Joanna Lumley's Covent Garden Covent Garden is one of the most maligned areas of London. Everyone thinks they know it ("yeah totes it's that square with street performers and a semi-open market and touristy restaurants all around").Show More Summary
"Scenes de Ballet," "Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan," "Symphonic Variations," "A Month in the Country" Choreographer: Frederick Ashton The Royal Ballet Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London, UK 18 October – 14 November 2014 by Judith Cruikshank copyright 2014 by Judith Cruikshank An evening of Ashton. Show More Summary
Idomeneo - picture copyright ROH Catherine Ashmore Mozart Idomeneo; Polenzani, Fagioli, Bevan, Bystrom, dir Kusej, cond Minkowski; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Nov 15 2014 Star rating: 3.0 Missed opportunities...Show More Summary
High-end French food in Covent Garden with a specialism in steak - and it's not as expensive as you might think This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Les Deux Salons, Covent Garden
Carnaby and Covent Garden help ease the pain.
For Verdi-sated New Yorkers, a different take on Macbeth, as performed at Covent Garden in 2011.
British artist Alex Chinneck recently unveiled an awesome new art installation in the piazza of London’s Covent Garden. Entitled Take my Lightning but Don’t Steal my Thunder, the piece presents the fantastic optical illusion that a 40-foot-long...Show More Summary
Two Kyushu restaurants come to Covent Garden.
Located in Renzo Piano's Central St. Giles Building in Covent Garden, the new super headquarters feature a series of indoor and outdoor workspaces, a gymnasium and dance studio, along with several restaurants, cafes and comfortable rendezvous areas. These
We've covered a number of unusual architecture projects here at Gizmag, but Alex Chinneck's latest creation is probably the first that appears to levitate. Following his sliding facade project in Margate, England, the British artistShow More Summary
Alex Chinneck creates sculptural illusion.
Watch how British artist Alex Chinneck did it. Londoners strolling through Covent Garden this month are in for a surprise: The piazza's historic Market Building, 184 years old, seems to float above its foundation, with a 10-foot gap between the top and bottom of the Doric colonnade. Read Full Story
Titled "Take My Lighting But Don't Steal My Thunder," Chinneck's bespoke work is set in the Covent Garden's Piazza, one of the busiest tourist districts in London. The fantastical installation was built to create the illusion that a 40-foot-long section of
Three Night Markets is a group exhibition in London's City Hall, running weekdays only until 16 October. Xanthe Mosley has enjoyed a two-year residency at Billingsgate, Smithfield and New Covent Garden. She will be displaying the results of her residency in large-scale works on the 2nd floor Chamber Lobby and Café. Show More Summary
Melting faces and abstract portraits.
Nigel Cabourn offers us a peek into his camo-clad world via this fresh retail space in London’s Covent Garden, his first store in Europe. “The Army Gym” offers the Nigel Cabourn Authentic collection, made in the UK, Japanese lines and… Go Inside the New Nigel Cabourn Store – “The Army Gym” London is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
Hello. I recognize some of you. We’ve bumped against each other in Sadler’s Wells or Covent Garden or the Birmingham Hippodrome. I look forward to meeting you below the line… Continue reading The post We have a new dance critic – and she’s not happy with The Arts Council appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Sam Shaikh and Jameel Ahmed waited for days and endured a burst of torrential rain to be the first in the door of the Covent Garden Apple store for Friday's iPhone 6 launch. Then, they had to deal with the famously demanding London paparazzi.
In Europe – and anywhere further east – lucky iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus buyers are already walking away from the stores with shiny new devices in hand. I picked mine up from London's Covent Garden store this morning where it's fair to say things were pretty busy. Show More Summary
A few of our favorite 'Londerers' stepped out for GQ's Men of the Year Awards which were held at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden including Cara Delevigne, Pippa Middleton, and even Kim Kardashian (who we know isn't actually...Show More Summary