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Past Event

TOUR | Behind the Scenes: Royal Opera House

event Tuesday, 19 March 2019

access_time 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

turned_in_not £10-£15

location_on Bow St, WC2E 9DD

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Rawden Pettitt, Associate Director, Stanton Williams leads this very special tour of the recently completed works at the Royal Opera House.

The Open Up project forms a major part of the Royal Opera House’s aim to make ballet and opera available to everyone.  The building is more welcoming, transparent and permeable with a host of new facilities and activities.  

The public foyers now become a daytime venue for a wider public with expanded and enhanced spaces with a café, new shop and informal event spaces. 

At the upper level, a new restaurant has stunning views over Covent Garden. The new Bow Street entrance pavilion connects to street life and provides an external terrace for the much-loved Floral Hall.  Within the pavilion, a double-height foyer leads to the new Linbury Theatre, which will work alongside the main house.