Cinema Walk – from Charlie Chaplin to Harry Potter

Date: Saturday 12th May 2018

Distance: 2 miles

Start Time: 16:00

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Cultural
  • Walk and Talk

Meeting Point: Meet at the south-west corner of Covent Garden piazza, next to the NatWest Bank (34 Henrietta Street)

Nearest Station (Start): Covent Garden

End Point: Piccadilly Circus Underground station

Nearest Station (End): Piccadilly Circus

Cost: Free


Telephone: 020 3151 1151

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We’ll learn what amazed Daniel Radcliffe during the making of a Harry Potter film … how Daniel Craig’s tie proved a problem during the making of Skyfall … how a watermelon featured in the making of Psycho … what Alec Guinness did with the fortune he made from Star Wars … how Michael Caine got his name from a cinema in Leicester Square … and much more about the history of cinema and its famous names.


Many opportunities for refreshment and toilet breaks along the route.

Please consider the weather forecast and the type of walk you are planning to join and wear appropriate footwear and clothing.

Advice Note:

Flat and easy route, suitable for both pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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