Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

Some evening photos taken around Covent Garden on my Lumix LX5 camera . First up, here’s a sweet seller in a bowler hat at Seven Dials, London WC2.

Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

Waiting by the stage door of the Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, WC2.

Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

The star arrives – and is swiftly engulfed!

Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

Working out at the famous Pineapple Dance Studios, Covent Garden.

Stage doors, sweets and the old Marquee club, London

The Montagu Pyke pub, 105 Charing Cross Road, London WC2.

Now a bland pub with no redeeming features, this was the location for the legendary Marquee Club from 1988-1996 (the original one was at 165 Oxford Street until 1964, before moving to 90 Wardour Street where just about every major rock band over the next two decades played).

I managed to play both the Wardour Street and Charing Cross Road venues, but thankfully, not the hideous incarnation at what is now the Islington Academy.

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