British Music Experience  

 
 
ADDRESS
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 0BB
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
PRICES
£15(Adults), £12 (Children), Free (Children Under 5)
 

Nearby

 

British Music ExperienceStadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, an exhibition dedicated to 60 years of British pop. Open Monday 9th March 2009, the exhibition is apppropriately located in the O2, home to many of London's biggest gigs. If anyone can pull this off it's music impresario Harvey Goldsmith - the man who has worked with all the big names in the music biz including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin and the rest. Goldsmith has clearly called in a few favours - you'll find gems like the tassled outfit worn by The Who singer Roger Daltrey at Woodstock alongside Mick Jagger's Ossie Clark-designed 1970s jumpsuit. It's not just about looking at famous rock star gear and guitars. The emphasis is on the interactive experience too. There's a step by step video at the Gibson Interactive Studio so you can play electric and acoustic guitars alongside well known British artists like KT Tunstall, Amy Macdonald and The Magic Numbers. To top it all, there's a full-blown five minute concert to finish, with acts like The Beatles, Oasis and the Sex Pistols projected around the room for the finale.

 

British Music Experience images

British Music Experience   

   
British Music Experience

British Music Experience  


LondonTown.com - British Music Experience Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
North Greenwich Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Maze Hill Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring British Music Experience on LondonTown.com

 
North Greenwich Arena in Pictures

Also known as the Millennium Dome and, latterly, The O2 Arena - the North Greenwich Arena will host Artistic Gymnastics, Trampoline Gymnastics and the...

 
 
What's on in London 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near British Music Experience

Near British Music Experience
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £110  36% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  40% off
5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 9 minutes from British Music Experience
Only fifteen minutes from London City Airport by taxi and close to Canary Wharf, the ExCeL exhibition centre and The O2 arena, the Radisson Blu Edwardian ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  37% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 14 minutes from British Music Experience
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Live Music nearest British Music Experience

Nearest to British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2 Arena
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
The centrepiece of the redeveloped Millennium Dome is the O2 Arena, the first purpose-built music venue in London. With a capacity of 23,000, it offers the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Indigo at The O2
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Millennium Way, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Indigo at The O2 is a smaller live music and comedy venue inside The O2 with a capacity of 2,400. Opened in July 2007 with a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 26 minutes from British Music Experience
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near British Music Experience

Near British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Everyman Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from British Music Experience
The Everyman Cinema on level 2 of Crossrail Place - the brand's fifth cinema in the capital - sits within the six storey Canary Wharf Crossrail ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from British Music Experience
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near British Music Experience

Near British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
Mariah Carey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 11th December 2017
British Music Experience, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal performance that features All I Want For Christmas, stopping off at ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
My Name Is Prince
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
British Music Experience, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
The first ever official exhibition about Prince, showing hundreds of never before seen artefacts direct from Paisley Park, opens at The O2 in October 2017. On ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Queen + Adam Lambert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 8pm
British Music Experience, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as British Music Experience
The iconic rock collective - guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - join forces with American Idol star Lambert once more for a run through ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near British Music Experience

The best museums, galleries, attractions near British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
London > Attractions > Sights
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Visitors to The O2 can see the famous domed structure from an entirely different angle - from 53-metre high Up At The O2 suspended from The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula intended as a space for a series of commissions, each ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
East Greenwich Coaling Jetty
London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 9 minutes from British Music Experience
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near British Music Experience

The best shops and markets near British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 11 minutes from British Music Experience
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from British Music Experience
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 17 minutes from British Music Experience
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near British Music Experience

What are the best dining options near British Music Experience London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Five Guys, The O2
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The O2, North Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
After opening in Covent Garden in summer 2013, Five Guys has opened in numerous locations across London and now it can be found within The O2. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Rouge - Greenwich O2
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
3.2 & 3.3 Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication , The O2, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near British Music Experience

Near British Music Experience
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.9 miles from British Music Experience
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3.8 miles from British Music Experience
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from British Music Experience
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near British Music Experience

British Music Experience gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near British Music Experience

The best pubs near London British Music Experience.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from British Music Experience
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from British Music Experience
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 29 minutes from British Music Experience
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near British Music Experience

British Music Experience clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from British Music Experience
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near British Music Experience

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near British Music Experience.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from British Music Experience
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 24 minutes from British Music Experience
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 24 minutes from British Music Experience
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in The O

Our recommendations in the same street as British Music Experience

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
 

Hotels Near

British Music Experience

 
 
Near British Music Experience
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near British Music Experience

 
 
 
Queen + Adam Lambert
Concerts | Until 13th December 2017 

The O2 Arena

The iconic rock collective - guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - join forces with American Idol star Lambert ...More

My Name Is Prince
My Name Is Prince
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

The O2 Arena

The first ever official exhibition about Prince, showing hundreds of never before seen artefacts direct from Paisley Park, opens at ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

Comedy, Musical....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 2nd April 

Dominion Theatre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Omer Tiroche Gallery
Attractions 

Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near British Music Experience

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for British Music Experience hotels, including Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf from 87% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960