Whether you will be enjoying a poolside game of gin rummy in Florida, sipping a Mojito in Cuba, horseback-riding on the Bahamas or just watching Bond movie in your backyard, here are five essentials to help you enjoy it in style.
Sir Roger Moore, the legendary film star who played the iconic role of James Bond, is to play a series of exclusive dates at theatres around the UK. Following the huge success of his tours over the last two years, Sir Roger will return with eleven new dates in Autumn 2014, opening at the St David's Hall in Cardiff on 16th September.
If you were thinking of getting an original Sophie Harley Algerian Love Knot necklace for your Bond girl, this is the time to get it. For a limited time, you get an exclusive print of the original design sketches made by Sophie Harley.
A teaser poster for Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For, featuring Eva Green in a see-through robe has reportedly been deemed inappropriate by the MPAA (Motion Picture Association for America). Just one more reason to show the poster of one of the best Bond Girls:
Tailor Anthony Sinclair, best known for providing the suits for Sean Connery in his James Bond movies, launched a collection of knitted neckties in 24 different colours to celebrate the upcoming production of the next 007 film Bond 24.
The Aston Martin DBS driven by Sir Roger Moore in the British television series The Persuaders!, estimated at £350,000-550,000, will be offered at the Bonhams Aston Martin Works Sale on the 17th of May, 2014, together with several James Bond related lots.
On September 13th 2014, the James Bond Club Switzerland hosts an exclusive event "Goldfinger Reloaded" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movie Goldfinger on the original movie locations in Andermatt, Realp and Furkapass in Switzerland.
On the BBC Radio 4 website you can now listen to an excellent audio dramatisation of Ian Fleming's On Her Majesty's Secret Service, starring actor Toby Stephens as James Bond. The audio stream is available until May 10th 2014, listen to it here. The dramatisation was first broadcast on Saturday May 3rd 2014 on BBC Radio 4.
The Norwegian James Bond-magasinet, together with From Sweden with Love, has organised a big event to celebrate this September's fiftieth anniversary of the release of Goldfinger (1964). The event will be held at the luxury cinema Kino Victoria on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Goldfinger is considered the most iconic and influential James Bond film.
On April 12th 2014 the new German James Bond fan club was officially announced in Frankfurt, Germany. A few years have passed since the long-running and well-liked Bondklub Deutschland closed down, but whenever a door closes, another one opens. Such was the case when the new James Bond Club Germany (or "James Bond Club Deutschland") was successfully founded.
Action and animation is the predominant theme of the latest MI6 Confidential issue: an exclusive in-depth interview with action unit supremo Vic Armstrong, the stunt team behind the fiery climax to Licence To Kill, the secret history of the often overlooked spin-off James Bond Jr. and the successful spy series Archer with the cast and crew.
The gas station Aurora in Andermatt, Switzerland, a famous filming location in the movie Goldfinger (1964) in the Swiss Alps, will be closed on April 23rd 2014, in the same year that the Goldfinger movie celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Sunspel, the company that developed the shirts for James Bond (Daniel Craig) in the movie Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, currently offers a Riviera set of the three Sunspel Riviera shirts seen in Casino Royale, and a Riviera Polo Shirt set.
Bond In Motion, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles, is now for the first time on display in London. The extensive exhibition, previously located at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, is totally at home at its new digs: the London Film Museum at Covent Garden.
In 2013, Aston Martin celebrated its 100 year anniversary with several events organised around the world. American Bond fan Ronald Zaguli visited the Aston Martin Centenary celebrations at Kensington Gardens in London in July 2013 and shares his experience and photos.
The final vehicles that are to be included in the Bond In Motion exhibition were loaded into the London Film Museum in Covent Garden today. The exhibition is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles and will be on display for the first time in London from 21 March.
MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its twenty-fourth issue. All cinematic icons have their backroom stalwarts, and this issue pays homage to four of them.
Online marketplace eBay is a valuable source for any Bond collector looking for new and vintage collectibles. On a regular basis, Bond Lifestyle will highlight some of the more unique or rare items and a list of items that should always be on your watch list.
Bond In Motion, the largest official collection of James Bond vehicles, which was exhibited at The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu in 2012 and 2013, will come to the London Film Museum in March 2014.