David Drummond at Pleasures of Past Times

 
 
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11 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4EZ 
 
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Mon to Fri 11am-5.45pm, closed for lunch 2.30-3.30pm | First Sat in the month 11am-2.30pm | Other times by arrangement
 

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By the time David Drummond arrived in Cecil Court in 1967 his leaning towards the theatre meant his book shop had expanded into the realms of memorabilia and literature associated with the performing arts. That focus remains today and the shop is crammed with famous performers of the past, old theatrical postcards and programmes. Second hand books for sale on the performing arts include theatrical history and biography, conjuring, circus and all forms of light entertainment.

 

Opening and closing times for David Drummond at Pleasures of Past Times

Today (Sunday) David Drummond at Pleasures of Past Times is closed.

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17.45
 
 

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17.45
 
 

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17.45
 
 

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17.45
 
 

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11.00
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17.45
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
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