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Deloitte Ignite

3–27 September 2015

Discover the unexpected in a vibrant cocktail of the finest singers, musicians, dancers, costume and prop makers, street performers and everyone in between!

With mostly free events, there are plenty of fun and interactive opportunities for the whole family to come and take part in. Both outside in the Covent Garden Piazza and inside the iconic Royal Opera House, come and explore our world as you’ve never known it before.

Free Festival Day Pass
Saturday 5 Sept | Sunday 6 Sept | Sunday 27 Sept

Piazza Arts

Covent Garden Piazza hosts some of the finest international street artists and performers. Travel to the edges of your imagination with sopranos on stilts, hair-raising coiffures and a flaming piano.

Immerse Yourself

Get stuck in singing and dancing with artists from the Royal Opera House and take a Detour to discover the hidden secrets of our past.


Watch, listen and discover the art of performance through exciting productions.

Making and Creating

Visit The Workshop to try your hand at backstage crafts, learn the art of finger knitting and play a part in the creation of a huge scenic backdrop.


Join us for an immersive club night and experience drama, passion and tragedy through music, song and dance. Curated by Gabriel Prokofiev.


Events include an exploration of singing and directing with 'The Art of...' series.

Festival Food

Take a bite out of Spain, inspired by The Royal Opera’s production of Carmen, from our outdoor kitchen.