Open-City London Architecture Tours

Join us to get an in-depth view of London with our programme of year-round tours and events with specialist guides helping you look at the themes and issues shaping the capital today, from the design of homes, to infrastructure and urban landscapes. Open-City's architecture tours help to sustain the charity as a whole.

Architecture on the Thames Boat Tours

Journey down the Thames looking at iconic landmarks that make London so architecturally diverse. Led by our specialist guide, architect Benedict O'Looney, whose in-depth knowledge guarantees deep insight and thoughtful commentary. Select from two different tours exploring different sections of the Thames.


Architecture on the Thames Central
Saturday 10 February 1pm

 

 

 

 

Photography Tours

Introductory tours with architectural photographers looking at how to effectively photograph London's architecture.

Wren to Rogers Photography Tour
Night Photography Tour
Shoreditch Photography Tour

Walking Tours

Explore some of the best of London's architecture on foot with our experienced guides all working in the field of architecture and urban design.

King's Cross Renaissance
Bromley by Bow to Canary Wharf
From Cathedral to Commerce
Olympics and Beyond
The Real Lea Valley From Industry to Art
Walking the River Fleet series

An Evening With...

Exclusive opportunities to tour award-winning and unique London homes with the architect and/or owner.

An Evening With...Wood Lane
Thursday 25 January 6.30/7.45pm

Architecture on your Bike

Using the speed of two wheels, cycle London architecture led by our expert architectural guides.

Concrete Jungles of the East - new dates added soon

Building Tours

Get inside of some of the best of London's architecture with the experts. New events added soon.

Information

Booking: No tickets are issued, your booking is confirmed on receipt of payment auto reply. Your guide will have your name and number of places on the day.

Cancellation policy: Unfortunately, we are unable to refund or transfer bookings if you choose to cancel them. If we have to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances, we will offer you a full refund or the opportunity to book onto another tour.
Please note: all tours go ahead rain or shine...

Any queries or if you are interested in organising a private tour with us for your group or work place please get in touch with Adrianna Carroll-Battaglino at tours@open-city.org.uk

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Calendar 2018

January
20 - King's Cross Renaissance
25 - Photography by Night; An Evening With...Wood Lane
27 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour; From Cathedral to Commerce

February
7 - Photography by Night
10 - Architecture on the Thames Central Boat Tour
17 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour; King's Cross Renaissance
24 - tbc

March
3 - tbc
10 - tbc
17 - King's Cross Renaissance
24 - tbc
No tours Easter weekend

Tours and events added to the programme weekly

Further 2018 dates added soon

 

 


 

The changing face of London

Events

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Research

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