There are 12 walking tours of London to choose from. Each area has been carefully selected for its importance in Black History. Our expert tour guides will help participants to uncover the 3,500 years of Black History in London through interactive discussion and exceptional educational experiences.
Whether you’re a Londoner looking for something new, a teacher interested in booking a London history walk for your students, an overseas visitor seeking an interesting travel experience or a business looking for a unique networking opportunity, Black History Walks has a fantastic offer for you.
The dedicated Black History Walks team, has been delivering some of the best London walking tours for over 13 years. The team involves management consultants, diversity experts, authors, academics and has lectured at some of London’s most impressive venues, including the National Portrait Gallery and the British Film Institute. Black History Walks in London Volume 1 (order here ) is the first-ever Black History walking tour guide and the walks have featured on the BBC, ITV, CNN and in national publications such as The Guardian newspaper.
Black History Walks are dedicated to providing authentic, stimulating and engaging walking tours that help to educate people from all walks of life about London’s Black History.
What Can You Expect from a Black History Walk?
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Black History Walks in London Volume 1 is out in December 2020 from Jacaranda Books.
Upcoming Walks & Tours
Black History River Cruises and Bus Tours
In addition to our extensive programme of Black history walks in London, we offer a bi-monthly schedule of river cruises and bus tours. River Thames cruises and history bus tours of London are a popular choice in the summer months.
Watch this video of our three-hour cruise along the Thames from Temple to Vauxhall, then on to the Thames Barrier and back for an idea of what to expect. Your tour guide will highlight the hidden African/Caribbean history on display, some of which dates back 3,500 years, while you sit back and enjoy the people, the music and a wealth of interesting information. You can view our bus tours here.
Reviews of Black History Walks & Tours
That was a tour of a lifetime and most enlightening.
Professor Norman Maphosa, Vice Chancellor, Solosi University, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Deeply knowledgeable and with an activist edge
Elizabth A Bohls, Associate Professor, English Department, University of Oregon
One of the most beautiful walks I have ever had
Glenda Trew, Guild of Walkers
Our guide was phenomenal
Omaar Hena, Associate Professor of English, Wake Forest University North Carolina
A true eye opener
Denise Smith, Electrical Engineer