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London Eye lit up red
  • Thursday March 8th 2018
  • Press Release

18 years of London’s most iconic attraction

This Friday (9th March 2018), the Coca-Cola London Eye will turn 18 – marking 18 years as one of London’s most iconic attractions.

London Eye on Southbank with blue skies
  • Wednesday March 29th 2017
  • Press Release

World Autism Awareness Day

In 2016 the London Eye and other Merlin attractions worked with UK organisation Autism Parent Empower to showcase how our sites are Autism Aware, and following a request from the founder we’re delighted to give this organisation and some special guest families affected by autism the opportunity to switch on the lights.

Children celebrating Horrid Henry on London Eye
  • Monday February 27th 2017
  • Press Release

School children enjoy sky-high reading from Horrid Henry author to celebrate World Book Day

To kick off World Book Day week, Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon takes part in a sky-high reading from her £1 book to children from Westminster Cathedral RC Primary School aboard the Coca-Cola London Eye. World Book Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on Thursday 2 March 2017. Horrid Henry Funny Fact Files is one of 10 £1 books that children can redeem at bookshops using their £1 World Book Day book token.

London Eye chinese new year
  • Friday January 13th 2017
  • Press Release

The Coca-Cola London Eye hosts a weekend of celebrations for Chinese New Year and the year of the Rooster

From 27 - 29 January the Coca-Cola London Eye will be hosting a weekend of surprise and delight moments to celebrate London’s Chinese New Year including Dragon dancers, Chinese fortune cookies, appearances from family favourite Kung Fu Panda and a special red and gold light show.

London Eye lit up red at night
  • Thursday December 1st 2016
  • Press Release

Experience the Joy of Christmas on London’s South Bank

Christmas is coming to the Coca-Cola London Eye and London’s South Bank with festive ADVENT-ures this December, including a visit from the famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck!

London Eye at night lit up white
  • Thursday November 17th 2016
  • Press Release

Coca-Cola London Eye to be lit up for BBC Breakfast Shine A Light on Cancer week


Landmarks across the UK, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, are lighting up this Thursday 17 November, in support of BBC Breakfast’s Shine a Light on Cancer series, which runs from today Monday 14 Nov to Friday 18 Nov.

Two women on London Eye celebrating International Day Of the Girl
  • Tuesday October 11th 2016
  • Press Release

The Coca-Cola London Eye marks International Day of the Girl as female stars take to the sky to speed-mentor 250 schoolgirls

Southbank Centre’s WOW - Women of the World, the global festival promoting equality for women and girls, celebrated the UN International Day of the Girl with a fifth annual day of activities today including a mass speed-mentoring session on the Coca-Cola London Eye.

Royal family on London Eye
  • Monday October 10th 2016
  • Press Release, Royal

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry celebrate World Mental Health Day at the London Eye with Heads Together

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry today celebrated the support we give each other through difficult times at a special World Mental Health Day at County Hall and the Coca-Cola London Eye for Heads Together, their campaign to change the conversation on mental health.

The Crown Netflix
  • Wednesday October 5th 2016
  • Press Release

The Coca-Cola London Eye to host speakers series dedicated to Netflix hit ‘The Crown’ this November

A six part speaker series with industry experts running for a limited time only.

Two dancers in front of London Eye
  • Tuesday August 2nd 2016
  • Press Release

Glowing for Gold!

This August, the Coca-Cola London Eye is ready for Rio and set to celebrate Team GB with a special light show to be displayed every evening the team wins a gold medal.

Donkeys on Westminster bridge
  • Wednesday July 20th 2016
  • Family Friendly, Press Release

Get a kick out of summer! Talking Donkeys coming to South Bank

Donkey rides with a difference are coming to London’s South Bank. Families can book free rides from 26 to 28 July through Eventbrite.

Polkemon logo
  • Tuesday July 19th 2016
  • Announcement

Pokemon Go guidelines at the Merlin Entertainments London Attractions

Those looking to ‘catch em all’ should remember to play the game safely and be aware of their surrounding environments. There are many guests visiting our London attractions, which include the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium, London Dungeon, Shrek's Adventure! London and Madame Tussauds London, and therefore safety is paramount.

Guide dogs on London Eye
  • Tuesday July 19th 2016
  • Press Release

The Coca-Cola London Eye helps Guide Dogs For the Blind to train this year’s new canine recruits

Puppies travel on the Coca-Cola London Eye as part of their training to graduate into Guide Dogs.

London Eye River Cruise on Thames
  • Wednesday June 22nd 2016
  • Press Release

Twitter reaction to the BBC’s EU Referendum debate lights up the Coca-Cola London Eye

Last night, Twitter teamed up with the Coca-Cola London Eye (@TheLondonEye) to reveal the live reaction during the BBC’s flagship EU Referendum debate at The SSE Arena in Wembley, with a special light show to demonstrate the share of #Remain and #Leave tweets throughout the live broadcast.

People standing in front of london eye in gym wear
  • Thursday June 16th 2016
  • Press Release

Get active on the Coca-Cola London Eye with Barry's Bootcamp

Barry’s Bootcamp, the international fitness phenomenon, is taking fitness to new heights this summer, with an exclusive takeover of the Coca-Cola London Eye. Barry’s London has taken the capital by storm since its arrival in the UK three years ago and will now deliver the famous Barry’s experience far above London – with all proceeds from the event going to charity.