6 - 20
May

St James's Sunday Morning Strolls - A Blue Badge Art & Architecture

Now that Spring has finally sprung, St James's is celebrating by offering guided walks around its London neighbourhood every Sunday in May, inviting you to discover a part of town unique in its secrets and stories.

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Over three hundred years in the making and still evolving, St James's is an iconic area of central London and to guide you through its hidden gems is your very own Blue Badge tour guide from the British Guild of Tourist Guides.

Blue Badge Guides are internationally recognised for excellence in their field and offer the gold standard when it comes to local knowledge. Our guides will host two walks beginning at St James’s Market that will lead you through the best this one of a kind area has to offer, from food and fashion to art and architecture.

Sunday May 6 & Sunday May 20 – St James’s Art and Architecture

St James's is renowned for its art dealers, from Philip Mould to White Cube, and its cultural sensibilities inspired some of London’s grandest neo-classical facades built by men such as Robert Adam, Sir Charles Barry and Decimus Burton. This walk will guide you through the heart of the London art world still flourishing today.

Details and Offers

The tours leave from the St James’s Market Pavilion at 11 am, returning in time for lunch at 12.30 pm. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start.

For all those taking the tour, Danish bakery Ole & Steen have kindly offered to provide coffee prior to the walks. Alternatively, if you're looking for a post-walk bite to eat, Japanese restaurant Anzu are kindly offering a discount; simply show your Eventbrite ticket at the counter.