St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church), London

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A small church in Covent Garden, St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church) has earned the nickname "the actor's church" thanks to a close association with the theater community. Built in 1631 according to plans by architect and stage designer Inigo Jones, the church's theatrical roots date back just as far. Today, the church is home to a professional theater company called Iris Theatre. Wander freely through the building to see tributes to all the well-known actors who have passed through the doors, including Charlie Chaplin, Judy Dench, and Gwen Stefani, who even held a wedding here. To visit St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church) on your holiday in London, and find out what else London has to offer, use our London road trip planning tool .
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  • This is a big church and gardens right next to Covent Garden on the East side. Easy to miss due to the plain exterior. Entry is via the door in the gardens. Inside, this is a big roomy church with int...  more »
  • This church is located in Covent Garden, and is known as the actors ' Church. Is relatively simple, but well maintained and beautiful
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  • Walking in Covent Garden, we faced this monument. Not to enter because it's at night, but we were impressed with the appearance.
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  • The actor's church, devoted to theatre more than 300 years. They also use it as a stage to perform plays.
  • Every year in the Month of may a Maypole is erected in the grounds of the church, and the public are invited to join in the traditional dance around it, also, there is held at the same time the Punch and Judy shows, whereby a dozen or more shows are held during the day, it is a very colourful scene not to be missed.
  • Pretty church there is almost always entertainment outside too
  • St Paul's Church is beautiful, with a very well maintained court yard where many people come to enjoy their lunches or for small group gatherings.
  • Truly an Actor's church with many memorials carrying familiar names such as Noel Coward Dolin Lambert

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