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    Drury Lane Then

    Ever since the Anglo-Saxons were scurrying about their ancient capital of Lundenwic, a route has existed on Drury Lane, allowing convenient access to and from fertile pastures. Indeed the earliest known reference to this thoroughfare is in 1199, which, even then, referred to it as ‘olde’. So it should be no surprise that this humble street has a strange and marvellous tale to tell. 


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    Showtime - May


    May will see Bollywood, Beckham and big names arrive in the West End. 

    The latest in screen to stage adaptations will see Bend It Like Beckham bring its striking tale to...

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    Covent Garden People

    Skye Gyngell

    Executive Chef, Spring

    At what age did you realise you were going to be a restaurateur?

    It was when I was at university in Sydney and took a job as a kitchen porter, I just fell in love with the atmosphere and as I got...

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    Cocktail Movers & Shakers

    Enjoy the delicious flavours and myriad influences from around the globe with our favourite Covent Garden cocktail movers and shakers.
    Dishoom •  Café Pacifico •...

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    Easter Treats

    Balthazar’s Easter hamper is the perfect solution for anyone hosting an Easter feast for friends and family, or maybe for those who want to spoil colleagues with an office treat. The wicker hampers are packed with an array of goodies including Balthazar chocolate eggs, a simnel cake, biscuits, hot cross buns, Balthazar jaffa cakes and Balthazar orange marmalade. Hampers may be ordered or are...

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    Easter Fun for Families

    There’s so much fun for children visiting Covent Garden over Easter; from statues, magicians and buskers around the Market, Easter egg hunts and the only ‘chocolate themed’ theatre show in town. It’s the place to be.

    Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious...

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    Easter Food

    A visit to Planet Hollywood is always a big hit with your youngest nearest and dearest, with food on offer including burgers and ice cream you can’t really go wrong. Add into the mix a fun atmosphere, great Hollywood memorabilia and a room dedicated to the...

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    Drummonds Then

    Standing at the entrance to Drummonds Bank it’s hard not to feel the weight of history. Across the road stands the 17th century statue to King Charles I, England’s only executed monarch; beyond it, Trafalgar Square, memorial to military triumph and one of London’s best-loved meeting places. To the left, Admiralty Arch points the way to Buckingham Palace. Countless state processions have passed...

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    Drummonds Now

    Knowing You
    • Understanding your circumstances.
    • Understanding your goals and aspirations.
    • Understanding how we can make banking easier for you.
    Private Banking
    • An invitation-only relationship service, offered to our top 2% of customers, that is tailored to delivering solutions for your current and future financial needs....

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    Covent Garden People

    Ruth Duston

    Chief Executive, The Northbank Business Improvement District

    Describe your role as the Chief Executive of The Northbank...

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Getting there

Travelling to and from an event is an important part of the overall experience. Covent Garden, the heart of the UK's the most exciting place, is opened to all routes wherever you are, whatever you want.




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