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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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 10 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 12 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... 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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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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The Comeback
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th to 25th July 2021 - Various Times
Avenue of the Stars, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Emily Burns directs Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen's comedy about a pair of up-and-coming comics, who are booked as the warm-up spot on a comeback tour ...More
 
 
 
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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 28th Jun, 5th Jul, 12th Jul, 19th Jul and 26th Jul 2021 - 7.30pm
Avenue of the Stars, Russell Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Each day, an all-star cast improvise a brand new Austen work based on audience suggestions. Full of swooning ladies, stolen looks and dashing gents....More
 
 
 
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Anna X
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th July to 4th August 2021 - Various Times
Avenue of the Stars, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Emma Corrin and Nabhaan Rizwan make their West End debuts in Joseph Charlton's drama of deceit and reinvention set amidst the whirl of New York's social ...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
The Royal Opera House building is closed to the public from Tuesday 17th March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and all performances are cancelled up ... 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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Mr Fogg's Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
58 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Themed around explorer Phileas Fogg, this traditional Victorian tavern in the heart of Covent Garden's ... 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
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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
A late-night speakeasy within St Martins Lane Hotel, Blind Spot is hidden behind the façade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden ... 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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Constellations
Theatre | Until 12th September 2021 

Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst helms a revival of Nick Payne's multiverse romance exploring the infinite possibilities of a ...More

The Comeback
Theatre | Until 25th July 2021 

Noel Coward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Emily Burns directs Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen's comedy about a pair of up-and-coming comics, who are booked as the ...More

Hairspray
Theatre | Until 29th September 2021 

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

The feel-good musical set in 1960s Baltimore follows Tracy Turnblad and her big hair as she embarks on a mission ...More

Billionaire Boy
Theatre | Until 22nd August 2021 

Garrick Theatre 3 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Neal Foster directs Birmingham Stage Company's production of David Walliams' children's book....More

Conversations With God: Jan Matejko's Copernicus
Exhibitions | Until 22nd August 2021 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

On loan from Krakow's historic Jagiellonian University, Polish artist Jan Matejko's huge painting Astronomer Copernicus depicts mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus ...More

The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 30th January 2022 

Duchess Theatre 4 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 26th September 2021 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 26th September 2021 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 5 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
The Tiger Who Came To Tea (Over 3s)
Theatre | Until 5th September 2021 

Theatre Royal Haymarket 6 minutes walk from Avenue Of The Stars

David Wood's adaptation of Judith Kerr's children's book....More

 
 
 
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