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Five Reasons To Visit Covent Garden Right Now

Covent Garden is one of my favourite places in London, I love the atmosphere, the architecture and all the nice restaurants. But, the upcoming weeks it has even more to offer! 326 more words

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The Ill-Planned Grand Tour: Part 3

A friend of mine and I used to be crazy for amusement parks. Every year we’d plan a summer trip around an amusement park, and we’d milk each day for all it was worth. 3,114 more words


100,000 Luftballons

As part of the London Design Festival—and more on that in a day or so—Charles Pétillon was invited to create an art installation in the Market Building in Covent Garden.   79 more words


London: Dishoom

One of my more anticipated meals from summer’s trip to London took place at Dishoom – the Bombay-influenced cafe serving up rich, indulgent Indian and Iranian cuisine along with a free flow of heady chai tea. 202 more words


Black Penny, Holborn

Despite being overrun with London’s two main tribes of lunch buyers – tourists and office workers – Covent Garden doesn’t do well at propping up lovely little cafes. 225 more words


Covent Garden Balloons

Designer Charles Pétillon installed over 100,000 balloons inside London’s famed Covent Garden market. Titled Heartbeat, the whole balloons live on a structure that pulses with light.   8 more words


NQTB: 100,000 Balloons Invade Theatreland

French artist Charles Pétillon has brought one of his ‘balloon invasions’ to Theatreland in his first ever public installation.

100,000 giant white balloons have taken over the Covent Garden Piazza in a piece titled ‘Heartbeat’. 105 more words