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VINCI ST. Modwen and Art Night announce the winner of the 2019 New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Art Commission

VINCI ST. Modwen and Art Night announce the winner of the 2019 New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Art Commission

October 2019

New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Art Commission is a new three-year long public art initiative, funded by VINCI St. Modwen (VSM) in association with Covent Garden Market Authority and realised in collaboration with London’s largest contemporary art festival Art Night.

 

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BONNINGTON CAFE ON THESSALY POP-UP ROUND-UP 

BONNINGTON CAFE ON THESSALY POP-UP ROUND-UP 

October 2019

After a wonderful summer of fresh food and great events, Bonnington Cafe on Thessaly pop up is now closed for the autumn and winter. What pops up must pop down. After a remarkable few months at the Yvonne Carr Centre, the team has turned off the ovens, swept the floors and closed the doors on VINCI St. Modwen's summer pop-up.

 

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A FRESH CANVAS

A FRESH CANVAS

June 2019

You may have admired Anna Skladmann’s artwork The Ghost in the Machine (Understanding the Language of Flowers) on the front of the Flower Market entrance on Nine Elms Lane, which was commissioned as part of a trail of artworks across Nine Elms for Art Night 2018...

 

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EDIBLE AVENUE REFRESH

EDIBLE AVENUE REFRESH

May 2019

Edible Avenue SW8 is a community group which is passionate about improving the environment for the benefit of the SW8 community...

 

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CONSTRUCT WANDSWORTH 2019 - A NINE ELMS CONSTRUCTION CAREERS EVENT

January 2019

1.30pm-5.30pm at South Thames College, Wandsworth Campus, Wandsworth High Street SW18 2PP....

 

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FOOTBALL’S COMING TO THE MARKET

September 2018

We are excited to announce that the new football pitches here at New Covent Garden Market will be officially opening on Saturday 22 September 2018. Come along from 10am to 4pm to celebrate with us....

 

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ART NIGHT 2018

ART NIGHT 2018

July 2018

Art Night is London’s largest free contemporary arts festival, transforming a different part of the city annually for one unforgettable night on 7 July 2018 with a series of artist’s projects in extraordinary locations along the South Bank...

 

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EVENT: MARKETS - FEEDING LONDON’S IDENTITY

April 2018

Join us at the Food Exchange, New Covent Garden Market, for an exhibition of market photography through the years and a panel discussion on how markets are shaping London’s identity...

 

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COMMUNITY CELEBRATES MEMORIES OF THE MARKET

June 2017

VINCI St. Modwen hosted an evening of film and discussion to explore the past, present and future of the Covent Garden Market at the London Festival of Architecture 2017...

 

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EVENT: LONDON’S VEGETABLE ORCHESTRA

April 2017

VINCI St. Modwen and New Covent Garden Market present you with the ‘Home-Grown’ delights of The London Vegetable Orchestra...

 

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG AS THESSALY ROAD BLOOMS

March 2017

The Edible Avenue project, a joint venture between developer’s VINCI St. Modwen and The Edible Bus Stop, which has animated the boundary of New Covent Garden Market on Thessaly Road has come to life this Spring.....

 

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COVENT GARDEN MARKET GOES FOR GOLD AT CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

March 2016

Covent Garden Market has scooped two awards at 2016’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with its debut appearance at the world-renowned event....

 

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THE POTTING SHED SPRINGS INTO ACTION

April 2016

The Potting Shed Programme, which helps to teach local schools and community groups about sustainable gardening and food production, is due to re-launch on Wednesday 29 March....

 

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THESSALY ROAD - A COLOURFUL AVENUE TO FOLLOW

March 2016

Developer’s VINCI St. Modwen have worked with The Edible Bus Stop, the London based award-winning collective, to animate the boundary of the New Covent Garden Market redevelopment site and engage with the local community....

 

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