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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar Plum Fairy herself officially switches on the Covent Garden Christmas Lights on Tuesday 15th November 2016. The covered market and surrounding area are filled with Tchaikovsky's notable score to The Nutcracker as the decorations - including over 45 mistletoe chandeliers and 80,000 pealights - are lit up. Notorious for its festive lighting extravaganzas, Covent Garden is one of London's most magical areas at Christmas, with mistletoe for the romantics and a LEGO installation for families.

 

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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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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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
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  38% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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 £136  42% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th February to 14th March 2017
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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 12th February 2017
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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 2016
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London > Attractions > Museums
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London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
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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 2016
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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DATES  15th November 2016 to 2nd January 2017
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The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar Plum Fairy herself officially switches on the Covent Garden Christmas Lights on Tuesday 15th November 2016. The covered market and surrounding area are filled with Tchaikovsky's notable score to The Nutcracker as the decorations - inc... More about this event
 
 

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