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Unseen Tours receives commendation in this year’s Homeless Link Excellence Awards 2020!

London based social enterprise Unseen Tours, has been commended in the Social Enterprise of the Year category at the Homeless Link Excellence Awards 2020, for supporting homeless people during COVID-19. The annual awards, run by the national homelessness membership charity, Homeless Link, pay tribute to the best of the homelessness and supported housing sector, and […]

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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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A meaningful Christmas Party

Make a positive social impact with your office Christmas party this year

We decided that we’re not prepared for you to go without the fun and festivities that you and your team deserve this Christmas. And that’s why we’re delighted to announce that our not-in-a-pub quiz is back, and ready to make your virtual Christmas parties more meaningful this year! With lockdown across the country, we have […]

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Bring Your Learning To Life with Our Walking Tours

• Learning out of the classroom • Unique London experience • Positive social impact • Learning can happen in many ways. It might take place in a classroom, on your computer or pretty much anywhere as long as you are open to it. Unseen Tours, along with our one-of-a kind tour guides, is able to […]

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Lost & Found

Life doesn’t always go as planned, but with much luck and a lot of support, I rediscovered forgotten passions, which have helped to change my life, and allowed me to be more of who I am. Terminally Curious… Around 2002, I went to a couple of volunteer days at Nunhead Cemetery. A casual conversation led […]

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Brick Lane

Boredom dot com…

by Pete, 28th August 2020(Unseen Tour’s very own Brick Lane tour guide) Five months! Five months! WOW! Yes, you can guess what I mean by those exclamations, can’t you? Well, the last time I actually conducted a tour of my beloved Brick Lane was in March. The cash shortage has been an issue, of course, […]

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Covid Safe Walking Tours

Geared up & ready to go

We are thrilled to be restarting our guided walks this weekend!  As you might have seen in a previous blog, we have received Visit Britain’s “Good To Go” certification, confirming that our COVID-19 measures are in line with government guidance. To make sure we are able to keep everyone safe on our walks, we spent […]

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We’re Good to Go

Unseen Tours have received Visit Britain’s “Good to Go” consumer mark in recognition of the steps we have taken to make our tours safe for everyone. The label demonstrates that Unseen Tours is adhering to public health guidance as set out by the government, and that we have carried out a Covid-19 risk assessment. Following […]

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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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