Now entering its sixth year, London Loo Tours plunges into 2018 with an all-new schedule and some exciting plans in the pipe-line! The project began in 2013 when Rachel Cole-Wilkin, an American drama student, made it her mission to avoid spending a penny and find London's best free facilities. One thing lead to another and she launched Loo Tours as a way to share her knowledge and enthusiasm around the topic of access for all. Five years later she is part of a three-woman-team of plunger wielding Loo Ladies, who have been featured on national and international radio and television. Guests are guaranteed to come away with more knowledge about the humble lavatory in a way they never dreamed was possible. Tours combine history, social politics, anthropology, philosophy and of course a dose of toilet humour, all while following the plunger past some of London's most iconic sights. Guests can choose between The Original Loo Tour which covers the broad history of how public toilets came to be and journeys past The London Eye and Covent Garden, ending with a drink in a former public lav or The Bloomsbury Tour which dives deeper into the subject of public health and sanitation, passing through UCL, The British Museum and various pubs with fabulous lavatories. Newer offerings include the Thomas Crapper Tour, a "walking biopic" of the man who didn't invent the toilet but made his name famous through diligent entrepreneurship from his factory and showrooms in Chelsea and The Fart Tour with Amber-Loo, which journeys through Soho to celebrate the fun and discover the facts of our greatest bodily function. Guests are advised to book ahead online as group sizes are kept small to ensure an up-close and personal experience for all. Private group bookings are also available, and the tour has proved a popular event for birthdays, team bonding days, university groups, and hen and stag parties. Guests have said: "What a fun, informative, quirky tour!" "Lots of genuinely interesting information, presented in a wonderfully light-hearted and funny way." "More than a wee bit brilliant!"