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Christmas in Covent GardenThe covered market at Covent Garden and the surrounding area is filled with 115,000 lights, a 55 foot Christmas tree, decorated with over 30,000 lights, and new light installations for 2018. Celebrations start with the Christmas lights 'switch on' on Tuesday 13th November led by The Kingdom Choir who performed at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan in May. The festivities continue with 'Black Tie Day' (a stylish twist on Black Friday), just one of a series of late night shopping events which follow on Thursday 6th, 13th and 20th December. New for 2018 is an 'infinity chamber' light installation in Conduit Court - find it on Floral Street, home to Paul Smith and The Shop at Bluebird. The magnificent reindeer statue on the East Piazza returns to this picturesque area known for its festive lighting extravaganzas.

 

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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  24% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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 £179  27% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
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Christmas in Covent Garden, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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Christmas in Covent Garden, West Street, WC2H | 4 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
The late Sue Townsend's best-selling comedy novel about a misunderstood, hapless teenager experiencing teen angst becomes a musical. Set in 1980s Leicester, this critically acclaimed stage ...More
 
 
 
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Christmas in Covent Garden, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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Linbury Theatre
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Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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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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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44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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
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17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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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35 The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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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Meat Market, Jubilee Hall, 1 Tavistock Court, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Christmas in Covent Garden
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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h Club London
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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The Salisbury
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Grays & Feather
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26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Blame Gloria
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20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Christmas in Covent Garden
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