James Bond's London
London is the home of 007 and features as a recurring location throughout the 25 James Bond films. Many classic London Bond locations can be visited across the Capital without special permissions or access. This list that will help you take a close-up look at some of the sites of 007 scenes shot around London such as The National Gallery where Bond meets his new Quartermaster in Skyfall, Somerset House which appears in GoldenEye and Tomorrow Never Dies, The Ministry of Defence and Hammersmith Bridge as seen in No Time To Die and many more.
Bond in Motion Brussels
Bond In Motion is in Belgium for the first time. Taking over Palais des Expositions at Heysel, Brussels Expo (Palais 1), the exhibition brings together vehicles from all 25 films in the 007 series. Take a close-up look at 50 original pieces from the EON Productions Archive, with modes of transport as varied as a submarine and a London tube train shown alongside scale models, props, set photos and gadgets. Highlights include the Die Another Day hovercraft, Nomi’s No Time To Die Superleggera DBS and the Q Boat from The World Is Not Enough. Aviation fans will enjoy the Octopussy Acrastar jet plane and the legendary Little Nellie gyrocopter from You Only Live Twice.
Bond in Motion Saratoga
Bond in Motion at the Saratoga Automobile Museum, USA is a celebration of six decades of 007 vehicles. Located in Saratoga Springs, New York, the exhibition features iconic pieces from the EON Productions Archive. Props, scale models and clips from the films are also on show alongside cars, motorcycles, boats, submarines, helicopters and more from the Q Branch garage. 007’s longtime companion is at the heart of the display: the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger, with special Q modifications. The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 sub sits alongside the 2007 Casino Royale Aston Martin DBS that made movie history with a record-breaking seven rotation barrel roll. Concept car lovers will enjoy getting up close to one of the 10-ever-made Aston Martin DB10s, built for 2015’s Spectre. Bond in Motion also features the Die Another Day skidoo, and the Octopussy tuk-tuk.
007 ELEMENTS is a world-first — a cinematic installation dedicated to the world of James Bond built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl Mountain in Solden, Austria, 3,040 metres above sea level. The name 007 ELEMENTS reflects the visitor journey through a series of galleries, each distilling the craft of the signature elements that define a James Bond film. The installation focuses on Spectre, which was shot in Sölden and also features other titles in the long-running Bond film franchise. 007 ELEMENTS guides visitors on a journey through a series of high-tech, interactive galleries, displaying the signature elements of a Bond film — the beautiful title sequences and dramatic scores; the jaw-dropping action sequences; the cars, gadgets and technology; the breath-taking locations and iconic studio sets and lastly, a host of compelling characters.
007 X Spyscape: Driven
007 x SPYSCAPE: DRIVEN explored the creative process behind the James Bond films, taking a look at the multi-facetted world of 007. The exhibit revealed the secrets of Bond’s trusted Aston Martin DB5 with a close-up look at the technical modifications. From a detailed interpretation of Q’s Lab, to original concept art in Oscar®-winning Production Designer Sir Ken Adam’s studio, visitors could also peek behind the scenes of Skyfall’s explosive finale. Now ended, the exhibit was part of Spyscape’s celebration of secrets, spies and extraordinary gadgets based in Manhattan, NYC.
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale is an immersive cinematic experience putting guests at the heart of the action. From the bustling markets of Madagascar to the heart of MI6, the Casino Royale in Montenegro to Venice’s shady backstreets, the experience takes you on a mission across the globe. The event debuted in London in 2019 to widespread critical acclaim and drew record-breaking crowds of over 120,000, before transferring to Shanghai in partnership with SMG Live.