Tour the streets of Tower Hamlets to see the best street art on offer. Down Brick Lane, street art decorates every open wall space between the hairdressers, galleries and second-hand shops. If you venture into the alleyways, you’ll find numerous pieces hiding around every street corner.
If you are peckish you can pick from a variety of cafés and restaurants. Stop by Nude Espresso on Hanbury Street for perhaps the city’s best coffee. Or if you prefer green tea to black bean, why not laze about for an hour at Hookah Lounge by Sclater Street? Here you can settle into the big Moroccan cushions and enjoy the lounge’s wide variety of teas – or even try their shishas outside on a sunny day.
Make a day out of it. Ever wondered what a banana tree made out of milk cartons might look like? If so, come along, if not, we bet you do now – so come along anyway!
For more images from the tour, check out our Flickr account.
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By Thea Foslie, Tooba Masood and Sasha Filimonov