We are located in the busy West End of London and, as well as being the Parish Church of Covent Garden, we are affectionately known as The Actors’ Church’ because of our long association with the theatre community.
This beautiful church, built by Inigo Jones, has been here since 1633 and we are also proud to have an attractive churchyard where people can rest and find some peace and quiet in what can be a stressful and busy part of the city.
Services are held every Sunday (at 11am) and most weekdays. We also host a wide variety of theatre, memorial services and concerts, totalling almost 300 events annually.
Opening times are:
MONDAY to FRIDAY: 08:30am-5:00pm (later if hosting an event)
SATURDAY: Opening times depend on events (please see calendar)
SUNDAY: 09:00am-1:00pm (5:00pm when there is evensong)
Please note: The church and grounds may occasionally have to be closed for maintenance or other reasons. We try to post these closures on our website but it is not always possible to give advanced notice. If you are planning a special visit we advise phoning the office in advance.
Join us in an interactive online guide book (coming soon)
Sunday at the Musicals - Concert One
Paul Burton Productions are pleased to be bringing Sunday at the Musicals back to The Actors’ Church in Covent Garden, London.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
Join Paul Burton Productions as they present Pygmalion in its historic home of Covent Garden at the Actors' Church.
Baby Gospel - Family Concert
An uplifting family concert of soul, Motown and gospel music, featuring the astonishing vocal talents of London’s CK Gospel Choir.
Platform - Jack Miles & Friends
PLATFORM is Iris Theatre’s new initiative to champion breakout artists taking the next steps in their professional life. This event series will see the company host regular showcase nights that will run throughout 2021, spotlighting performers from a variety of disciplines. PLATFORM is open for expressions of interest all year round. If you are interested in becoming a PLATFORM artist, then you can head to our website to find more information, or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Rare and Revered
Join us for an evening of operatic arias and duets, in support of Help Musicians, the charity for professional musicians. Favourites from La bohème, Don Giovanni and La Traviata will be performed alongside wonderful, but less well known works that deserve to be heard.