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. You can catch the popular musical Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre until April.
 
Musical in London: Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre

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to Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.
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.
 
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.
Musical in London: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
 
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? The theatre play Play That Goes Wrong will be running until September at the Duchess Theatre.
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 and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
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: The Dresser at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood's greatest play -- 'The Dresser'.
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
Theatre show in London: Dead Funny at Vaudeville Theatre

 

to Vaudeville Theatre When Benny Hill and Frankie Howard drop dead, Eleanor discovers what's more important - the Dead Funny Society or her marriage.
Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
Opera in London: Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House

 

Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
Theatre show in London: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

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to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
Theatre show in London: Saint Joan at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw's classic play, "Saint Joan".
 
Childrens event in London at Benjamin Franklin House

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Benjamin Franklin House The Benjamin Franklin House will be throwing a little 18th-century style party for kids, with carols and wreath making.
Comedy in London: Nish Kumar at Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre Nish Kumar's 'Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud' is coming to the Duchess Theatre
 
Opera in London: Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.
Music concert in London: Elaine Paige at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Elaine Paige's 23-date 'Stripped Back' tour will be coming to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in December. Hear Elaine Paige playing live at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on the 18th December.
 
Classical music in London: Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House.
Opera in London: Written On Skin at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's "Written on Skin".
 
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. La Traviata will be playing at the Royal Opera House in London until February.
Classical music in London: Woolf Works at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House 'Woolf Works' was inspired by scenes from three of Virginia Woolf's novels -- "Mrs Dalloway", "Orlando" and "The Waves".
 
Opera in London: Adriana Lecouvreur at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of "Adriana Lecouvreur" — a romantic drama of unrequited love.
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

to 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. Human Seasons will be in London during March, for a showing at the Royal Opera House.
 
Classical music in London: After The Rain at Royal Opera House

to 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". Mayerling will be coming to London until May, for a run at the Royal Opera House.
 
 
 
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