UK – London – Pavilion

Dates: 1885 – present


Landmark venue on Piccadilly Circus, which has had many lives. 

    • 30 November 1885: The London Pavilion Music Hall opened
    • 1932-1934: Building converted back to full-time ‘Non-Stop Variety’ use
    • 1934-1981: Full-time cinema use
    • 1989-2001: Rock Circus
    • 2008-2017: Ripley’s Believe It Or Not exhibition
    • 2018: Body Worlds exhibition
    • 2023: Being converted to a tourist hostel
  • See the wonderful Arthur Lloyd website for full details

The Theatres Trust

London Pavilion on the Theatres Trust Database


London Pavilion 
[External Website]
From Arthur Lloyd website




View in Google Maps

1932-1934 (colorised) – View across Piccadilly Circus towards the London Pavilion

1m45s in the view changes to show a better view of the Shaftesbury Avenue side of the building showing ‘Non Stop Variety’