Things to do in Covent Garden this week
Here is your weekly roundup of the best events, exclusive moments and miss-this-miss-out experiences in Covent Garden this week.
LONDON CALLED, GLOSSIER ANSWERED
What: The cult beauty brand all over your Instagram feed has popped up in Covent Garden and in true Glossier style the space is an insta-dream. Shop the full collection whilst being helped by their incredible in store team and don't forget to get THAT selfie in front of the millennial pink rooftop.
The finer details: Open until 9th February.
NOW OPEN: APC
What: Created by Jean Touitou in 1987, A.P.C. is a French clothing brand, authentic and accessible by way of its style, prices and philosophy. While A.P.C. first gained renown for its classic jeans in raw denim, the brand now offers a complete collection of men's and women's clothing and accessories that embodies a simple, casual elegance.
The finer details: APC is now open at 17 Floral Street.
BACON SCONES, BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
What: Frenchie is making Christmas last a little bit longer by allowing you to still take home a box of their iconic Bacon Scones. Frenchie’s bacon scones with maple syrup and Cornish clotted cream are know to be one of the best dishes in Covent Garden and this is a chance to have yours and take them home too!
The finer details: Call or visit the restaurant to get your box of 3 or 9 scones.
BOND, JAMES BOND
What: The ultimate exhibition for any Bond fan just got better! Action vehicles from the new James Bond film No Time To Die now on show at Bond In Motion, which is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world. Included in the new display are James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 stunt replica with damage and bullet hits, James Bond’s Aston Martin V8, James Bond’s Land Rover Series III from Jamaica, Ash’s New Land Rover Defender 110 with continuity damage from Norway sequence, Primo’s Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE as seen in Matera, Italy and Nomi’s Royal Alloy GT125 scooter from Jamaica.
The finer details: Open seven days a week, the London Film Museum cost £14.50 for adults, children and concessions £9.50 and under 5s go free
What: The entrance area of Galeria Melissa features hanging stars and against giant video screens, while a larger space in the basement houses mirrored walls and pillars and even more hanging stars.
The entrance space video shows a surreal desert world, with heat rising from every surface and glistening shards in ever-changing colours.
The finer details: Free to go in and here until 31st January
HUBBUB POLLUTION PAVILLION
What: A stunning, interactive ‘Pollution Pavilion’ has landed in Covent Garden’s iconic Piazza to spark a national conversation about air pollution. It’s the work of environmental charity Hubbub, who are urging people to help make this pressing issue a political priority wherever they live.
Step through the interactive display and learn more about the #airweshare
The finer details: On the East Piazza until 26th January
DONATE AND DO GOOD
What: Miller Harris is making it so easy to help those in need this January. Bring any piece of clothing to Miller Harris Covent Garden between 13th and 23rd January and Miller Harris will exchange it for one of our fully reusable silk scarves. Your once loved piece will be donated to Cancer Research.
The finer details: Visit Miller Harris in the Market Building between now and 23rd January
VEGANS OF LDN POP UP
What: Galeria Melissa is joining forces with Vegan London: Food & Lifestyle for a curated selection of independent vegan producers to create a beautiful pop up in Covent Garden. In the pop up market you will find: Candles by Self Care Co, Snacks by Brave, Zine by Bright, Refreshments by Lemonaid, Watches by Votch
The finer details: Until 31st January in Galeria Melissa
CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE RAT
What: We have created the ultimate round-up of all the best in-store events and offers celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat in Covent Garden! Did you know the rat is the first Chinese Zodiac sign and is seen as smart and wise?
The finer details: Click here to discover the edit
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