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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 »

Christmas Market at the Farm

What more could you want at Christmas than to spend some time at a Christmas Market on a Farm in Central London?! You can get all your Christmas presents in one place with our variety of great market stalls!  Join us for a day full of family activities, live music performances, and hot food and… Read more »

Greenwich Winter Time Festival

There’s a new Christmas experience in town: Greenwich Winter Time Festival, a snowy festive takeover of the world heritage-listed Old Royal Naval College, located right beside the Cutty Sark. The space in front of the riverside building will have a covered ice rink, and a Christmas market filled with contemporary craft and design stalls. Don’t worry, it’s not all ulta-modern:… Read more »

Independent Ceramics Market

Get your hands on unique and original ceramics from over 60 innovative ceramicists, and DIY potters at the Independent Ceramics Market. Exhibitors include current students, up-and-coming graduates, and established ceramicists from various London ceramic studio’s and workshops including, Turning Earth, Glebe Road Studios, Peckham The Kiln Rooms and Ceramics Studio Co-op. Once your bags are full of… Read more »

Glassblowing by Candlelight

Want to see some real live glassblowing? This makes the perfect present-buying opportunity for the crafty and curious: visit a London workshop and be plied with mulled wine and mince pies while artists demonstrate this unusual craft by candlelight. There will also be a lucky dip for a chance to blow your very own Christmas bauble during the evening.  Thursday 14th December… Read more »

Sunday Brunch ? Why not try… Bad egg

You had a busy week and you want to enjoy a nice brunch, but don`t really want to cook it yourself ? Bad Egg is London’s ultimate brunch destination and pops up every weekend at Little Smoke in Moorgate. They don’t kid around about ‘bottomless’. Go for the Mimosa (orange juice and prosecco), and watch… Read more »

New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Sunday December 31st 2017

London New Year’s Eve Fireworks is a spectacular experience that you’ll never forget. Set against London’s dramatic skyline, it should be number one on your bucket list of things to do in the city. There’ll be music, lighting, fireworks and more at one of London’s biggest celebrations of the year. You can enjoy a range of… Read more »

November Highlights

Bonfire Night Firework– November in London begins with an abundance of Bonfire Night fireworks to warm us all up. Wrap up snug, head to one of the capital’s many firework displays, and enjoy a show of spectacular colours over London. Main firework action takes places on Sunday November 5th 2017 . Ice Skating Rinks In London – November in… Read more »

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland – November 17th 2017 – January 1st 2018.

  The Grinch would have a real job stealing all the Christmas from Hyde Park’s massive tribute to festive fun, which is back for an eleventh year in 2017. Entry to Winter Wonderland is free, and a wander past the fairground rides, around child-friendly Santa Land (including Santa’s grotto) or through the Christmas markets is… Read more »

Ice Skating Rinks In London

Whether your ice skating skills are jaw-droppingly magnificent or utterly non-existent, you’ll still find London’s ice rinks as enchanting as ever. And it’s not just during Christmas that you can get your skates on, as there are still plenty of rink options on offer post-December. Here’s a round-up of all the best London ice skating… Read more »

Hungry? Why not try… Humble Grape Blackfriars

If you don’t know your Bordeaux from your Burgundy, wine bars can be intimidating. Happily, that’s not the case at Humble Grape, which lives up to its name with an unpretentious approach to vino. Having originally made its home in Battersea, this independent wine bar and shop has opened a second branch down a cobbled… Read more »

Christmas Lights In London

November is the month when London gets transformed into the sparkliest, blingiest, most festive place on earth with the switching on of Christmas lights all over town. This is London at its most bling. There’s nothing like the twinkle of London Christmas lights to give the city an instant festive makeover. Get planning your wintery outing with… Read more »

Southbank Centre Winter Festival

The Southbank Centre Winter Festival returns in 2017. Along with its array of festive shows and performances, they will also be celebrating the coldest season with a fistful of fun pop-ups and activities along a Nordic theme. The annual Wintertime Christmas market will be back and better than ever too, alongside an alpine pop-up lodge and a… Read more »

Bonfire Night Firework

As the autumn evenings get chillier, November steps up with loads of fireworks to warm us all up. Wrap up snug, head to one of the capital’s many bonfire displays, and enjoy a show of colours over London’s top attractions and beyond. Firework displays take place across the whole of London. Stay in your local area, or venture further afield, and pick… Read more »

October Highlights

The return of crisp days and cold evenings mean that autumn is well and truly here, but that’s no excuse to hibernate. Take a long, or short, walk that ends with Sunday lunch at one of London’s best pubs with a fire, or for something altogether spookier, there’s Halloween to look forward to, which means parties and fancy dress galore. Summer might… Read more »