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August Bank Holiday in Covent Garden

A long weekend deserves good company, great food and a cocktail or two! In the height of summer, alfresco dining takes centre stage on the Piazza and surrounding streets. Make Covent Garden your Bank Holiday Weekend destination this August with plenty to do whether you're visiting with family or friends!

Discover 20 things to do this August Bank Holiday...

Bank Holiday Dining

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Sunshine and Dine

There's nothing quite like soaking in the rays whilst tucking into your favourite Covent Garden dishes, alfresco style. Discover our range of participating restaurants.

→ Al Fresco in Covent Garden
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Cocktail Hour

Sip, sip hooray for the bank holiday. Why not take the opportunity to uncover your new favourite hidden bars!

→ Discover the Hidden Bars of Covent Garden

The Wizarding World invites you...

To experience the cinematic magic of Harry Potter, right in the heart of Covent Garden.
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Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition

Explore behind the scenes moments from your favourite Harry Potter and Fantastic Beast films. Discover props used in the movies and clips from behind the big screen.

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The Butterbeer Bar and Shop

Visit the Butterbeer Bar for wizarding snacks and refreshments - No tickets or reservations needed! Shop your favourite Wizarding World merchandise this Bank Holiday.

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Bullards Gin Masterclasses

From free gin tasting to full gin cocktail masterclasses, Bullards has the ultimate experience whether your budget is big or small this Bank Holiday Weekend. Become a mixology expert or uncover your new favourite gin flavour with a selection of flavours, some even inspired by the heritage of Covent Garden.

With walk-in sessions or pre-booking available, add Bullards to your Covent Garden things to do checklist. Suitable for groups or couples.

£0 - Gin Tasting Experience

£10 - Perfect Serve Experience

£30 -  Bullards Gin Experience

£50 - Bullards Cocktail Masterclass

Bullards is dog friendly. Experiences available for 18+ only.

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Peloton Studios

Located on Floral Street, the Peloton Studios London will be open to the public from August 19th, just in time to have a Bank Holiday weekend spin! This state-of-the-art European flagship is home to fitness classes and broadcasts to the Peloton community.

Classes can be booked via the Peloton Studio website and cost £25 for a single treat or cycle class. For further information, visit their website.

Catch a theatre show in the West End

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Aura Reading at The Alkemistry

Using innovative technology to read your aura, this experience at The Alkemistry on Floral Street is a magical way to see an insight into your energy and personality. 

To remember your experience, you’ll receive a polaroid picture and information to delve further into your aura – each one is unique, and the colours captured and positioning hold different meanings.

Redeem the cost of your aura reading against jewellery in-store and even bring your pooch along to this family friendly experience.

→ Introducing Aura Reading at The Alkemistry

Makeovers in London's 'Best Beauty Quarter'

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Treat yourself this Bank Holiday

From luxury brands and designer brands, Covent Garden offers the ultimate shopping destination to indulge in. Discover beauty, fashion, technology and more set in the iconic Market Hall and surrounding streets.

→ Discover Covent Garden stores
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Charlie and Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

Experience the ultimate afternoon tea for the whole family, from big kids to children, immerse yourself in the world of Roald Dahl's magical literature with the Charlie and Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych.

→ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
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New pop up: Lisa Eldridge

📍 10 Market Building, Covent Garden 

🗓 Until September

Calling all beauty lovers! Discover Lisa Eldridge's second pop up in Covent Garden the 'Carnival of Colour'. Explore her latest range of lipstick colours and foundations for the ultimate pop of summer colour - For a limited time only!

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Apple Summer Camp

📍 Apple store, Covent Garden
🗓Until 31st August 

Looking for family fun this August Bank Holiday? Visit the Apple store in Covent Garden for their 'Apple Summer Camp'. Take part in celebrating planet Earth with their free storytelling journey to create a comic book using their iPad products in-store. Suitable for kids aged 8 - 12 and their families

Experience free sessions in-store and online that inspire hands-on creativity in photography, art, design, video, coding, music and more. Brought to you by Apple.

→ Apple