CONTENTS - LIKE A SELECTION OF PEBBLES
This no profit site is for the benefit of VISITORS to our 3 Square miles of central London. The map is the best and a guide to fine selection of places is the rest.– Enjoy with NO ADS – Support us by theatre bookings and buying maps.
To buy maps click here. There is plenty about shopping and what to do while you are at it. We are adding some selected great things to our shopping cart as ideas for quality bargain gifts from English suppliers.
EATING & DRINKING
We recommend great restaurants and places to hang out. Example of lesser known hotels and galleries with outstanding food - famous, cheap and special deals with theatres. The blog highlights superior services and finds - often flagged in the right hand column of CONTENTS.
Click here to go to the main map.
Choose your show or play from the West End theatreland - and more. - All about the play (original reviews & briefs), the cast, pictures, places to eat, times. Also 3D map of the theatres and a unique index for you to see what's on at a glance - And easy to book the show as we direct you to the correct page for the show.
Why has this tiny patch of the world been a centre of attention trade, fashion and entertainment for thousands of years? See the histories of Covent Garden and the 'Histories of Things' and histories in the Blog History enriches the experience.
Our main mission to conserve the heritage, cultures and country tradition of the area's shops, hostelries, and galleries. We support those with a tradition of excellence - or modern outstanding value. We also support street vendors and artists St James's Church. Our charity is the homeless.
BLOG & TWITTER
Our Twitter is coventdash. Building again - by hand. (Our twitterer got
headhunted to Peru).
Things we love will be blogged and tweeted. Smaller communities or
'locales' such as Covent
Garden, Soho, Mayfair Park Lane, Grosvenor Square, Bond Street, South Bank and St James's, get their own space on the blog.
Check what Jermyn Street has in common with Covent Garden... and follow us.
This series of pages of photos paintings, essays and music is under development. Meanwhile a folio of Sean Nye's London EYE photos. Downloads soon.
These are reviews of anything we like - no really like - from market stall mini-interviews to short bloggy raves. Some of the reviews are waiting to be put in the history pages - the memorable ex's.
Q&A or FAQ
See the page with popular questions and answers including how to put yourself on the map.
SEARCH HELP - ASK AND YOU SHALL FIND
This site is just too big for menus. That's why we have a search of everything including over 10 years of archives. Works just like google without the guesswork. Try it.
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A cut above a quick (thank you ma'am) buff-up... this shoeshine is the best anywhere near covent-garden and expert leather care. See blog.
Our selections of Chinatown
|A clip of clasical 'buskers' in Covent Garden is from Patsy Koay our Asia Pac -Business Partner who revisited Covent Garden last Summer and captured the high energy skill of the entertainers to a happy crowd'. The music is 'Infernal Gallop' better known as the 'can-can' by Offenbach.|