Christmas in London

Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Discover the true meaning of Christmas by donating time to others. | By Harry Rosehill
Where To Go Ice Skating In London At Christmas

Where To Go Ice Skating In London At Christmas

London's winter ice skating rinks. | By Laura Reynolds
Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

Artificial snow and all. | By Will Noble
It's Already Christmas At Harrods

It's Already Christmas At Harrods

Festive greetings! | By Will Noble
You Can Still Recycle Your Christmas Tree

You Can Still Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Do some Twelfth Night treecycling. | Sponsor
Deal Of The Day: New Year's Eve Extravaganza At Library

Deal Of The Day: New Year's Eve Extravaganza At Library

Tango dancers, burlesque, cabaret and pole dancing performers... | By Partner
Where To Go Wassailing In London

Where To Go Wassailing In London

Welcome in the new year in an old way. | By Sejal Sukhadwala
Deal Of The Day: South Pole Saloon New Year's Eve Party In Brixton

Deal Of The Day: South Pole Saloon New Year's Eve Party In Brixton

Live music, Christmas cocktails and obligatory street food. | By Partner
The Holly Man Returns To Bankside To Mark The End Of Another Festive Season

The Holly Man Returns To Bankside To Mark The End Of Another Festive Season

Elaborate costumes, wacky performances and a knees-up. | By Kyra Hanson
Deal Of The Day: New Year's Eve At The Silver Mansion

Deal Of The Day: New Year's Eve At The Silver Mansion

Jazz singers, fire shows, cage dancing and more | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: Kisstory Host New Year's Eve Party At The O2

Deal Of The Day: Kisstory Host New Year's Eve Party At The O2

Dance your way into the New Year. | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: Dayzed New Year's Eve Prohibition Party

Deal Of The Day: Dayzed New Year's Eve Prohibition Party

Party like it's the 1920s | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: Bottomless Brunch At The Proud Archivist

Deal Of The Day: Bottomless Brunch At The Proud Archivist

The perfect hangover cure for a month's worth of Christmas drinks | By Partner
Try This Tricky London Christmas Quiz

Try This Tricky London Christmas Quiz

Brush off the turkey crumbs, pour yourself a port and get stuck in. | By Will Noble
Really Bad Christmas Cracker Jokes About The Tube

Really Bad Christmas Cracker Jokes About The Tube

Print them out and horrify your loved ones. | By Will Noble
Top London Christmas Instagram Posts 2015

Top London Christmas Instagram Posts 2015

Our pick of the festive snaps. | By Laura Reynolds
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol?

The ultimate London Christmas story. | By Will Noble
Deal Of The Day: Christmas At Proud Cabaret City

Deal Of The Day: Christmas At Proud Cabaret City

Liven up your Tuesday evening with a night of cabaret. | By Partner
A Tale Of One Sprawling City: Dickensian Comes To BBC One

A Tale Of One Sprawling City: Dickensian Comes To BBC One

EastEnders veteran goes Victorian. | By Stuart Black
 Five Unique London Experiences For Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Five Unique London Experiences For Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Surprise them with hula hoops and dim sum. | By Partner
8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Christmas In London

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Christmas In London

Seasonal trivia with a capital flavour. | By M@
Last Minute And Lazy London Shoppers: Still Time To Buy Online

Last Minute And Lazy London Shoppers: Still Time To Buy Online

Give the gift of Londonist. | By Londonist
Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

1940s nostalgia ahoy. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Deal Of The Day: Nightmare Before Christmas At Winterville

Deal Of The Day: Nightmare Before Christmas At Winterville

Sword swallowing, acrobatics and a flaming apocalyptic finale. | By Partner
What The Christmas Travel Shutdown Looks Like For London

What The Christmas Travel Shutdown Looks Like For London

You want to get to Gatwick? Ahahahahaha! | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London Between Christmas And New Year 2015

Things To Do In London Between Christmas And New Year 2015

Things to do at Twixtmas. | By Londonist
Deal Of The Day: See London's Christmas Lights On A Routemaster Tour

Deal Of The Day: See London's Christmas Lights On A Routemaster Tour

Avoid the crowds and get half-price tickets. | By Partner
London's New Year's Day Parade: What? Where? Who?

London's New Year's Day Parade: What? Where? Who?

Your guide to 1 January's festivities. | By Kyra Hanson
11 Last-Minute Things To Do In London This Christmas

11 Last-Minute Things To Do In London This Christmas

Toffee apples, finger knitting and Victorian fun. | By Partner
Where To Watch The 2015 New Year's Eve Fireworks For Free

Where To Watch The 2015 New Year's Eve Fireworks For Free

And where to get a pre-show drink nearby. | By Kyra Hanson
London's Best Mince Pies

London's Best Mince Pies

We've only got eyes for these mince pies. | By Helen Graves
Alternative Things To Do On New Year's Eve

Alternative Things To Do On New Year's Eve

Climb the O2, hang out with penguins or gorge on Tarantino. | By Londonist
Video: A Giant Tube Map Made Out Of Quality Street

Video: A Giant Tube Map Made Out Of Quality Street

Someone had to do it. | By Geoff Marshall
Review: Pride And Prejudice The Panto Is Two Classics In One

Review: Pride And Prejudice The Panto Is Two Classics In One

Jane Austen jollied up. | By BelindaL ★★★★☆
London's Best Christmas Afternoon Teas

London's Best Christmas Afternoon Teas

Treat yourself to festive pastries. | By Helen Graves
Review: Families Will Love This Inventive Stage Version Of Room On The Broom

Review: Families Will Love This Inventive Stage Version Of Room On The Broom

Witches and puppets. | By Lettie Mckie ★★★★★
4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

Brrrr-ing it on. | By Lettie Mckie
Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

From Scotland to London on foot. | By Stuart Black
Chimps Throw Tea Party At Selfridges And Other Vintage London Xmas Videos

Chimps Throw Tea Party At Selfridges And Other Vintage London Xmas Videos

Courtesy of BFI and British Pathe. | By Will Noble
Where To Drink Hot And Mulled Cocktails In Winter 2015

Where To Drink Hot And Mulled Cocktails In Winter 2015

Tis the season for heating up booze. | By Londonist
London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

Everyone loves a bit of cartography. | By Zoe Craig
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London

For when you've already done the lights, the ice rinks and the panto. | By Zoe Craig
The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

Amazing results from compact technology. | By Partner
How To Make Your Own Tube Roundel Christmas Tree Decoration

How To Make Your Own Tube Roundel Christmas Tree Decoration

Amaze and amuse friends and family. | By Zoe Craig
Find Unique And Unusual Christmas Gifts: Shop South Bank

Find Unique And Unusual Christmas Gifts: Shop South Bank

Eat, drink, shop and be merry! | By Londonist
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Give the gift of London-themed reading this Christmas. | By Zoe Craig
How To Decide Which Of The 4 Nutcrackers To See In London?

How To Decide Which Of The 4 Nutcrackers To See In London?

Lots of choice for this popular classic. | By Franco Milazzo
Deal Of The Day: Dickens Over Dinner

Deal Of The Day: Dickens Over Dinner

A Christmas Carol feast. | By Partner
London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

Perfect Christmas present ideas for the cyclist in your life. | By Londonist
How To Make A London Soldier Peg Doll Christmas Decoration

How To Make A London Soldier Peg Doll Christmas Decoration

Create your own gorgeous Foot Guardsman to watch over your Christmas tree. | By Zoe Craig
How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

How To Celebrate Chanukah In London

Stuff yourself with fried food. | By Londonist Staff
Wilton's Dick Whittington Has Roundels, Rats And Romps: Review

Wilton's Dick Whittington Has Roundels, Rats And Romps: Review

Can you believe it's the Music Hall's first panto in over 300 years? | By Rosalind Stone ★★★★☆
Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

From £3.50. | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: The Nutcracker For £12

Deal Of The Day: The Nutcracker For £12

Festive family fun. | By Partner
Personalised Maps From Ordnance Survey: The Perfect Present

Personalised Maps From Ordnance Survey: The Perfect Present

Smart-ography. | Sponsor
The Best London Christmas Decorations

The Best London Christmas Decorations

Everyone wants a London-themed tree, right? | By Zoe Craig
Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Tokens with 10% off. | Sponsor
The Best Christmas Film Screenings In London

The Best Christmas Film Screenings In London

Movies to get you in the mood for merriment. | By Londonist Staff
How To Make A London Bus Christmas Tree Decoration

How To Make A London Bus Christmas Tree Decoration

Get bus-y with your hands. | By Laura Reynolds
We Talk Awards, Fish Markets And Megabus Gold With Comedian Jayde Adams

We Talk Awards, Fish Markets And Megabus Gold With Comedian Jayde Adams

Catch her at the Roundhouse in December. | By Londonist
12 Days Of Christmas: Eat, Drink And Be Merry

12 Days Of Christmas: Eat, Drink And Be Merry

Count down to Christmas with events both quintessential and eclectic. | Sponsor
Deal Of The Day: Hit The Ice For Half-Price At Wembley Park

Deal Of The Day: Hit The Ice For Half-Price At Wembley Park

Skate by Wembley Stadium for £6. | By Partner
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday. | By Londonist
Deal Of The Day: Foodies Festival With Up To 50% Off

Deal Of The Day: Foodies Festival With Up To 50% Off

A yuletide feast at Old Truman Brewery. | By Partner
London Christmas Gift Guide: Food And Drink Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Food And Drink Edition

The gift that everyone wants: stuff they can shove in their cake hole. | By Helen Graves
Step Into A Dickensian Christmas At The Charles Dickens Museum

Step Into A Dickensian Christmas At The Charles Dickens Museum

Don't be a Scrooge. | By Laura Reynolds
24 Unique Things To Do In London In December

24 Unique Things To Do In London In December

Whisky tasting, Christmas baking, capoeira and knitting. | Sponsor
The 10 Best Restaurants Open For Christmas Dinner In London

The 10 Best Restaurants Open For Christmas Dinner In London

Skip the washing up and eat out. | By Helen Graves
The 10 Best Restaurants Open For Christmas Dinner In London

The 10 Best Restaurants Open For Christmas Dinner In London

Skip the washing up and eat out. | By Helen Graves
6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

From £99. | By Partner
What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2015?

What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2015?

More than you might think. | By Londonist Staff
Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Smart selections for the lower price range. | By Partner
From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

From HoHo To Soho: How To Crack-Up This Christmas

London's essential festive comedy. | By Ben Venables
I Want My Hat Back Review: The Perfect Antidote To Seasonal Schmaltz

I Want My Hat Back Review: The Perfect Antidote To Seasonal Schmaltz

Beloved children's book comes to National Theatre. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★★☆
London Christmas Gift Guide: Toys And Puzzles Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Toys And Puzzles Edition

Present ideas for both the kids and the 'big kids' in your life. | By Zoe Craig
Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Gorgeous Wintery Photos From Syon House Enchanted Woodland

Couldn't get much lovelier. | By Londonist
7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

In ear, on ear, listening pleasure. | By Partner
The Best Shows In London This Christmas

The Best Shows In London This Christmas

Festive theatre and playful panto. | By Londonist
10 Original Things To Do With Your Mates This Christmas

10 Original Things To Do With Your Mates This Christmas

Charitable knitting to marshmallow making. | Sponsor
London Christmas Gift Guide: Bringing London Home Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Bringing London Home Edition

Why not have an illuminated roundel in your bedroom? | By Laura Reynolds
Bromley's 'Cock And Balls' Christmas Lights And Other Phallic Urban Legends

Bromley's 'Cock And Balls' Christmas Lights And Other Phallic Urban Legends

Including the Harrods lights that told us all to eff off. | By Scott Wood
Things To Do In London On New Year's Eve 2015: Parties And Clubbing

Things To Do In London On New Year's Eve 2015: Parties And Clubbing

The best bashes to go to on the biggest night of the year. | By Londonist
Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Includes helpful buying guide. | By Partner
London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

Taxis and buses and tube, oh my! | By Londonist
Christmas Jumper Day Is Coming: Where To Buy Your Festive Knitwear

Christmas Jumper Day Is Coming: Where To Buy Your Festive Knitwear

Bag your bad Yuletide pullovers here. | By Partner
Count Down To 2016 In London... New York Style

Count Down To 2016 In London... New York Style

All-inclusive Battersea bash. | Sponsor
South Bank In Winter: Striking New Poster Unveiled

South Bank In Winter: Striking New Poster Unveiled

Winter Festival begins. | By Londonist
Review: Is Elf The Musical Worth The High Price Tag?

Review: Is Elf The Musical Worth The High Price Tag?

Top price is £240. | By Laura Dodge ★★★☆☆
London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

Top Christmas presents for the fashionable Londoners in your life. | By Zoe Craig
Christmas 2015: Where To Volunteer In London

Christmas 2015: Where To Volunteer In London

Good causes for the Yuletide season. | By Silvia Baretta