What's Happening in Covent Garden

We’ve rounded up the best events in Covent Garden to help you plan your next visit. Whether it’s events on the Piazza, seasonal collections in-store or discovering the latest new openings in the neighbourhood, we’ve got you covered.

Neon Wonderland

Chila Burman has taken over the historic Market Building with a new immersive large scale art installation. Launched on 26th August, Burman brings her vast neon sculptures into the South Hall of the Market Building, transforming the space into a giant neon wonderland. The installation will be in place until October.

The lights in the Market Building will be on daily from 7am until 12am and the James Street tiger will be on from 7am until 11pm.

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A View Of The Auditorium © ROH 2016. Photograph By Sim Canetty Clarke

Royal Opera House tours are back

The Royal Opera House guided tours are back – offering visitors a chance to step into the stunning Covent Garden site, hear about its colourful history, and find out what it takes to stage a production in one of the world’s leading theatres.

The full offering includes three returning favourites: the classic ROH Tour,  Velvet, Gilt and Glamour and Legends and Landmarks It will also include, for the first time ever, the Pride of the ROH Tour

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Mr Brainwash at Clarendon Fine Art

Mr. Brainwash, legendary LA street artist and star of Banksy’s Oscar-nominated film Exit thought the Gift Shop, is flying into London to open the capital’s most exciting new destination gallery,   Clarendon Fine Art in Covent Garden. The global megastar will launch a spectacular new collection of artworks to the UK public exclusively through Clarendon and the exhibition will be open to the public from Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 30th September.  Don’t miss the opportunity to view this high-octane gallery exhibition from the man described by his friend Banksy as ‘a force of nature, a phenomenon’

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Plan your visit

24 Hours in Covent Garden

If you had 24 hours to spend in Covent Garden, what would you do? Discover our guide to 24 hours in Covent Garden.

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72 Hours in Covent Garden

Three days in Covent Garden? You lucky thing! Discover our guide to spending 72 hours in Covent Garden.

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Colour of Creativity

This September, Covent Garden will be the home of culture and creativity with many brands across the entire neighbourhood celebrating Chila’s neon wonderland and drawing inspiration from it. Read on to discover what is happening in and around the Piazza.

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Tusk Lion Trail

The lions have landed in Covent Garden and we are thrilled to be a part of the world wide Tusk Lion Trail 2021. Our lions can be found in Central Avenue of the Market Building and at the Piazza entrance to the Royal Opera House. The lion inside the Market Building has been designed by Adam Dant who was inspired by the many London pubs named after the lion with motifs usually seen on the classic British tavern. The other lion is designed by Paul Onditi and reflects the growing impact and challenge of human wildlife conflict faced by communities living alongside national parks.

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One-of-a-kind in-store experiences

With over 200 stores to choose from, Covent Garden is one of London’s hottest shopping destinations.

From complimentary beauty makeovers to monogramming and personalisation services, we’ve rounded up the very best services and experiences on offer in the area.

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Covent Garden London Lakwena Flags Nothing Can Separate Us (1)

Nothing will separate us. These powerful words are on technicolour flags designed and created by the incredibly talented artist, Lakwena. Soaring high above King Street in Covent Garden they will be in place for the summer and match the colourful bollards on Floral Street.