Bristol is renowned not only across the UK, but across the whole world for being a thriving hub of culture – with it’s art at the centre. One of Bristol’s biggest artistic expressions is it’s street art, home to the world-famous Banksy. No trip to Bristol would be complete without seeing its street art, and the best way to do that is by taking a tour!
Where The Wall offer a fantastic tour that takes you on a journey through Bristol’s cutting edge, modern art that tells the incredible story of Bristol’s art scene. Bristol’s street art dates back to the 1980’s, constantly changing and evolving with new art popping up across the city all the time. It’s the first tour of its kind established in Bristol, created not only to support and give a platform for the street artists, but to provide the public with insights into their involvement and contribution to Bristol’s famous creative community. Where The Wall is supported by this community, and run by people who have grown up with famous artists like Banksy, so you’ll be getting an exciting, insiders look at the world of street art. This tour has been the winner of ‘Guided Tour of the Year’ for two years running at the Bristol Tourism awards, so you’re guaranteed a meaningful trip!
Your tour will explore street art in the Bristol’s city centre, as well as delving into the thriving independent and creative-quarter. You’ll get to admire the art that inspired a young Banksy to revolutionise the street art scene and become the world’s most famous contemporary artist, and explore the history of Bristol’s relationship with pop art. You’ll discover over 30 years of fascinating street art history, including Bristol’s street art legends from Nick Walker to Pixel Pancho.
Your tour guides all have an active role within the Bristol street art community, having knowledge and insights you won’t find anywhere else! People have travelled from across the globe to experience this tour, so it’s not to be missed – book your tickets now!