Magma, Covent Garden  

 
 
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29 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9AP
 
 
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Mon–Sat: 11am-7pm, Sun: 12pm-6pm
 

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This specialist book shop sells everything from books, magazines and artworks to gifts, t-shirts and prints. The flagship Covent Garden store is considerably bigger than any other Magma stores and boasts a large magazine selection, a printer counter/bar and an accessories boutique. It also hosts a number of events and exhibitions relating to particular themes, trends, styles and artists.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  27% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Kingsway Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Well-equipped, comfortable rooms await guests to this elegantly modern hotel in the heart of Theatreland. Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast or ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  41% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Tintin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
34 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Billions of blue blistering barnacles, they've only gone and opened up a Tintin Shop in Covent Garden, dedicated entirely to Herge's bequiffed reporter and his faithful ... More
 
 
 
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The Moomin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
43 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Tove Jansson's Moomins, the loveable hippo-like trolls, come in all forms, shapes and formats at The Moomin Shop in Covent Garden - from books to mugs, ... More
 
 
 
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Scribbler
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
104 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 7 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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Blackout II
London > Shopping > Clothing
51 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Blackout II is one of London's premier stores for all vintage clothing and accessories. Two floors of stylish and fun period clothing and accessories for men ... More
 
 
 
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Office
London > Shopping > Shoes
57 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Office is the place to go for the season’s must-have shoe that won’t break the bank. It’s very fashionable and the sharpest shapes sell-out fast. The Neal ... More
 
 
 
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Neal's Yard Remedies
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
15 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Neal's Yard Remedies are still going strong after more than two decades and they continue to stand by their commitment to creating only natural remedies and ... More
 
 
 
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Magma, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, WC2B | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Magma, Covent Garden, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
Magma, Covent Garden, Catherine Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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Da Mario
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
63 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Rock & Sole Plaice
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
47 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
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Scoop
London > Restaurants > Ice Cream Parlour
40 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
If you've ever walked across the Piazza del Duomo in Milan you'll know that Italian 'gelato' is part of the culture. Here Matteo and his friends ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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The Hospital Club
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Magma, Covent Garden
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Magma, Covent Garden
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
 

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Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 2 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Motown The Musical
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Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Mariinsky Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | Until 7th August 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

Konstantin Sergeyev's classic production of Tchaikovsky's romantic masterpiece about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast ...More

The Mousetrap
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Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Til Two
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Classic house music courtesy of Sef Kombo, DJ Kismet, Teaser DJ and Knowledge....More

Big Bad Funk Club
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The Borderline 4 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

A midweek spectacular with DJs spinning funk, soul, disco and Motown....More

Prize for Illustration 2017: Sounds of the City
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London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 entries shortlisted for the 2017 Prize for Illustration ...More

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 5 minutes walk from Magma, Covent Garden

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

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Bassist Phil Simmonds presents one of London's most celebrated funk and soul nights....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th December 2017 

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