Christmas at The O2
Great gift ideas from The O2
On eBay by Boxing Day? Ditch the socks this year and get them something they'll really love. There's loads of great stuff coming up at The O2 so there's something for every family member to enjoy. Here are our top Christmas picks.
- 12 months' free entry to British Music Experience and all touring exhibitions
- Priority ticketing for events
- 10% discount in the Shop
- Discounts at selected restaurants within The O2
- 1/3 off on Thames Clippers travel
- Free gift
Up at The O2 Gift Vouchers
Treat the adventurer in your life to an unforgettable 90-minute experience that will take them on an uplifting expedition over our iconic roof via a specially designed walkway. The summit's observation platform allows explorers to take in a spectacular 360 degree panorama of some of London's most recognisable landmarks.
From Canary Wharf's imposing towers to Wembley Stadium and the QE2 Bridge, you can even see as far as Alexandra Palace which is a staggering 14 miles away. Once they've made it to the top there are no limits; they'll be free to move around and take as many photos as they like, ably informed by their expert guide.
British Music Experience Membership
If you know someone who's really into their music then the British Music Experience is definitely for them. From David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust costumes to the original handwritten lyrics of "Yellow", the BME hosts an interactive archive of memorabilia that guarantees to indulge every music fan.
As a member of the British Music Experience they'll get VIP benefits including:
New Year's Eve
31 December 2013
Something for the wild ones. We've got the ultimate New Year's Eve party happening right here at The O2. The Prodigy headline a massive set including: Rudimental DJs, Jaguar Skills, Modestep and Slipmatt. The Prodigy's Liam Howlett says, "...it's the first time in forever that we have played the UK on New Year's, so it's gonna be large, bring the noise!" Tube services run for free between 11:45pm and 4:30am on the night so there's no excuse not to welcome 2014 with a bang.
Sundance London Film and Music Festival
25-27 April 2014
The Sundance London Film and Music festival showcases films selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which takes place in the US in January.
Each film is attended by its director who will be available for a post-screening Q&A and the film buff in your life definitely won't want to miss this. Sundance London also hosts panel events where you can hear guest speakers share insights on making award-winning films and documentaries. Music events will go on sale as the acts are confirmed.
Ticket packages guarantee that screenings can be chosen before they're made available for individual sale. The packages also include a credential - a pass giving priority access to the Festival Hub and a discount to the British Music Experience at The O2.
National Television Awards
22 January 2014
Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the 19th National Television Awards will be returning to The O2 and you can be part of the audience. If you've got an awkward teenager to buy for, they'll jump at the chance to see their favourite celebrities live. Thousands of fans will be treated to appearances from the stars of TV's biggest programmes, including: Coronation Street, EastEnders, Doctor Who and Strictly Come Dancing. As one of the biggest nights in the showbiz calendar, this promises to be an evening of high drama, special guest performances and red carpet glitz.
Strictly Come Dancing
8-9 February 2014
Step away from the perfume and the slippers. We've got mum and dad covered with Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour. Starring a selection of celebrities from the new series of the TV show, it will feature regular judges, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood who is also directing the choreography for the fourth year running. The star couples will compete for the judges' praise before the audience cast the deciding votes with their mobile phones. Seven!
The X Factor Live Tour
21 March 2014
You've watched them in your living room. You've laughed. You've cried. You've voted for your favourite. Now you've got the chance to see the final acts from this year's X Factor perform classic songs live at The O2. This a great gift for any fan who wants to experience or relive the electric atmosphere of the live shows.