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Our favourite Christmas events and activities in London

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Get into the Christmas' spirit with fabulous events in the city!

Christmas in Leicester Square

This year, for the first time, the “square” of Leicester Square will be set as Santa’s grotto and as a traditional Christmas market.

From 11th November to 8th January
Tube station: Leicester Square

Southbank Centre Winter Festival

With the usual performances and activities, this year, dive into the world of circus, with workshops and activities for all abilities, overseen by NoFit State’s tutors. Let’s not forget the numerous food and drinks shops and the Christmas market!

Friday November 11 2016 - Wednesday January 25 2017
Tube station: The nearest train and tube station is Waterloo.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

The famous festive event comes back to Hyde Park, in the heart on London, to celebrates 10th years anniversary! You will be able to enjoy various activities and entertainments, discover the “Magical Ice Kingdom”, have a drink in “Bar Ice” or admire the ice dancing show “The Nutcracker on Ice”. Entry is free but there is a fee for attractions and special shows.

From 18 November 2016 to 2 January 2017
Tube station: Hyde Park Corner or Marble Arch

Ice skating in London

Enjoy ice skating for a perfect winter day in London, with great pop up outdoors ice rinks in various locations of the city. Some of our favourites are set in the capital’s iconic locations and include:

Tower of London (From 16th November to 3rd January 2017): located in the historical setting of Tower of London with beautiful view on The Shard.

Eyeskate: located just in front London’s famous big wheel, London’s Eye.

Somerset House (From 17 November 2016 to 15 January 2017): the 900 square meters is surrounded by the beautiful historical building of Somerset House. Natural History Museum (Until 8 January 2017): go ice skating after your visit at the museum! The ice rink is located with the museum as backdrop. Stunning!

Christmas Markets and Fairs in London

Christmas markets around London are the perfect places to treat yourself with mulled wine, mince pies and to find unique and quirky gifts. The following ones will be open soon but there much more to come…

Christmas market at the Tate Modern (From 19 November 2016 to 23 December 2016): For the third year in a row, the Christmas market made of beautiful wooden chalets is back to the famous art gallery.

Real Food Christmas Market: if you’re looking for seasonal food items sustainably and ethically produced, this market is the perfect place to go perfectly located just outside King’s Cross St Pancras station.

Greenwich market at Christmas (From 23 November 2016 to 24 December 2016): You can find beautiful Christmas gifts in this historic market which showcases more than 100 stalls including crafts, fashion, antiques and street food.

Author: Cavendish.London