Avenue of the Stars  

 
 
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Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED
 
 

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Avenue of the StarsThe first hundred names are now down on London's answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the pavement outside St Paul's church in Covent Garden's Piazza, known as the actors' church, great Shakespeareans like Sir Lawrence Olivier rub shoulders with comedians The Two Ronnies, and rock stars The Rolling Stones.

There's a good mixture of names from the present (Ant & Dec, Billy Connolly) with the biggest British figures of the twentieth century (Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock) and anyone from the Commonwealth is allowed in, so there's a star for Australian Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman.

It's a slightly eccentric selection (room for Dame Edna Everage but not Dame Judi Dench? Ricky Gervais not Richard Attenborough?), but they'll be adding new names every year, so there should be plenty of time to recognise all the greats. And it's a much more attractive spot than Hollywood Boulevard.

 

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  26% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  30% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £111  29% off
The Strand, WC2N | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Avenue of the Stars
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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True West
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd November 2018 to 16th February 2019
Avenue of the Stars, 404 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, ...More
 
 
 
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The Inheritance: Part 2
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2018 to 5th January 2019
Avenue of the Stars, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Hearts are broken and emotional wounds salved as young gay men in modern-day New York continue to wrestle with their feelings in the closing chapter of ...More
 
 
 
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The Snowman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2018 to 6th January 2019
Avenue of the Stars, Portugal Street, WC2A | 7 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the airborne adventures of a boy and his frosty friend. This staging ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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The Shop at Bluebird
London > Shopping > House and Garden
29 Floral Street, Carriage Hall, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more spectacular than the original on Kings ... More
 
 
 
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Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Paul
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Branches of this cool French cafe abound across the Channel, but this was the first one to open in London. Paul serves epic eclairs, excellent coffee ... More
 
 
 
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Le Restaurant de Paul
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Popular French bakery chain Paul has branched out with its very first all-day dining brasserie and they've made the leap on the site of their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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La Goccia
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Floral Court, WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
In the summer of 2017, Petersham Nurseries opened its first venue beyond its bucolic Richmond home, launching a lifestyle destination ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
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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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
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Adelphi Theatre 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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Covent Garden Piazza 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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English National Opera: Porgy And Bess
Concerts | Until 17th November 2018 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Eric Greene sings Porgy and Nicole Cabell is Bess in the Gershwins' opera set in 1920s South Carolina. A 40-voice ...More

The Inheritance: Part 2
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Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Noel Coward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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The Inheritance: Part 1
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Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Noel Coward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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Tenderpixel Gallery 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

Duke of York's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" (The Sunday Times) of Tennessee ...More

 
The Height of the Storm
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Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins share the stage for the first time as the lovebirds in emotional turmoil in ...More

 
Don Quixote
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Garrick Theatre 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

David Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless, and Rufus Hound reprise their roles as Don Quixote ...More

 
Poster Girls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2019 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

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