Events

John Barry Set For Posthumous Classic Brit Award [Contact Music]

April 29th, 2011 by

According to an article published by Contact Music, John Barry, who died in January, is to be awarded a Classic Brit Award in May. In addition to this there will be a concert to commemorate his work at the Royale Albert Hall, featuring Timothy Dalton and Sir Michael Caine. Read John Barry Set For Posthumous […]

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007 to feature at Valencia film festival

April 9th, 2011 by

James Bond is to featured at Valencia’s 23rd Action and Adventure Festival, which takes place between 11th – 14th April. The festival includes a conference in which various panellists discuss various aspects of the fictional spy, while visitors will be able to see the BMW used in Goldeneye and the bike from Tomorrow Never Dies. […]

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Forrest Gump beats 007 as greatest film character of all time [The Telegraph]

March 25th, 2011 by

It’s hard to believe, but Forrest Gump trumped James Bond as the greatest character in the history of the movies in a poll by ABC News and People magazine. Out of more than half a million films made by Hollywood the character portrayed by Tom Hanks ranked top in the biggest ever poll of moviegoers… […]

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From Russia With Love poster pistol sells for £277,250 [MI6]

November 30th, 2010 by

MI6 has a story about a pistol used on the poster artwork with Sean Connery was recently sold at auction for ten times its estimate: A pistol held by Sean Connery as James Bond in a poster to promote the 1963 film From Russia With Love has sold at auction for £277,250 ($436,828 USD). And […]

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Rare Opportunity To See Ian Fleming’s Watch Ticking

September 7th, 2010 by

Ian Fleming's Rolex Explorer

Ian Fleming’s personal James Bond watch is not kept wound while it’s on display as part of the increasingly popular “Bond Watches, James Bond Watches” exhibit. So when attendees arrive for the special “Bond Enthusiasts Weekend,” September 10 and 11, they’ll be in for a special treat. This most famous James Bond watch in the […]

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World’s Most Famous Car Visits New York Prior to Hitting the Auction Block in London

September 6th, 2010 by

The Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond – Sean Connery – in Goldfinger and Thunderball to make only U.S. appearance in advance of its October auction sale.

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James Bond’s secret weapon comes to Diss [Diss Express]

August 16th, 2010 by

Little Nellie is going to make an appearance at a vintage car and motor bike rally to be held in Diss on Sunday 23rd August according to an article in the Diss Express. The gyrocopter featured in You Only Live Twice starring Sean Connery and while the film itself draws a mixed response from fans, […]

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‘The Music of Bond’ concert at the Royal Albert Hall

August 15th, 2010 by

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Britain’s most popular secret agent as guest West End vocalists thrill you with the theme songs that form such an essential part of the ‘Bond experience’. Featuring favourite highlights from Goldfinger, Licence To Kill, The Spy Who Loved Me, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die, Dr. No, From Russia […]

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Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 to appear at Stoke Park

June 16th, 2010 by

One of the Aston Martin DB5s that appeared in Goldfinger is set to make an appearance at Stoke Park’s Midnight Classic on June 24th, scene of the golf match between James Bond and Auric Goldfinger. The car – which is kitted out with some of the gadgets that appeared in the film – will be […]

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James Bond Enthusiasts Weekend

June 5th, 2010 by

Ever thought of what it would be like to live a night in the alluring world of James Bond?  Are you up to the challenge of testing your knowledge of 007 film and book trivia in competition against some of the most passionate aficionados anywhere? Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 10 through […]

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