BBC Tours + CBBC Tours in London and Salford
If you are looking for fun interactive tour ideas BBC Tours offer a great choice for old and young alike.
BBC Tour of Broadcasting House (London) Age 9+
Experience the BBC’s brand new multimedia broadcasting centre in the heart of London. Get a camera’s eye view via our big screen into some of the studios broadcasting to the nation such as the Six O’Clock News and Radio 1, as well as hearing about the rich history of the building and the BBC. You’ll see the new state of the art newsroom and have a chance to reading the news and weather on the interactive news set! Learn how BBC Radio Drama is made and have a go at making your very own radio play complete with music and sound effects! Production schedules permitting, you may get the chance to peek into the newly restored Radio Theatre where Radio 2 concerts and popular radio comedy shows such as Just a Minute, the News Quiz and The Now Show have recently been recorded.
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (Salford) Age 9+
The BBC’s new home in the North of England is one of the most ambitious projects in the BBC’s history. The doors are now open so you can take a peek behind the scenes. It is now home to several BBC channels and programmes including Match Of The Day, Dragons’ Den, Blue Peter, BBC Breakfast, Radio 5 Live and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, to name just a few.
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK (Salford) Age 6+
Children aged between 6 years and 11 years will love the brand new CBBC Interactive Tour at MediaCityUK. MediaCityUK is the brand new home for CBBC. This is where many popular CBBC programmes are made, including Blue Peter and Newsround. You will be able to have a go at being a CBBC presenter or find out how it feels to present the news and weather. As well as all the interactivity, you will discover what goes on behind the scenes! For children aged 6 to 11 – see the home of programmes such as Blue Peter and Newsround.
How to arrange the tour date and time
You can either call our customer services team or contact us for dates and times that are available . To get the date and time you want please allow at least 14 days to get the date you want as demand is high particularly for Saturdays and during school holidays.
BBC Tour of Broadcasting House (London): Adult (16+): £17 Child (9-15): £13 Students: £13
BBC Tour of MediaCityUK (Salford): Adult (16+): £12 Child (9-15): £8.50 Students: £11
CBBC Tour of MediaCityUK (Salford): Adult (12+): £12 Child (6-11): £8.50 Students: £11
1 ½ hours
BBC Tour of Broadcasting House (London) - 7 days a week (available from April 2013)
BBC Tour of MediaCityUK (Salford) - Mon, Tue & Wed at 10.30, 12.30 & 3pm & Sat and Sun at 10.30 & 3.30pm
CBBC Tour of MediaCityUK (Salford) - Sat & Sun at 13.15, 13.30, 15.15 and 15.30