London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

 

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Covent Garden Lights

Covent Garden Lights

13 November 2018
Christmas at Covent Garden is almost here! Embrace the festive spirit by celebrating the most wonderful time of the year as the Covent Garden lights are switched on this Tuesday. ... read more

Taste of London

Taste of London

15-18 November 2018
From crafting your own cocktails, to developing your pairing skills, Taste of London is packed with things to do! When you’re done exploring, sit back and soak up the live entertainment. ... read more

At a Glance

At a Glance

Festive Season 2018-19
Use the week-by-week listings guide to quickly see what's on in London while you're here. Choose from concerts, theatre, dance, markets, walking tours, workshops and much, much more ... start planning

Marylebone Lights

Marylebone Lights

14 November 2018
Every year Marylebone Village hosts a Christmas Lights event to celebrate the switch on of its Christmas decorations. The Marylebone Christmas Lights event will take place on Wednesday 14 November. ... read more

Wandsworth Friends Christmas Fair

Wandsworth Friends Fair

13-14 November 2018
Don’t miss the fabulous Wandsworth Friends of Royal Trinity Hospice Christmas Fair. This fantastic shopping experience will not only caters to all of your Christmas needs, but will also get you in the festive spirit. ... read more

Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales

Pullman’s Grimm Tales

13 November 2018 - 6 January 2019
A world of witches, enchanted forest creatures, careless parents and fearless children as they embark on adventures full of magic, gore, friendship, and bravery. Philip Pullman’s favourite Grimm tales, re-worked for Christmas. ... read more

Somerset House Skating

Somerset House Skating

14 November 2018 - 13 January 2019
Enjoy the perfect winter day out at Somerset House. The stunning Edmond J. Safra Fountain courtyard is the backdrop to London’s most beautiful ice rink, where you can skate day or night with family and friends. ... read more

The Frog and the Princess

The Frog and the Princess

17 November 2018
What happens when a princess deems a frog unworthy of being her friend? This humorous retelling of the classic Brother's Grimm story explores the idea of meeting and misunderstanding of different cultures. ... read more

Christmas London Tours

Christmas London Tours

10 November 2018 - 6 January 2019
They're Back! London's Original and only fully Christmas themed tours run from now until 6 January 2019. Come and experience London during the most wonderul time of the year. The tours are guided and much more than just lights. ... read more

Regent Street Lights

Regent Street Lights

15 November 2018
Save the date, as 15 November marks our annual Christmas lights switch-on event. Home to the largest lights installation in the capital, Regent Street is best known for its awe-inspiring ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ lights.  ... read more

Dick Whittington (Lyric)

Dick Whittington (Lyric)

17 November 2018 – 6 January 2019
Dick Whittington will be getting the full Lyric treatment. Live music, crazy characters, awesome adventure, singing, dancing, villainous baddies and heroic goodies with a little bit of feline flavour chucked in for good measure. ... read more

Print Your Own Wrapping Paper & Christmas Cards

Print Wrapping & Cards

17 November and 1 December 2018
Take the time to learn how to screen print your own wrapping paper and Christmas cards at Geffrye Museum. No experience needed and all materials are provided. Book in advance to secure your place.. ... read more

Winterville

Winterville

15 November - 23 December 2018
Winterville returns for 2018. A completely different festive experience! Expect live DJs, comedy, musical bingo, roaming magicians, kid’s raves, Mexican wrestling and a family Christmas show on a double decker bus.  ... read more

The Judith Blacklock Flower School

Flowers for Christmas

17 November - 7 December 2018
Book a class at Judith Blacklock's Flower School and learn to dress the tree, make a wreath, create a luxurious garland to drape on your staircase or mantelpiece and learn how to create stunning Christmas centre pieces. ... read more

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

9 November 2018 - 17 February 2019
In this adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story of friendship and bravery, this will take you on a journey through the seasons. A wonderfully funny tale brought to life with music, songs and the usual Polka Theatre magic! ... read more

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