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December Highlights

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in London – the trees are up, the Christmas lights are on and the seasonal songs are already driving us insane. This December, gear yourself for some serious festive cheer and head to one of London’s events full of the holiday spirit. We reckon a quick spin around… Read more »

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Experience the thrill of skating surrounded by fairy lights nestled in frost-covered trees, with the smell of mulled wine in the air. This year, the rink will provide the usual festive fun on its perimeter with an indoor Café Bar and viewing balcony overlooking the ice and picturesque lights that are open to all. Booking is recommended. 21 November… Read more »

Christmas lights in London

Whether you’re making an excursion to one of capital’s many Christmas markets and fairs, planning to practice your Torville and Dean routine at one of London’s many ice rinks, or are even doing a spot of shopping at one of London’s best Christmas shops, make sure you take a detour to one of the truly spectacular illuminations lighting up our city. Layer up, grab… Read more »

Southbank Centre Winter Festival

The annual Winter Market will be back with mulled wine and seasonal treats galore, while other highlights include a musical puppet version of ‘Black Beauty’ (Dec 14-Jan 5), retro circus show (Dec 19-Jan 5), Christmas-themed concerts from the Philharmonia Orchestra (Dec 15), seasonal gigs from Rufus & Martha Wainwright’s (Dec 6), Ian Shaw & Claire Martin (Dec 8) and… Read more »

Coppa Club

Positioned next to Tower Bridge and opposite the Shard it boasts what must be one of the largest riverside terraces in London, but the big glass windows mean you can soak up the sights even when it’s too chilly to go al fresco.  A relaxed menu combines small plates, dishes from the grill, pizzas and… Read more »