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“Stoke Newington Ghost Signs Walking Tour”

Ghostsigns Walking Tours
Ranked #78 of 708 Tours in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Whispers of advertising past are the focus of these walking tours through Stoke Newington (North London) and Bankside (South London), taking in some of London's best ghostsigns (painted signs, fading on walls). These are used to explore local, craft and advertising history through their unique stories and survival against the odds. Described as 'fascinating' by Londonist, the tour will inspire you to start spotting ghostsigns everywhere you go with an appreciation of their history and place in contemporary urban streetscapes. The tour is led by ghostsigns expert and local resident, Sam Roberts, curator of the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive and author of numerous articles and book contributions on the topic.
London, United Kingdom
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“Stoke Newington Ghost Signs Walking Tour”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

A fascinating insight into London's social and advertising history, led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Can thoroughly recommend.

Visited March 2014
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Ghostsigns, Owner at Ghostsigns Walking Tours, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thanks for the feedback, it was great to have you on the tour and to share new discoveries on the route. See you for a future tour soon. Sam
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