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London Planner

Published monthly for over thirty years, London Planner is London & Partners’ and VisitBritain's official visitor guide to England's capital.

Over 125,000 free copies are distributed every month in over 30 countries worldwide; through Tourist Information Centres across the UK and in selected London outlets.

London Planner provides a great easy-to-use planning tool with all the latest information on where to go and what to see. Articles and listings cover the following topics:

• Sightseeing
• Museums & Galleries
• Entertainment
• Sports
• Shopping
• Eating Out
• Nightlife

London Planner: January 2015

It's the start of a new year, and to celebrate we've outlined all the exciting events coming up in 2015, including blockbuster exhibitions such as Alexander McQueen and John Singer Sargent, as well as what not to miss this month. There are plenty of great shows lighting up London too, including the popular circus troupe Cirque Du Soleil's spectacular Kooza. If you're feeling hungry before or after the show, we have some great restaurant suggestions. Or are you in the mood for exploring maritime history and learning about the secrets of the universe? Then a trip to Greenwich is a must.

Download January's London Planner

London Planner: February 2015

From mummies at the British Museum, to Admiral Nelson's coat, discover our pick of the must-see artefacts in the capital's museums. New Year has been and gone for Londoners, but Chinese New Year is just beginning. Feast your eyes on the dazzling displays and parades taking place in and around Chinatown. Elsewhere, bring out your inner fashionista with the Vodafone London Fashion Weekend, where you can watch the models strut their stuff, listen to talks and join in with workshops. Need insider information on what to do in London? Then read our top tips on how to enjoy the city like a real local, from where to drink craft beers, to finding the best food markets.

Download February's London Planner

If you’re already in Britain or travelling on Eurostar, pick up a free copy of London Planner, available from

• Eurostar - in the departure lounges from Brussels and Lille
• Tourist Information Centres across Britain
• First Scot Rail in-bound to London
• First Capital Connect trains at Gatwick and St Pancras
• 3 & 4-star London Hotels
• Transport for London Information Centres
• The Original London Visitor Centre – Trafalgar Square
• London & Partners office
• Big Bus Company
• Key tourist hotspots including the British Museum and the Tower of London
• South Bank, London Bridge & Bankside Mobile Visitor Information Unit (seasonal)
• City of London Information Centre
• Virgin Manchester and Euston
• Stansted Airport
• Serco Docklands (DLR Stations, London City Airport, Canary Wharf & Tower Gateway)

Further information

Subscriptions: Su Blunt

Editorial enquiries: David Taylor

Advertising sales enquiries: Rob Way

Distribution and general enquiries: Su Blunt

Britain magazine

Britain magazine is VisitBritain’s official magazine published six times each year. A coffee-table read, its glossy pages offer inspiring and insightful features about this beautiful and exciting country.

Regular features cover travel, culture, heritage, style and places to stay. In depth articles review destinations, counties and regions, detailing specific places to stay and visit. From British history to what’s hot in the shops, Britain magazine will inform and inspire overseas and domestic travellers.

Britain magazine is available through:

• Subscription- current readership spans more than 50 countries to over 150,000 people including 20,000 US subscribers

• Frequent subscription promotions with British Airways, Historic Houses Association and Great British Heritage Pass, as well as through all VisitBritain’s UK and USA connections.

• News trade- leading UK newsagents including WHSmith and Barnes & Noble in the USA

• Other outlets- including British Airways and Virgin Atlantic first-class Airport lounges, Eurostar lounges, selected VisitBritain offices including New York and Los Angeles, British embassies and consulates worldwide, Britain & London Visitor Centre, 4 and 5 star hotels throughout the UK, leading spas and members’ clubs and UK Tourist Information centres.

For further information including subscriptions and distribution, a taster of editorial content and to sign up to our free monthly Britain enewsletter, go to Britain magazine online or subscribe now.

Editorial enquiries: Jessica Tooze

Advertising sales enquiries: Natasha Syed


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