London - London in the Swinging Sixties

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London in the Swinging Sixties

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(95 reviews)
60 mins

About the tour

Join me and our 'Magic Bus' driver Charlie, outside the iconic Royal Albert Hall where we start this tour of Chelsea's era-defining fashion and music locations. You'll hear about the post-war austerity and the cultural revolution that soon followed - giving rise to an explosion of jazz, skiffle, folk and blues, the birth of rock 'n' roll... and the creation of the mini skirt. You’ll see where music legends lived, the boutiques where they shopped and visit lesser-known but equally important studios where some of the greatest 60s hits were recorded and album covers photographed. 60s music, with original jingles, supplied by 'pirates of the airwaves, Radio Caroline is included on this 60-minute tour of the Swinging London.

Meet Paul Endacott

Paul Endacott

Paul established Music Heritage London (MHL) in 2015 to provide music enthusiasts with an integrated, authentic, and immersive experience by packaging and promoting London's vast music history and by doing so, help perpetuate its legacy for future generations to enjoy and be inspired by! His Swinging 60s London tours celebrate the era-defining significance of a small enclave of West London, expressed through some of the greatest music of all time! Tours visit music venues that helped to springboard the careers of seminal artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Elton John, The Who, The Yardbirds, David Bowie, Genesis, Rod Stewart, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Manfred Mann, and many, many more. Joint ventures were secured with some of West London's top music-related venues including; the Hard Rock Cafe and Vault Rock Museum, Royal Albert Hall, The Gore Hotel, Troubadour, Handel Hendrix House, The Ealing Club, Chiswick House, and Gardens, Half Moon in Putney, Eel Pie Island Museum and The Crawdaddy Club and his 'Swinging 60s London' tours continue to engage passengers of all ages, from all over the world. As the media spotlight remains focused on 60s culture, fashion, and music and the legends who created and performed it, Paul continues to expand links with online platforms such as Heygo and the travel trade, offering private and bespoke tours on his 6-seater psychedelic minivan, plus group tours on 72 seaters 1960s Routemaster buses, to satisfy the growing needs and expectations of the music tourist.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to London with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from London. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

elizabeth b.

03 May 2021

Though the 60's was my era I lived abroad ( Spain, Italy ) so was a little out of touch with events, Tried to look up Mars Bar riots ? no luck. danced at tge Royal though the 60's was my era I was living abroad ( Spain, Italy ) so missed many of the events. Tried to look up Mars Bar riot , no luck. Enjoyed seeing the Royal Albert Hall, danced there as a teenager.

Joan T.

02 May 2021

good tour. thank you

Julie H.

02 May 2021

So interesting, Paul is an excellent guide, really knows his stuff and was engaging and humorous. I really enjoyed this.

David and Wendy h.

02 May 2021

Thankyou for this blast from the past. We really enjoyed it.

Louie P.

01 May 2021

Very enjoyable. Paul is a very good storyteller.

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