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Opera by numbers - Covent Garden's new Idomeneo

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

Les Deux Salons, Covent Garden

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

Turn that crown upside down

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

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...

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

Ramen Reviews: Ippudo And Kanada-Ya

last monthEngland / London : Londonist

Two Kyushu restaurants come to Covent Garden.

Employees Grow Herbs and Veggies at Google’s New Super-headquarters in London

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

Levitating building melts minds in London's Covent Garden

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

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

Incredible Optical Illusion Makes Building Appear To Float In Mid-Air

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

Alex Chinneck’s Incredible Optical Illusion Suspends London’s Historic Market Building in Mid-Air

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

2 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

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

Go Inside the New Nigel Cabourn Store – “The Army Gym” London

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.

We have a new dance critic – and she’s not happy with The Arts Council

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.

London Paparazzi Take Charge at Covent Garden iPhone Launch

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.

How London did the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch

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

Kim Kardashian and Pippa Middleton attend the same GQ party

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

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

Hotel Opening: London's Ham Yard Hotel

Kit and Tim Kemp's Firmdale Hotels are known for their eccentric British design featuring bright pops of color and a quirky sense of humor. Their portfolio includes New York's Crosby Street Hotel and the Covent Garden Hotel in London, and their latest project is Ham Yard Hotel, which opened June 1. Show More Summary

Tweets For Treats: Daisy Marc Jacobs Pop-Up Store

Thumbs at the ready, Marc Jacobs Fragrances is swapping tweets for treats. From 15 to 17 August, the luxury fashion house is opening a money-free pop-up in Covent Garden and social media will be the only currency accepted in-store. Read the rest of the story at: Tweets For Treats: Daisy Marc Jacobs Pop-Up Store

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