Published 05/01/2017 by Pinar
From the swinging Sixties to the Naughties’ megastars such as Amy Winehouse, Coldplay and Adele - London has long been a powerhouse of popular music. So make the most of London’s music scene with one of our smash-hit 2FOR1 offers.
Rock n’ roll walking tour
See the spot where Paul met Linda, visit the studio where Lou Reed, Queen and Bowie recorded, see The Beatles’ former office and visit Soho and Carnaby Street, areas that were at the heart of swinging London in the Sixties. As your tour guide takes you round, they will reveal loads of rock n’ roll anecdotes.
V&A Museum - You Say You Want A Revolution?
The Sixties is also the subject of the V&A’s major exhibition for the autumn. Featuring 200 records from John Peel’s collection, the show takes you on a lyrical journey through these five revolutionary years, from the fashion and pop of ‘Swinging London’ to the birth of festival culture and political activism across the world.
Get up closer to British music icons such as Freddie Mercury, Adele, One Direction and er.. Cheryl Cole. Madame Tussauds has hundreds of life-like waxwork figures of famous folk and they’re all waiting for you and your selfie-stick.
This Kensington restaurant was started by Rolling Stone bass player Bill Wyman and named after one of The Stones’s albums. There’s plenty of memorabilia on the walls to gawp at while you tuck into ribs, Southern Fried chicken, BBQ pulled pork and mac n’ cheese.
This quirky west London museum contains one of the world's best collections of self-playing musical instruments. From tiny musical boxes to the "Mighty Wurlitzer" cinema organ which rises up from beneath the stage, this is an unusual treat for musicians and music fans.