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. Lion King will be playing at the Lyceum Theatre in London until January.
 
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? Play That Goes Wrong will be playing at the Duchess Theatre in London until September.
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.
Musical in London: Show Boat at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The New London Theatre will be putting on a production of the classic Hollywood musical 'Show Boat'.
 
Theatre show in London: How The Other Half Loves at Duke of York’s Theatre

Duke of York’s Theatre "How The Other Half Loves" has a starry cast that includes Nicholas Le Prevost, Jenny Seagrove and Jason Merrells.
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.
 
Opera in London: Norma at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Bellini's opera "Norma", in a contemporary setting.
Theatre show in London: David Baddiel My Family Not The Sitcom at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre David Baddiel's new show celebrates his mum and dad by remembering everything they would probably want to forget.
Opera in London: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" (The Barber of Seville).
Opera in London: Cosi Fan Tutte at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" tells the story of two seemingly faithful couples, who have their love tested for a bet.
 
Classical music in London: La Fille Mal Gardee at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Frederick Ashton's 'La Fille Mal Gardee' (The Wayward Daughter) at the Royal Opera House.
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'.
 
Theatre show in London: One Night In Miami at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse "One Night in Miami" imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.
Theatre show in London: Together For Dance at Novello Theatre

Novello Theatre The Novello Theatre will be bringing together dance stars for a one-off evening of dance called "Together For Dance".
 
Opera in London: The Nose at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich's debut opera, a surrealist satire called 'The Nose'.
Talk in London at Graeme Swanns Great British Spin Off at Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off will feature tales from his England cricket career, alongside commentator Henry Blofeld.
 
Classical music in London: Anastasia at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Kenneth MacMillan's "Anastasia", about the last survivor of the Russian Romanovs.
Opera in London: Les Contes D Hoffmann at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Offenbach's operatic swansong "The Tales of Hoffmann".
 
Classical music in London: Carbon Life at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House Wayner McGregor fuses the worlds of fashion, music and dance to create his ballet "Carbon Life". Catch Carbon Life at the Royal Opera House this November, when the show opens in London.
Classical music in London: Chroma at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House Members of the Royal Ballet and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre will be performing Wayner McGregor's "Chroma".
 
Opera in London: Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 
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". The theatre play Saint Joan will be running until February at the Donmar Warehouse.
 
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.
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.
 
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. Adriana Lecouvreur will be coming to London until March, for a run at the Royal Opera House.
 
 
 
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