Discover Leicester Square

London Coliseum

The London Coliseum is a multi-arts venue that welcomes everyone. With 2,359 seats it is the West End’s largest theatre. Designed by theatrical architect Frank Matcham, it opened in 1904 with the ambition of being the ‘people’s palace of entertainment’.Today the London Coliseum is home to English National Opera (ENO) and stages a wide variety of ENO operas, musicals, ballets and concerts. The theatre also offers guided tours throughout the year.
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Covent Garden to Leicester Square

Duel Purpose

Throughout the 17th century, Leicester Square was a notorious duelling location. Famous duels are said to have occurred here, including one between a Captain French and Captain Coote.

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