Piazzotta near the piazza

Posing elegantly outside the doors of what was Bow Street Magistrates Court, at the end of Broad Court, now the very impressive NoMad hotel, you will find seated the beautiful bronze Young Dancer sculpture designed by Enzo Piazzotta (1921-1981). Dressed in a leotard she sits comfortably opposite the back windows of the Royal Opera House, home to …

free live music at st martin’s

Celebrate the summer with a free programme of live music in St Martin’s Courtyard! You can drop in after work, grab a wine or a beer and a deckchair and unwind to some great live bands. Or come at the weekend with your friends and family to enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the sun (fingers …

new tv doc on the secrets of the London underground

People curious to delve deeper into the history of disused Tube stations revealed by UKTV’s new Secrets of the London Underground documentary – to be aired on the Yesterday channel for the first time on Monday 19 July at 8pm  – will love joining London Transport Museum’s Hidden London virtual and in-person tours to explore …

backstage at the roh

Towering over Covent Garden is one of London’s most prestigious buildings, the Royal Opera House. The stunning new entrance on Bow Street, created following a three year £50million transformation unveiled in September 2018, is designed to entice passers- by through the stylish glass entrance into an 11,000 sq ft foyer; its aim to welcome everyone …

out of africa

Africology began from humble beginnings when founder, Renchia Droganis started creating products in her kitchen sink. The ingredients used by Africology are home grown on the family farm in South Africa or locally sourced in the community. As the company grew Renchia was keen to keep it that way as she understood that, “what is …

From Harry Potter to the Bucket of Blood: Covent Garden’s esoteric alleys

Before the advent of town planning, Covent Garden’s streetscape evolved in an organic way, which explains the higgledy streetscape. A notable feature of this evolution are the alleyways, which are safe havens today, but in years gone by were also home to mischief and shadows. Lazenby Court This central alley of Rose Street, would have …