Visit London Blog » video of the week http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 London Video Of The Week: How To Do London – Eating Out http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-eating-out/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-eating-out/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:06:16 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=39052

London is a gastronomic capital, boasting some of the most diverse eating experiences in the world. Watch this video about eating out in London to find out how much to tip and where to find the best pre-theatre restaurant deals. Tuck in!

Eating out in London

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London Video of the Week: Top 10 London Attractions http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-top-10-london-attractions/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-top-10-london-attractions/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:44:02 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38983

From the British Museum to the EDF Energy London Eye, Tate Modern to the Natural History Museum, watch this video to discover London’s top 10 most popular tourist attractions, based on visitor numbers.

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London Video of the Week: How to Do London Weather http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-weather/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/06/london-video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-weather/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:00:10 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38911

Confused by London’s weather? Find out how you can enjoy fantastic London experiences all year-round by watching this fun video. Guides Tasha and Mennar will show you how London offers something wonderful every day of the year, from boating to street food.

See our five-day London weather forecast.

Want more travel guide tips? Head to the Visit London website!

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Video of the Week: How To Do London – The Basics http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-the-basics/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/video-of-the-week-how-to-do-london-the-basics/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 10:50:32 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38841
Planning your first trip to London? Then don’t miss this essential guide to doing London like a local, where you’ll be given useful tips like how to use the legendary Oyster Card, where to stand on an escalator and how to pronounce Leicester Square. The video also features top London sights, including Camden Lock and Tower Bridge.

Want more travel guide tips? Head to the Visit London website.

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London Video of the Week: A Time Lapse Film http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/london-video-of-the-week-a-time-lapse-film/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/london-video-of-the-week-a-time-lapse-film/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 09:04:23 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38643

Don’t miss this beautiful time lapse movie of the capital entitled ‘London Goes By’, which was filmed by photographer Evan Skuthorpe. Keep your eyes peeled for top London sights, including Big Ben, Tower Bridge, EDF Energy London Eye, River Thames, Trafalgar SquareNational Gallery and Hyde Park.

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London Video of the Week: Mammoths at Natural History Museum http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/london-video-of-the-week-mammoths-at-natural-history-museum/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/05/london-video-of-the-week-mammoths-at-natural-history-museum/#comments Fri, 02 May 2014 11:52:31 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38604

Get a taste of the Natural History Museum’s upcoming exhibition Mammoths: Ice Age Giants by watching this comical video. Visitors can come face-to-face with some of the largest mammals ever to have walked Earth at this family-friendly exhibition which runs from 23 May until 7 September.

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London Video of the Week: Vikings at the British Museum http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-vikings-at-the-british-museum/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-vikings-at-the-british-museum/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:00:30 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38451

Have you seen the Vikings: Life and Legend exhibition at the British Museum yet? If not, this dramatic video will prompt you to want to find about more about the dreaded warriors. On until 22 June, exhibition highlights include a 37-metre-long Viking warship, the longest ever found and previously unseen in the UK, along with a raft of new archaeological discoveries and objects.

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London Video of the Week: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-the-fashion-world-of-jean-paul-gaultier/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-the-fashion-world-of-jean-paul-gaultier/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:51:09 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38283

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier opens at Barbican Art Gallery next week. In this video, the French avant-garde designer describes why London is a special place. The much-anticipated show brings together more than 140 cutting edge garments, including the conical bra and corsets worn by Madonna, stage costumes worn by Kylie Minogue and pieces created for Luc Besson’s film The Fifth Element.

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London Video of the Week: London in 1927 and 2013 http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/03/london-video-of-the-week-london-in-1927-and-2013/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/03/london-video-of-the-week-london-in-1927-and-2013/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:06:56 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38227

Compare the live footage of London in 1927 and 2013 in this fascinating video. The images of London in 1927 were captured by cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene who travelled across the UK with his new colour film camera. BFI recently restored these images.

Film-maker Simon Smith followed in Friese-Greene’s footsteps, providing a recent view of London landmarks like Tower Bridge, Peter Pan’s Statue, Big Ben and the Houses of ParliamentPetticoat Lane Market, Hyde Park and the River Thames.

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London Video of the Week: Sunrise Over London http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/03/london-video-of-the-week-sunrise-over-london/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/03/london-video-of-the-week-sunrise-over-london/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:44:42 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38190

Using a GoPro camera attached to a mini-helicopter, photographer Ben Chan has captured London at dawn as the sun rises over the city. Keep your eyes peeled for Tower Bridge, City Hall, the River Thames, the EDF Energy London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

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