1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Royal Albert Hall

London: Ultimate Swinging Sixties Experience Tour

Product ID: 283932
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Travel back to the sites and sounds of swinging London via its beating heart, the Kings Road in Chelsea. Discover the fashion locations and homes of 60s music legends. Visit the iconic Troubadour Club and world-famous Royal Albert Hall.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting times 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore iconic London spots that shaped the legacy of the Swinging Sixties
  • Stand in the spot where Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix performed
  • See the Chelsea homes of Ringo Star and Eric Clapton
  • Discover the lively and iconic Troubadour Club
Full description
Discover the Swinging Sixties, a youth-driven cultural revolution that took place in the United Kingdom during the mid-to-late 1960s, emphasizing modernity and fun-loving hedonism. London saw a flourishing in art, music, and fashion, and was symbolized by the city's pop and fashion exports.  

On a tour of the Kings Road area with a passionate local guide, see where Mary Quant created the mini skirt, where The Beatles opened Apple Tailoring, and locations of other celebrated 60s fashion boutiques. See the Chelsea homes of Ringo Star and Eric Clapton, where the "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album was written. See the flat where The Rolling Stones were formed and stand in the spot where Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and many other music legends performed in the Swinging Sixties.  

Music was a big part of the scene, with the London sound including the Who, the Kinks, the Small Faces — bands that were a mainstay of pirate radio stations like Radio Caroline. On this tour, see the iconic London venues the Troubadour Club and Royal Albert Hall.
Includes
  • Entry to the Troubadour Club
  • Guided tour of iconic 60s sights
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Outside the side entrance of the Victoria and Albert Museum on Exhibition Road. Closest tube station South Kensington (District, Circle and Piccadilly lines).

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From US$ 52.33 per person

Organized by

Music Heritage London

Product ID: 283932