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Tour | To Celebrate Black History, a Special Guided Tour of Van Gogh House London

30 Oct 2021 1.30-4.30pm


The tour will look at Van Gogh and Van Gogh House through the lens of Black History in Lambeth, London and the U.K., focussing on the history of migration, colonisation, slavery and the important part Black people have played in the history of the area.

Visitors will have a chance to learn about 87 Hackford Road and its most famous tenant through the lens of Black History. The visit comprises of a specially devised guided tour which includes a short walk to set the context and a longer tour of the house itself.

Access requirements

- We will be asking adult visitors to wear a mask or visor while in the house and to observe safe distancing in line with government guidance
- We also ask visitors to take a rapid flow test before visiting and not to come if the test is positive or if they have been in contact with someone who has tested positive recently. Please contact us to rearrange your visit if this happens.
- Many of the floors are made of original timbers so we do not permit high heels in the house.
- Parking around Van Gogh House is limited, so please keep this in mind if arriving by car.
- The space is small, so we ask that visitors do not come with large bags or are prepared to leave bags in a safe space on the ground floor of the house.
- The house is a Grade II private residence with numerous stairs and narrow passageways, and we regret that wheelchair or step free access is not possible.
- We welcome babes in arms on our tours. There is no age restriction for tours, but in the interests of health and safety we ask that children are accompanied by an adults

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