Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND JANUARY 2016

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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015Notorious for its festive lighting extravaganzas, Covent Garden is one of London's most magical areas at Christmas. From 12th November the area is decorated with over 320 metres of garlands, 100,000 pealights, London's biggest hand-picked Christmas tree and a giant 22-feet tall silver reindeer. In 2015 the Christmas decorations, created by celebrated production designer Michael Howells, are themed around 'Meet Me Under the Mistletoe' with the Market Building illuminated by more than 40 magnificent mistletoe chandeliers - each ranging from 2.5 to 3.5 metres in size - and adorned with close to 700 glistening berries. The switch-on opens with London's first Mulled Wine Festival, from 12th to 14th November, and the grand unveiling takes place at 6pm on Thursday 12th November with music from a capella group AfterParty.

 

About Covent Garden Piazza

This is where Covent Garden Market takes place but there's also an open-air cobbled area where miming and juggling acts can often be found. The 40ish market stalls sell a variety of quality goods: antiques, craft items, pictures and handmade clothing so it's a great place to find gifts. More about Covent Garden Piazza

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £25  32% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £137  29% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  41% off
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Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 8th January 2017
Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
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The Entertainer
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August to 12th November 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh and John Hurt, who returns to the London stage for the first time in a decade, in this production of John ...More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
35 The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
TV chef Raymond Blanc brings his French accent to British dining with Brasserie Blanc, a chain of restaurants with branches in several UK cities including Bristol, ... More
 
 
 
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MEATmarket
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Meat Market, Jubilee Hall, 1 Tavistock Court, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
With queues stretching around the corner at their MEATliquor restaurant carnivores can rest easy now that Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins, the team behind the hugely ... More
 
 
 
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The Crusting Pipe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
27 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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London Capital Computer College
London > Education > Professional Training
38 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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The Hospital Club
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 

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Great Christmas Pudding RaceGreat Christmas Pudding RaceGreat Christmas Pudding RaceYou're familiar with the egg and spoon race. Well how about the Christmas Pudding Race? Covent Garden Piazza swells with spectators as about 150 contestants in teams of six don fancy dress and race around a course strewn with flour-filled balloons, foam jets and other obstacles - all while trying to balance a Christmas pudding on a flimsy plate! Th2016-12-03T00:00:00+00002016-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Covent Garden Piazza,   Covent Garden      WC2E 9DD
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event > Seasonal > Christmas
PRICING  Free to watch | £25 registration fee for teams
DATES  Saturday 3rd December 2016
VENUE  Covent Garden Piazza 
You're familiar with the egg and spoon race. Well how about the Christmas Pudding Race? Covent Garden Piazza swells with spectators as about 150 contestants in teams of six don fancy dress and race around a course strewn with flour-filled balloons, foam jets and other obstacles - all while trying to balance a Christmas pudding on a flimsy plate! Th... More about this event
 
 

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Nabucco
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

"With this opera, it can truly be said that my artistic career began" were the words of Giuseppe Verdi following ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
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Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Iris Theatre presents a promenade production of William Shakespeare's comedy based around politics of the court....More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 22nd October 2016 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2015

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
 
 
 
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