Forty years of London with Time Out

Time Out celebrates 40 years of bringing you the finest in London arts and entertainment with our pick of the capital's heroes, a look back at iconic magazine covers from the last four decades and interviews with global stars from Time Outs around the world

  • Forty years of London with Time Out

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  • Get 2 for 1 entry with Time Out's Art Pass

    As our birthday present to you, we're offering 2 for 1 entry to the capital's finest art events including including Cold War Modern, Design Cities and the Zoo Art Fair.

    40th birthday London heroes

    As chosen by us, the capital's finest from the worlds of art, culture, music, sport, fashion, film and more. Damien Hirst to Dame Helen Mirren; Norman Foster to Norman Jay.

    40th birthday London heroes picture gallery

    You've read the interviews, now see specially shot portraits of Time Out’s London heroes.

    Covers archive

    The iconic Time Out magazine covers have become part of the physical fabric of London. Explore the entire archive of nearly 2,000 covers, and vote for your favourite.

    Download the first issue Time Out magazine for free

    Published in August 1968, with listings for 'Buildings', 'Blueish Movies', 'Puppets' and 'Rabbit Food', Time Out set out as it meant to go on.

    International heroes

    Time Out magazines in cities across four continents interviewed their local heroes for this birthday special.

    Buy the 40th birthday special edition of Time Out magazine

    Get your hands on an old-fashioned paper copy of the 40th birthday issue of Time Out London. It's sure to become a collector's item! Plus, spot the fake Time Out cover on display at the Museum of London and win classic editions of Time Out magazine.

    Buy Time Out’s ‘London Calling’ book

    Forty years of London arts, culture, entertainment and politics as reported in the pages of Time Out magazine are condensed into this indispensable portrait of the capital.








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