London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Royal Albert Hall wins prestigious award
Published: Thursday 12th of February 2009
One of London's best-loved attractions has been given the nod for a prestigious industry award.
The Royal Albert Hall, in the upmarket Kensington area of the capital, has been awarded International Theatre of the Year at the 2009 Pollstar Awards.
This important US ceremony, which this year celebrated its 20th anniversary, saw the venue come in ahead of stiff competition from the likes of Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Olympia in Paris.
Elsewhere at the ceremony, AC/DC received a gong for Major Tour of the Year ahead of British favourites Coldplay, while British rock legend and former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant's collaboration with Alison Krauss received the award for Most Creative Tour Package.
LondonPass holders can enjoy free admission to a guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall, which is a saving of £8 for adults. Pass holders can also take advantage of a ten per cent discount on selected merchandise on the gift shop.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum
Saturday 13th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come and bear witness to musical magnificence at Westminster Abbey
Friday 12th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come see the amazing courtship of the cranes at London Wetland Centre
Thursday 11th of April 2013 London attractions: Celebrations take off at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Museum
Tuesday 9th of April 2013 There is hardly a better fortress than the Tower of London and if you're a visitor looking for...
Tuesday 9th of April 2013 London attractions: Discover the city with a London Bicycle Tour