Covent Garden – Our guide to the best events in London

Find out what’s on in Covent Garden with our guide to the best events and attractions in Covent Garden.

Theatre show in London: Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

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to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
 
Musical in London: Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Theatre show in London: Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

 

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?
 
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of a Lola, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs.
 
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
Theatre show in London: Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre 'Stepping Out' has an amazing cast that includes Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Tamzin Outhwaite.
 
Opera in London: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnbeg at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Wagner's comic opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg".
Classical music in London: Human Seasons at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House 'The Human Seasons' was inspired by John Keats' poem, which explains our lives as a cycle of seasons, from Spring to Winter.
 
Classical music in London: After The Rain at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House and Royal Ballet will be putting on a production of Christopher Wheeldon's "After The Rain".
Musical in London: 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
 
Opera in London: Madam Butterfly at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' tells of the doomed love that Cio-Cio-San has for the American naval officer Pinkerton.
Classical music in London: Jewels at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House Jewels is a three-act ballet by George Balanchine which uses the music of Faure, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky.
 
Opera in London: Exterminating Angel at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on the premiere of Thomas Ades new opera, "The Exterminating Angel"
Classical music in London: Mayerling at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan's greatest ballet, "Mayerling".
Opera in London: Don Carlo at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be performing Verdi's "Don Carlo", an opera about love, ambition and intrigue in Spain.
Classical music in London: Strapless at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Christopher Wheeldon's one-act ballet, "Strapless".
 
Classical music in London: Vertiginous Thrill Of Exactitude at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be performing 'The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude' by William Forsythe.
Classical music in London: Tarantella at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine's "Tarantella".
 
Opera in London: L Elisir D Amore at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House Donizetti's comedy opera "L'elisir d'amore" tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.
Classical music in London: Marguerite And Armand at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of Frederick Ashton's "Marguerite and Armand".
 
Classical music in London: The Dream at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing 'The Dream', which is based on William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
Classical music in London: Symphonic Variations at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Frederick Ashton's "Symphonic Variations".
 
Opera in London: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Opera in London: Otello at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House "Otello" uses Shakespeare's tragic plot as the basis for one of Verdi's best-loved opera scores.
 
Opera in London: Mitridate Re Di Ponto at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of one of Mozart's early operas, "Mitridate, re di Ponto"
Opera in London: Turandot at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is putting on a production of Puccini's "Turandot", famous for its dramatic aria "Nessun Dorma".
 
Opera in London: Merchant Of Venice at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice', by Andre Tchaikowsky.
 
 
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