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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Trinkets, Gems and Tourists



Trinkets, Gems and Tourists

Culture, retail, art, fun and the unknown in this melting pot

Location: Covent Garden, WC2E 8RF

Description: Every city in every country has a retail melting pot that brings together culture, excitement, individuality, must-haves, celebrities, music, art...and London has them in abundance.

Not least 'Covent Garden' - indeed there is always something happening at Covent Garden Market, be it pure retail therapy, madcap fun from the renowned street performers in the West Piazza, sword-fighting knights to knife-swallowing acts in the North Hall, Opera in the Courtyard, or downstairs in the South Hall were you'll find leading opera singers and classical musicians.

With London's love of all things food - at Covent Garden Market you will find something to suit every taste. Romantic meals for two, pre-theatre drinks or post-theatre celebrations - just take your seat and watch the world go by.

So come on, times a wasting...pay it a visit.

Tagged in this Tour: The Doctor Whoish tour of London

Themes: RetailRetail Theme  SocietySociety Theme  Public AmenitiesPublic Amenities Theme
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Trinkets, Gems and Tourists

Culture, retail, art, fun and the unknown in this melting pot


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The Lamb and FlagThe Lamb and Flag
Opened in 1627, the oldest tavern in central Covent Garden
2005-10-09

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