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  • What's new in the Garden

    It’s the start of another year and here at In and Around Covent Garden we are looking forward to the hotly anticipated opening of brand new restaurant and bar Bunga Bunga in the heart of Theatreland. A bigger and bolder Bunga Bunga flings open its doors this month. Rumour has it the entrance is hidden in a meat locker in the ‘family’ pizzeria BungaTINI. We can neither confirm nor deny, all we...

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  • Punch & Judy

    Following the closure of Bletchley Park Post Office, the once secret mail room of the Enigma code breakers during World War II, Covent Garden has become the focus of an interesting piece of art and history.When Bletchley Park Post Office opened to the public in 1994 it issued limited edition first day covers and one such cover was issued for the Royal Mail’s Punch and Judy stamps. The...

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  • Reflections

    Covent Garden would like visitors to enjoy a moment of reflection with a mesmerising new installation which wraps 32,000 square feet of mirrors around the eastern façade of the world-renowned Market Building.

    Visitors gazing into the mirrored surface will be able to appreciate the nineteenth century classical architecture and modern minimalism as they collide with the sky in a dazzling...

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  • Designology

    Discover for yourself the art and aesthetics behind the functional and familiar at London Transport Museum’s latest exhibition Designology. The exhibition explores how design is encountered in our everyday journeys and how it has evolved over the last century, as well as looking at how our travel experiences might develop in the future. Moving from the visual to the virtual and from Victorian...

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  • What's Going On, April

    FABRIANO Boutique Covent Garden will be exhibiting the uniquely personal typographic maps created by Swiss artist, designer and typographer Ursula Hitz. Ursula uses typography to reflect on the landscape of each place, creating a visually rich personal response rather than a geographically accurate picture. She explains ‘Unlike regular...

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  • Vogue 100, A Century of Style

    Vogue originated in the USA in 1892 as a journal of fashion and society news and it was bought in 1909 by the magazine publisher Condé Nast. Copies of this popular magazine were regularly shipped over to Britain but this became impossible during the First World War. In 1916 British Vogue was launched with great success and was theafter hailed as the leading exponent of fashion,...

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  • HAND TO GOD Special Offer

    One dead father

    One messed up family

    One girl who just wants to help

    One school bully who always gets his own way

    One man of the church offering comfort

    And one Hand puppet who is completely out of control – He’s shocking, dangerous and taking no prisoners.

    All hell is breaking out at the Vaudeville...

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  • What's Going On, February

    Indulge your senses and discover glamourous bygone eras through vintage perfume and drinks at an adult only talk and tasting event at London Transport Museum on Friday 12 February. Odette Toilette, purveyor of olfactory adventures, and special guest Alice Lascelles, journalist, author and hard liquor expert, will transport you on a sensual journey...

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    Competition - Faulty Towers, the Dining Experience

    Happy Birthday Faulty Towers!

    To celebrate the 4th Birthday of Faulty Towers the Dining Experience, we are offering the chance to win Afternoon Tea for two at Amba Charing Cross Hotel and two tickets to Faulty Towers the Dining Experience at Amba Charing Cross Hotel (can be taken on same day or different days).

    To be in with a chance of winning a...

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    Calligraphy Workshops at Fabriano Boutique

    Fabriano Boutique are holding Calligraphy courses this Autumn where you can realise your creative potential and learn distinctive, elegant scripts from Master Craftsmen. You will have the opportunity to practice and master beautiful lettering which you can use for cards, invitations, gifts...

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