2FOR1 Offers in London
London's double the fun when you 2FOR1.
Looking for ways to keep busy this spring? Hop on a Greater Anglia train to London and you can claim over 150 fantastic offers! If you’re in need of a little inspiration, you’ll find plenty of offers to choose from.
London Canal Museum
Discover the canals of London in a building that was built to store ice in the nineteenth century.
Carlo Gatti, a Swiss entrepreneur, imported large quantities of ice from Norway by ship and canal boat and stored it underground in the two ice wells that are beneath the floor of the museum. Peer down into one of them and be amazed at Victorian ingenuity.
Learn about the canals that carried all sorts of cargo, and the people who lived and worked on the boats, earning a meagre living and bringing up a family on board.
Find out about the horses that pulled the boats and the ice carts, and try your hand at working a model boat through a lock. See the traditional roses and castles decoration of the waterways, explore inside a boat cabin and look at our tug Bantam IV outside on the canal.
London Film Museum Bond in Motion
Bond in Motion is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles. It displays both the adrenalin-pumping high performance machinery and the unique 007 defining inventions that are essential to the continuing James Bond story. The exhibition features vehicles from Dr No right up to Spectre.
London Transport Museum
Enjoy London Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden.
Lively galleries and iconic vehicles explore over 200 years of history and reveal compelling stories about the influence transport has had on London’s society and culture, and how our travel experiences might change in the future.
Museum of Brands, Packaging and AdvertisingClose to Portobello Road in Notting Hill, the Museum explores how brands have shaped the world and provides a fascinating insight into how our everyday lives have changed during the past 150 years. Discover the evolution of travel and transport, entertainment and leisure, toys and games, and the arrival of hundreds of new brands that have made life easier and more convenient.
It is a vibrant social history that is interwoven with royal occasions, two world wars, and events such as man landing on the moon.
On your journey through the chronological Time Tunnel, you will find the arrival of Cadbury’s cocoa, steam railways, mechanical music, cigarettes, colour printing, Fry’s chocolate, Bovril, radio, Shredded Wheat, Oxo, Lyons individual fruit pies, Mickey Mouse, television, Spangles, Tide, Omo, Dan Dare, Angel Delight, Barbie, Action Man, The Beatles, Watney’s Party Seven, Aqua Manda, Punk, Rubiks Cube, ZX Spectrum, and thousands of other products which together create the rich tapestry of British life.
The Museum includes a café that serves hand-roasted Union Coffee. This can be enjoyed in our garden full of sub-tropical plants. A range of books, merchandise and mementos can be purchased from the Museum’s gift shop.
Check out the website for temporary exhibitions, talks and events.ON NOW - Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers12th September 2018 - 3rd March 2019Coinciding with the iconic brand's 50th anniversary, the exhibition presents 50 original magazine covers from Time Out's archive and stories behind them - it is a journey through the changing face of London and 50 years of everything new, cool, weird, wonderful and unique in culture and entertainment. Curated by Time Out editors, the covers reflect key moments of city life from 1968 up until today and give a unique insight into the evolution of magazine design.
Museum of London - London NightsExhibition Dates: 11 May - 11 November 2018
Explore the capital after dark through historic and contemporary photography in a major exhibition at the Museum of London and discover how photographers have long been inspired by the city at night.
National Army Museum - Special Forces: In the Shadows
Exhibition Dates: 17 March - 18 November 2018
Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces in this major exhibition at the National Army Museum.
Discover who these soldiers are, the skills they need, and the operations they've undertaken at home and abroad.
National Gallery - Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cezanne
Exhibition Dates: 17 September 2018 – 20 January 2019
A celebration of major Impressionist paintings from the Courtauld Gallery.
Opening at the National Gallery this autumn, 'Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne' traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces.
Enjoy highlights from the Courtauld Gallery, including famous works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet, and Seurat alongside a selection of much-loved Impressionist paintings from the Gallery’s own holdings.
Image credit: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, ‘La Loge (Theatre Box)’, 1874 © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London
National Gallery - Mantegna and Bellini
Exhibition Dates: 3 October 2018 - 27 January 2019
A tale of two artists and brothers-in-law, ‘Mantegna and Bellini’ tells a story of art, family, rivalry, and personality.
Andrea Mantegna’s brilliant compositional innovation and Giovanni Bellini’s atmospheric, natural landscapes were groundbreaking – no one had seen anything like it before.
*2FOR1 Admission: Weekends £16, Weekdays £14*
Image credit: Detail from Andrea Mantegna, ‘The Dead Christ supported by Two Angels’, 1485–1500 © Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
National Maritime Museum - Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Exhibition Dates: 24 October 2018 - 5 May 2019
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, 2018's Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. The 31 spellbinding winning images of the cosmos from this year are on display alongside a selection of 69 of the best photographs from previous years, in categories such as ‘People in Space,’‘Aurorae’ and ‘Skyscapes’.
National Portrait Gallery - Gainsborough's Family Album
Exhibition Dates: 22 November 2018 - 3 February 2019
Featuring over fifty works from public and private collections across the world, Gainsborough’s Family Album will provide a unique insight into the private life and motivations of Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88), one of Britain’s greatest artists.
The exhibition includes a number of works that have never been on public display in the UK and will bring together for the first time all twelve surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough’s daughters.
Gainsborough’s Family Album charts Gainsborough’s career from youth to maturity, telling the story of an eighteenth-century provincial artist’s rise to metropolitan fame and fortune. The exhibition will both offer a new perspective on Gainsborough the portraitist and challenge our thinking about his era and its relationship to our own.