Fancy ushering in the brand new year with a fireworks display? That is what most people would do -- grab a vantage point in whatever city that you are living in and see the wonders of gunpowder light up the sky in a myriad of colors. For those who are living in London, you will be privy to one of the world’s best New Year’s Eve celebrations and fireworks display if you would like to spend your time at the world famous London Eye that is located on the South Bank of the River Thames.
Livestream of London New Year’s Eve 2017
BBC will be on hand to deliver a livestream of the New Year's Eve celebration live this coming December 31. Of course it would be best if you were to be there yourself, but the next best thing would be the see it in Full High Definition glory from the comfort of your living room. After all, the crew at BBC will deliver a 360-degree panoramic view of the celebrations, making sure that all grounds are covered in the process. You will be able to find out more about their New Year’s Eve 2017 celebrations across various BBC programs here. Do take note that the livestream will kick off at 11.50 p.m. (0000 GMT) as the main event kicks off at midnight. The 360-degree video can be viewed as long as you have the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Opera running on your computer. Those who prefer to do the viewing on a mobile device (iOS or Android), you can catch it via the YouTube app.
Other livestream options: BBC iPlayer, Video Downloads, BBC Store
Watching the New Year’s Eve 2017 celebrations and fireworks in London on the TV is one thing, but what if something came up and you were unable to catch it on TV, or are commuting halfway and would not like to miss out on the revelry? Fret not, there is always the livestream option, and those who would like to catch it on BBC’s iPlayer will be able to do so not in real time, but just a short while after broadcast. It would definitely be less than a day’s delay, so do not worry, you won’t be left out of the conversation with your friends and family when you meet them because you have already caught it on the BBC iPlayer.
As for those who are able to find the time to sit in front of the TV simply because you hate to brave the crowd and mingle around, at the stroke of midnight, 0000 GMT, you will be able to catch the New Year’s Eve 2017 celebrations and fireworks in London live on the BBC News Channel and BBC One. Only those viewing Scotland and Scotland HD channels will miss out on this, so do take note of that.
I want a recording of it all!
While you can always use your Personal Video Recorder (PVR) device to capture all of the live TV channels and perform an edit by yourself later on, why not save yourself all of that hassle and purchase the New Year’s Eve 2017 celebrations and fireworks in London from the BBC Store or through a video download?