Bring your Classroom to Life: Enriching your Curriculum with Unseen Tours

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Twenty years from now, when I look back and think of my time at University, there is one class that I am positive I will remember. Although I’ve had many wonderful and engaging professors, lecturers, and guest speakers, five years of academic content generally blurs […]

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A Warm Welcome: How Unseen Tours can help new students feel more at home in London

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Last September, I moved to London as an international student doing a masters degree at King’s College London. As I’m sure most London newcomers would agree; it was an exciting and overwhelming step all at the same time. London makes my home city of Toronto […]

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Unseen Tours and its guides are back with a bang this spring

London walking tours and virtual quizzes, led by individuals who have experienced homelessness  Unseen Tours, a social enterprise which coaches individuals who have experienced homelessness or vulnerable housing to lead London walking tours, has innovated its way through the last 12 months and is ready to return with a bang. The organisation will spring back […]

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What to expect from our Christmas Quiz

So apparently it’s December, the season of Christmas parties, secret santas and dated office decorations.. And I miss every bit of it. At Homeless Link, Christmas is always a crucially busy time for the homelessness sector, and it can feel rather gloomy when facing the difficulties many of our members face throughout this cold period. […]

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Challenging the Social Stigma of Homelessness for 10yrs

Written by Claudia Dolezal Unseen Tours have been challenging the social stigma surrounding homelessness for over the past 10 years. Here’s how. Unseen Tours‘ anniversary marks 10 years of a social enterprise that has not only been changing the life of some of the most marginalised members of society but also challenged the social stigma […]

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Between imaginary rides and unheard walls

I have decided to take my bike for a Sunday lockdown adventure toward central London. Determined, I begin studying a digital map to see where to I could venture to ride.  Through Victoria Park I arrive in Hackney and there is Old street. I wonder on the roundabout for a while, drawing hypnotic circles on […]

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