Brick Lane - Shoreditch
Street in London, United Kingdom
The area around Brick Lane in East London was once associated with poor slums and the scene of the crime for the Jack the Ripper murders. Whilst the notorious pub Ten Bells still stands, the area itself is now extremely popular with London’s edgy and artistic crowd, featuring galleries, restaurants, markets and festivals throughout the year. Also, Brick Lane is world famous for its street art, which features artists such as Banksy, D*Face and Ben Eine.
Tube: District and Hammersmith & City Lines (Aldgate East Station); Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines (Liverpool Street Station)
If you want to browse around Brick Lane's many markets, be aware that each market has different operating days and hours; however, you can expect most of the activity to be happening sometime on the weekend. To avoid missing out on any of the market action, the operating hours and days are: Brick Lane Market – Every Sunday (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Vintage Market – Fridays and Saturdays (from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sundays (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Backyard Market – Saturdays (from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sundays (from 10 am. To 5 p.m.) Sunday UpMarket – Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Boiler House Market – Saturdays (from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sundays (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)