessed with 20th Century glass, to say that he enjoyed it is an understatement! Mark was a fabulous host and guide, so down to earth and really generous in the way...More

Thank Erobins101
Siena M, Operations and Social Media Manager at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words about SideStory and our guide, Mark! We're so glad that your time with him didn't disappoint, and you even left the experience with some great purchases, too. It's really important to us that the booking process is...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful day with Mark Hill, shopping for antiques. He is so charming and knowledgeable. We learned a great deal and found some wonderful, one of a kind buys that we cherish. We will book another unique experience through Side Story again.More

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Siena M, Operations & Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

We're so glad your Experience with Mark was such a success! Mark is just one of our many amazing experts, and we're delighted that he was able to provide you with such a unique and educational insight into his creative world. It would be a...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

What a great way to discover hidden parts of London! The tour with Side Story was wonderful. Naomi is a combination of passion, charm and knowledge. It was refreshing to meet someone who loves her community with such a passion. This was the common thread...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for your kind words about our SideStory Insider. Peckham really is a vibrant, diverse community with a variety of innovative eateries: we're glad you were so inspired both by the food and the neighbourhood! We look forward to welcoming you on another SideStory...More

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are both novices when it comes to antiques and this was a perfect opportunity to spend time with an expert who could help educate us and guide us. We met Mark Hill (who is charming and a pleasure to spend time with) at Alfie's...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

We're delighted you had such a wonderful day with our antiques Insider! He's a brilliant example of a SideStory Insider: passionate about his area of expertise and delightful to spend time with. We always tailor our Experiences to your interests, and so it is great...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

it is a wonderful way to get to know london better. we saw four sites. the Paul Smith store and the tour by Wolf were extrordinary and well worth repeating. Victora Beckhams store ordinary. On the whole more could have been done. we started at...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for your kind words: we agree, we think an immersive Experience is a great way to get to know London. However, we're sorry that your Experience wasn't sufficiently substantial. We'll take your feedback on board and certainly advise our Insider accordingly for future...More

Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had an amazing time with Joshua, it was exactly what we were looking for. Being an art expert and professor, Joshua was able to show us the pieces we were interested in as well as allowing us to learn more about contemporary art and...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

We're so thrilled that you enjoyed your Experience with one of our art Insiders. He can provide brilliant insight into the galleries visited and his knowledge of contemporary art is seemingly boundless! We'd love to welcome you back on a SideStory Experience soon: please bear...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

Amazing half day with Stuart, who has a fascinating life-story he's willing to share, and genuine depth of knowledge about photography and the East End. Stuart was able to tailor the experience to what I was looking for, while guiding me through parts of East...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Stuart is wonderful to spend time with, in part because of his fascinating stories from work as a photojournalist, but also because of his passion and knowledge for photography. We're glad too that you felt you were genuinely discovering the area covered by the Experience,...More

Reviewed 14 February 2016

Really enjoyed touring the Tate Modern with Joshua as part of a small group of friends. Joshua passion and depth of knowledge, along with his selection of key pieces of art to focus on, helped bring it to life. I really liked discussing different interpretations,...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

We're glad that your Experience was such a success! It's brilliant to hear that you enjoyed your time with Joshua, who takes such a great deal of pleasure in sharing his knowledge and passion for art. Please bear SideStory in mind for any future visits...More

Reviewed 10 February 2016

What an amazing morning. Josh, our curator, was absolutely brilliant - knowledgeable, interesting and pitched it just right. We visited a broad range of galleries ranging in the types of art they showed, ending up in Soho's Brewer Street carpark watching the most amazing video...More

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Siena M, Operations and Social Media at SideStory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

We're thrilled that your time with Joshua was so interesting and engaging. A SideStory Art itinerary changes pretty much every Experience, but our Insiders' knowledge and passion for art remains constant! It's brilliant to hear that your Experience was so memorable. We'd love to welcome...More

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The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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