Tagged in CHRISTMAS

This May Be Our Favourite Christmas Advert So Far

This May Be Our Favourite Christmas Advert So Far

Who knew airports could be so cute?
Where to volunteer in London at Christmas

Where to volunteer in London at Christmas

Looking for an impactful way to spend your Christmas?
Pop-up Alert: Igloos By The Thames

Pop-up Alert: Igloos By The Thames

Except these igloos have windows
A Guide To London's 2017 Christmas Ice Rinks

A Guide To London's 2017 Christmas Ice Rinks

Figure-of-eight-faves.
Could one of these be John Lewis' Christmas ad 2017

Could one of these be John Lewis' Christmas ad 2017

Clues from the Christmas Market.
How Do You Like Your Christmas Dinner? Covered In Cheese, Of Course

How Do You Like Your Christmas Dinner? Covered In Cheese, Of Course

Turning Christmas into Cheesemas
Bus Routes That Take You Past The City's Christmas Sights

Bus Routes That Take You Past The City's Christmas Sights

Admire from your moquette seat.
There's A Cracking Events Line-Up At Olympia London This Christmas

There's A Cracking Events Line-Up At Olympia London This Christmas

It's never too soon to plan for Christmas
Did Winston Churchill Really Broadcast From The Churchill Arms?

Did Winston Churchill Really Broadcast From The Churchill Arms?

Would your annual salary cover their flower bill?
Where To Buy Christmas Cakes From Around The World In London

Where To Buy Christmas Cakes From Around The World In London

Wow your festive guests with Japanese Christmas cake
The Best Of Harrow In Photos

The Best Of Harrow In Photos

Come and say harro to Harrow.
Ever Gone For A Deserted Tour Of London On Christmas Day?

Ever Gone For A Deserted Tour Of London On Christmas Day?

A strange experience.
How is this Finsbury Square fountain linked to the Christmas cracker we all know today?

How is this Finsbury Square fountain linked to the Christmas cracker we all know today?

A cracker of a story.
We've rewritten some tube announcements to make them a little more accurate

We've rewritten some tube announcements to make them a little more accurate

Let's make these announcements a little more honest
London's Best Christmas Afternoon Teas

London's Best Christmas Afternoon Teas

Treat yourself to festive pastries.
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.
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.
The 12 Days Of Christmas Pub Crawl

The 12 Days Of Christmas Pub Crawl

Epic seasonal drinking.
Alternative Tube Maps: Merry Christmas

Alternative Tube Maps: Merry Christmas

Vict-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria.
5 Great London Swindlers

5 Great London Swindlers

Depending how you classify 'great'.
Londoners Who Work On Christmas Day

Londoners Who Work On Christmas Day

Meet the folks keeping the show on the road.
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.
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.
What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2014

What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2014

Pubs, restaurants, attractions and transport.
Quirky London Office Christmas Party Ideas 2015

Quirky London Office Christmas Party Ideas 2015

Do stuff, play games, discover things.
This 'Ski Village' Is Coming To London Over Christmas

This 'Ski Village' Is Coming To London Over Christmas

Let's face it, the best bit of skiing is the après bit
Christmas crackers began as a promotional gimmick, right here in London

Christmas crackers began as a promotional gimmick, right here in London

They were produced in Finsbury Square until the 1950s.
Someone's Made A Beautiful Timelapse Video Of London's Christmas Lights

Someone's Made A Beautiful Timelapse Video Of London's Christmas Lights

See the capital in its festive finery
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.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 28-29 November 2015

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 28-29 November 2015

A vintage fair, craft beer and lots of lates.
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!
Guide To Christmas In London 2015

Guide To Christmas In London 2015

Yes, really. Sorry.
Darts At 90: The Modern Game Was Invented In London

Darts At 90: The Modern Game Was Invented In London

In where else, but a pub.
Christmas Family Activities In London

Christmas Family Activities In London

Things to do whether you're young or just young-at-heart.
Stuff The Turkey: Alternative Office Christmas Party Ideas

Stuff The Turkey: Alternative Office Christmas Party Ideas

London things to do, play, discover and experience.
London Stuff Open On Christmas Day

London Stuff Open On Christmas Day

Enjoy Christmas with Dickens, or wander the streets at 6am.
London's Best And Worst Christmas Sandwiches 2015

London's Best And Worst Christmas Sandwiches 2015

Xmas din-dins between two slices of bread? Don't mind if we do.
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.
The Weirdest Christmas Gifts In London's History

The Weirdest Christmas Gifts In London's History

From rubble to radium.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 December 2015

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 December 2015

...if you're not Christmas shopping, that is.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 12-13 December 2015

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 12-13 December 2015

Sport, scarves, skates and swims.
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.
Free And Cheap London Events: 4-10 January 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 4-10 January 2016

London events for under a fiver.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 5-6 December 2015

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 5-6 December 2015

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
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.
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.
The Greatest Christmas Meal Ever Served

The Greatest Christmas Meal Ever Served

22,500 paupers fed in Victorian Soho.
London Transport Closures Over Christmas And New Year

London Transport Closures Over Christmas And New Year

Roundup of public transport over the holidays.
What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2013?

What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2013?

Why stay in with the Queen and Doctor Who?
The Best London Christmas Decorations

The Best London Christmas Decorations

Everyone wants a London-themed tree, right?
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 7-8 December 2013

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 7-8 December 2013

Enchanted woodland, Eel Pie Island, music
Free And Cheap London Events: 7-13 December 2015

Free And Cheap London Events: 7-13 December 2015

Goings on that cost less than £5.
The Best Shows In London This Christmas

The Best Shows In London This Christmas

Festive theatre and playful panto.
Santa's Lap: London Postcode Jigsaw Puzzle

Santa's Lap: London Postcode Jigsaw Puzzle

How quickly can you piece the capital together?
London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

Top Christmas presents for the fashionable Londoners in your life.
Top 10 Christmas Attractions In London

Top 10 Christmas Attractions In London

Our pick of the better and lesser-known Yuletide events around town.
How To Have A Veggie Christmas In London

How To Have A Veggie Christmas In London

Pop-ups, fairs, classes and cookbooks.
Markets And Shopping Events: November 2014

Markets And Shopping Events: November 2014

Pop-ups are popping up all over the place.
Free And Cheap London Events: 14-20 December 2015

Free And Cheap London Events: 14-20 December 2015

Pre-Christmas events for under a fiver.
Why Christmas In London Sucks

Why Christmas In London Sucks

Chris Lockie's got beef.
The London Of Ebenezer Scrooge

The London Of Ebenezer Scrooge

Scenes from A Christmas Carol.
Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Includes helpful buying guide.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

Everyone loves a bit of cartography.
Free And Cheap London Events: 30 November-6 December 2015

Free And Cheap London Events: 30 November-6 December 2015

All £5 or less.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 24 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Thursday 24 December 2015

Bid for your Christmas dinner at a meat auction
Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Nature Lights Up Christmas At Kew Gardens

Fun for romantics and the young at heart.
Bag A Christmas Bargain At Free Shopping Events

Bag A Christmas Bargain At Free Shopping Events

Carnaby and Covent Garden help ease the pain.
London Winter Markets For 2012

London Winter Markets For 2012

Festive shopping and lashings of mulled wine.
Giant LEGO Advent Calendar Arrives In Covent Garden

Giant LEGO Advent Calendar Arrives In Covent Garden

Doors will be opened every day at 4pm.
Top London Christmas Instagram Posts 2015

Top London Christmas Instagram Posts 2015

Our pick of the festive snaps.
Explore The Greenhouses And Garden Centres Of Crews Hill

Explore The Greenhouses And Garden Centres Of Crews Hill

A quirky day out in Enfield's horticultural mile.
Things To Do In London On Christmas Eve

Things To Do In London On Christmas Eve

One more sleep!
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 December

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 December

Christmas, ping pong, noses, Saturnalia, Christmas and Christmas.
German Christmas Market Brings Festive Cheer To Tate Modern

German Christmas Market Brings Festive Cheer To Tate Modern

Unique gifts, traditional food and Christmas music.
Southbank Winter Festival — Can You Avoid Using The C-Word?

Southbank Winter Festival — Can You Avoid Using The C-Word?

Tickets on sale now for Christmassy shows.
See Photos Of Christmas In London From 1914

See Photos Of Christmas In London From 1914

First exhibition dedicated to pioneering female photographer.
10 Ways To Have An Historic Christmas In London

10 Ways To Have An Historic Christmas In London

Time travel through retro jumpers, Dickens and Tudor feasts.
Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Christmas 2014: Children's Theatre Guide

Tin soldiers, Gruffalos and Snow Dragons aplenty.
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.
Best Of Londonist: London's Witty Tube Drivers Are At It Again

Best Of Londonist: London's Witty Tube Drivers Are At It Again

Plus the spending review, department store wars and more.
Ticket Alert: Downton Abbey Cast Christmas Readings

Ticket Alert: Downton Abbey Cast Christmas Readings

Mingle with actors from the popular TV series.
London's Weirdest Festive Food

London's Weirdest Festive Food

Christmas dinner on a pizza, anyone?
Winterville 2015: Free Festival Arrives In Victoria Park Next Month

Winterville 2015: Free Festival Arrives In Victoria Park Next Month

Wonderland of the east is back.
Win A Berwick Street Hamper Worth £1000

Win A Berwick Street Hamper Worth £1000

Jam-packed with goodies.
London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

London’s Best Family-Friendly Christmas Shows

Top tips on where to entertain the family this Christmas.
Free Ice Skating in The Scoop @ More London

Free Ice Skating in The Scoop @ More London

Free skating plus a Christmas Market in SE1
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.
Faithfull's Glory Hole

Faithfull's Glory Hole

Alcoholic Advent Calendars To Warm Up December

Alcoholic Advent Calendars To Warm Up December

Count down the days with booze...
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: All Under £10

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: All Under £10

Ideal for Secret Santa or stocking fillers.
The Friday Photos: Festive Fun

The Friday Photos: Festive Fun

London's looking Christmassy.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

Perfect Christmas present ideas for the cyclist in your life.
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?
Best Of Londonist: Christmas Beers, New Stations And Umbrella Etiquette

Best Of Londonist: Christmas Beers, New Stations And Umbrella Etiquette

A week's worth of London(ist) goodies.
 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.
South Bank In Winter: Striking New Poster Unveiled

South Bank In Winter: Striking New Poster Unveiled

Winter Festival begins.
Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Smart selections for the lower price range.
Santa's Lap: Designer Oyster Card Holders

Santa's Lap: Designer Oyster Card Holders

Cinderella: Book Now And You Shall Go To The Ball

Cinderella: Book Now And You Shall Go To The Ball

See Cinders at Millfield Theatre.
London's Christmas Beers 2015

London's Christmas Beers 2015

Hoppy Xmas.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

Taxis and buses and tube, oh my!
Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 24 December 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 24 December 2013

We've written Christmas so many times, the word doesn't make sense anymore.
London's Christmas Beers

London's Christmas Beers

Seasonal sups.
What's A Russian Christmas In London Like?

What's A Russian Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
London At Christmas: Time Lapse Video

London At Christmas: Time Lapse Video

Beautifully contrasting the timeless grandeur of the city with the relentless pace of life below it.
London Christmas Gift Guide: London Experiences

London Christmas Gift Guide: London Experiences

For the person who has everything.
Christmas Show Crackers 2013: Festive Theatre in London

Christmas Show Crackers 2013: Festive Theatre in London

Fairytales, classics, interactive and of course, the pantos.
What’s A Spanish Christmas In London Like?

What’s A Spanish Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
Seasonal Shopping 2011: Christmas Fairs And Markets

Seasonal Shopping 2011: Christmas Fairs And Markets

Special festive shopping events around London
Find Unique And Unusual Christmas Gifts: Shop South Bank

Find Unique And Unusual Christmas Gifts: Shop South Bank

Eat, drink, shop and be merry!
The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

Amazing results from compact technology.
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.
Escape Christmas Shopping Hell With An American Werewolf In London

Escape Christmas Shopping Hell With An American Werewolf In London

Join Londonist for special screening of horror classic.
Friday Photos: London Christmas Trees 2015

Friday Photos: London Christmas Trees 2015

Evergreen content.
What’s An Ethiopian Christmas In London Like?

What’s An Ethiopian Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
Best Of Londonist: Christmas Roundels, Unusual Train Journeys And Gluten Free Nosh

Best Of Londonist: Christmas Roundels, Unusual Train Journeys And Gluten Free Nosh

Everything you need to know from the last seven days.
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.
What’s A Goan Christmas In London Like?

What’s A Goan Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
South Bank London Has Christmas All Wrapped Up

South Bank London Has Christmas All Wrapped Up

Festive food, film, theatre and freebies to be found.
Interview: Crumbs and Doilies

Interview: Crumbs and Doilies

Londonist Interviews ... Baroness Von Reichardt of the Treatment Rooms

Londonist Interviews ... Baroness Von Reichardt of the Treatment Rooms

Selfridges Christmas Windows: A Recent History

Selfridges Christmas Windows: A Recent History

Including a window of lost or never-built London structures.
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.
The Best Seats For Less: Get Into London Theatre 2014

The Best Seats For Less: Get Into London Theatre 2014

Snap up discounted theatre tickets for January/February 2014.
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.
Things To Do In London: Friday 12 December 2014

Things To Do In London: Friday 12 December 2014

Chocolate, sci-fi, jazz, German folklore.
London's Top Tweeters

London's Top Tweeters

We lead, you follow.
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 3 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Thursday 3 December 2015

Meet an actual, real-life astronaut.
Get Ready For Christmas In London 2014

Get Ready For Christmas In London 2014

Are there really only five months to go?
What’s An Italian Christmas In London Like?

What’s An Italian Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
A Temple To Hot Booze Opens In Hoxton This December

A Temple To Hot Booze Opens In Hoxton This December

Come and have a drink if you think you're cold enough.
Things To Do In London: Monday 21 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Monday 21 December 2015

See London by speedboat.
Things To Do In London: Wednesday 9 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Wednesday 9 December 2015

Cheese, transport and Beatrix Potter.
Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Pop Up Screens Returns To Notting Hill For Christmas

Winter wonderland of cinema.
There's A Tube Train Door Chime That Sounds Like A Christmas Film Theme Tune

There's A Tube Train Door Chime That Sounds Like A Christmas Film Theme Tune

There really is.
VIDEO: What Dickens Did For Christmas

VIDEO: What Dickens Did For Christmas

It wouldn't be the same without him.
Covent Garden Christmas Lights Switch On Tonight

Covent Garden Christmas Lights Switch On Tonight

Here's a time-lapse vid to set the mood.
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Give the gift of London-themed reading this Christmas.
Eat Reindeer At Finnish Pop-Up Tënu This Christmas

Eat Reindeer At Finnish Pop-Up Tënu This Christmas

Nordic nosh in Soho.
London's Best And Worst Christmas Decorations

London's Best And Worst Christmas Decorations

And where's the house that's gone the most insane this year?
Elf The Musical To Join West End This Christmas

Elf The Musical To Join West End This Christmas

SANTA! OH MY GOD! SANTA'S COMING!
Watch The Best London Films With Cocktails And Gourmet Food In Hand

Watch The Best London Films With Cocktails And Gourmet Food In Hand

Londonist and Underground Film Club team up for film treats.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 January 2016

Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 January 2016

Boldly go into the Solar System.
Once Upon A Christmas: Wild And Wacky Panto On The Streets Of Covent Garden

Once Upon A Christmas: Wild And Wacky Panto On The Streets Of Covent Garden

Site-specific fun, and good for your elf.
What’s A West African-Greek-British Christmas In London Like?

What’s A West African-Greek-British Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
The Best London Christmas Album In The World...Ever

The Best London Christmas Album In The World...Ever

The essential Christmas album, full of classic favourites, or something.
A Dark And Funny Christmas: Alternative Shows For Adults

A Dark And Funny Christmas: Alternative Shows For Adults

Sweary songs, dark comedy and anti-festive fayre.
Santa's Lap: The View From The Shard Gift Certificates

Santa's Lap: The View From The Shard Gift Certificates

Buy tickets for the best new view in town.
As We Like It: Join Us For Shakespeare In Love In Waterloo Vaults

As We Like It: Join Us For Shakespeare In Love In Waterloo Vaults

Special Londonist screening of superlative rom-com.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 6 November 2014

Things To Do In London: Thursday 6 November 2014

It's late night at the Horniman and Brunel Museums.
Best Of Londonist: Rare Skeletons, Posh Kebabs And A Veggie Christmas

Best Of Londonist: Rare Skeletons, Posh Kebabs And A Veggie Christmas

Top picks from last week on Londonist.
Alternative Pub Crawls: 12 Days Of Christmas

Alternative Pub Crawls: 12 Days Of Christmas

12 pubs? In one day? All themed around the presents My True Love gave to me at Christmas? It'll never work.
Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Geffrye Museum Conjures Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Transforming our ideas of tradition.
London News Roundup

London News Roundup

A Soho fire, black James Bond and Love Craptually.
Party In Style This Christmas At These Lavish Parties

Party In Style This Christmas At These Lavish Parties

It's only once a year, after all.
Things To Do In London: Tuesday 1 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Tuesday 1 December 2015

It's December, people!
Things To Do In London: Monday 7 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Monday 7 December 2015

Carols, Christmas jumpers and comedy.
What’s A German Christmas In London Like?

What’s A German Christmas In London Like?

Uncovering the different ways people celebrate the season.
Things To Do In London Today: Monday 23 December 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Monday 23 December 2013

Wallace and Gromit and Dickens. The greats.
Pop Up Screens Bring Christmas Films To Notting Hill

Pop Up Screens Bring Christmas Films To Notting Hill

Eight days of Christmas celluloid.
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.
Crap Christmas Windows 2012 #1

Crap Christmas Windows 2012 #1

A minimalist effort at a sexy Santa.
South Bank Winter: Festive Fancies

South Bank Winter: Festive Fancies

Wrap up and get exploring.
Londonist Out Loud: A Georgian London Christmas

Londonist Out Loud: A Georgian London Christmas

Who introduced the Christmas tree to London?
Things To Do In London: Thursday 17 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Thursday 17 December 2015

Warm your cockles at a free whisky masterclass.
Best Of Londonist: The One With The Chocolate Tube Map

Best Of Londonist: The One With The Chocolate Tube Map

Plus Star Wars, Notting Hill Carnival and mince pies.
Things To Do In London: Tuesday 15 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Tuesday 15 December 2015

Have a hand-made christmas this year with these crafty workshops.
The Next Stop Is... Christmas

The Next Stop Is... Christmas

Ho, ho, ho.
In Pictures: Serpentine Christmas Day Swimmers

In Pictures: Serpentine Christmas Day Swimmers

80 take part in Peter Pan Cup race.
Things To Do In London: Tuesday 8 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Tuesday 8 December 2015

Are we gonna need a bigger boat?
How To Celebrate Sinterklaas In London

How To Celebrate Sinterklaas In London

Welcome Saint Nicholas with our friends from the Low Countries
Santa's Lap: London Institution Gift Memberships

Santa's Lap: London Institution Gift Memberships

A gift that lasts all year.
How Not To Be Selfish This Christmas

How Not To Be Selfish This Christmas

Finally, a campaign to care about!
Londonist Reviews: The Selfridges Christmas Windows

Londonist Reviews: The Selfridges Christmas Windows

Jim Broadbent Is A Loveable Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

Jim Broadbent Is A Loveable Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

Dickens as Dickens would have known it.
In Pictures: SantaCon 2012

In Pictures: SantaCon 2012

A jolly red and white invasion of many, many Santas.
Friday Photos: It's Christmas Time

Friday Photos: It's Christmas Time

Ho-ho-ho.
A Magical Christmas Comes To Belgrave Square Garden

A Magical Christmas Comes To Belgrave Square Garden

Sleigh rides, a petting zoo... and of course Santa.
Find Out How Astronauts Stay Healthy At Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Find Out How Astronauts Stay Healthy At Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

All about that space, 'bout that space.
Top 10 Christmas Gigs

Top 10 Christmas Gigs

Christmas is a time for gigging
Things To Do In London: Wednesday 16 December 2015

Things To Do In London: Wednesday 16 December 2015

Kittens, candlelit events and a writing workshop for early risers.
Review: Waitrose Cookery School

Review: Waitrose Cookery School

Flashes, Bangs And Burning Diamonds: The Early Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Flashes, Bangs And Burning Diamonds: The Early Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Bringing science to the kids since 1825.
Santa's Lap: London Gin Club Tasting Menu

Santa's Lap: London Gin Club Tasting Menu

Give the gift of the best G&T in London.
Opera Review: Carmen @ Royal Opera House

Opera Review: Carmen @ Royal Opera House

Melodic torment from a top-notch cast.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 1-2 December

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 1-2 December

Fill your weekend with cheery things.
Preview: We Make London Christmas Craft Shows

Preview: We Make London Christmas Craft Shows

Looking for thoughtful, unique, eco-friendly and handmade Christmas presents? Look no further.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 11 December 2014

Things To Do In London: Thursday 11 December 2014

Christmas shopping, lots of comedy, and London folklore.
Festive Photos: London's Chimneys

Festive Photos: London's Chimneys

Here's hoping Santa doesn't get stuck.
Santa's Lap: Vic Lee's London Prints

Santa's Lap: Vic Lee's London Prints

Illustrations of London streets and neighbourhoods with beautiful typography and design.
Things To Do In London Today: Wednesday 4 December 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Wednesday 4 December 2013

Christmas, other stuff, Christmas, Christmas.
Escorts To Christmas Light Installers: Meet London's Night Workers

Escorts To Christmas Light Installers: Meet London's Night Workers

Three weeks of documentary screenings across London.
Cycle Hire Record Broken On Christmas Day

Cycle Hire Record Broken On Christmas Day

A bumper day for the cycle hire scheme.
Santa's Lap: The Best London Books Of 2012

Santa's Lap: The Best London Books Of 2012

Find out what was London book of the year...then buy it as a gift.
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.
Santa's Lap: The Periodic Table Of Arsenal

Santa's Lap: The Periodic Table Of Arsenal

The perfect gift for your Gunners-loving uncle or that Spurs-supporting cousin you never really liked.
Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum 2014

Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum 2014

Not only for tube geeks.
Santa's Lap: London Landmark Architectural Models

Santa's Lap: London Landmark Architectural Models

Build your own Battersea Power Station.
Friday Photos: Busy Shoppers

Friday Photos: Busy Shoppers

Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?
Gig Alert: Station Sessions @ St Pancras

Gig Alert: Station Sessions @ St Pancras

Take a break from rush hour with a free gig by very special secret guests.
Video: Santacon 2013

Video: Santacon 2013

A very merry gathering.
Christmas Storm: London Public Transport

Christmas Storm: London Public Transport

Storm disruption.
Festive Pop Up Screens In Brick Lane

Festive Pop Up Screens In Brick Lane

Cheesy Christmas films screened in a winter wonderland.
A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

A Little Bit Of Sci-Fi For Christmas

London Shorts Q&A with director Jamie Stone.
Theatre Review: The Magistrate @ The National Theatre

Theatre Review: The Magistrate @ The National Theatre

A farce as preposterous as most Christmas traditions comes to the National.
Reader's Rant: Oyster Cards For Kids

Reader's Rant: Oyster Cards For Kids

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.
Go Reindeer Petting In Covent Garden

Go Reindeer Petting In Covent Garden

They love it really. Maybe.
Ticket Alert: Nine Lessons And Carols For Godless People

Ticket Alert: Nine Lessons And Carols For Godless People

Annual Christmas shows are on sale.
Review: Carving Masterclass @ Simpson's-In-The-Strand

Review: Carving Masterclass @ Simpson's-In-The-Strand

In Pictures: Superb Christmas Decorations In South London

In Pictures: Superb Christmas Decorations In South London

Are these the best dressed houses and windows you've seen this year?
Theatre Round-Up: Panto And Christmas Shows In London

Theatre Round-Up: Panto And Christmas Shows In London

The pick of this year's festive shows.
Put Some Science Into Your Christmas

Put Some Science Into Your Christmas

Get tickets for Robin Ince's new version of the Godless shows.
Panto Review: Aladdin @ The Theatre At The O2

Panto Review: Aladdin @ The Theatre At The O2

Lily Savage twinkles as Twankey in Aladdin at the O2. It's pure escapism for adults, never mind for the kids.
Addison Lee Is Giving Away A Prize Every Day In December

Addison Lee Is Giving Away A Prize Every Day In December

You can keep your maids-a-milking.
London Short Fiction: Keep The Change

London Short Fiction: Keep The Change

A sneaky taxi ride through London.
Win £100 Of Theatre Tokens With Soho Theatre

Win £100 Of Theatre Tokens With Soho Theatre

Will you win? Break a leg!
Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

A macabre antidote to festive cheer.
Santa's Lap: London Boroughs Silhouette Map

Santa's Lap: London Boroughs Silhouette Map

Particularly good for proud residents of Bromley and Barnet.
Santa's Lap: A Silky Map Of London

Santa's Lap: A Silky Map Of London

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...
Last Minute Alternative Christmas Day Ideas

Last Minute Alternative Christmas Day Ideas

Tweets Of Snow: Model Village Covered By Twitter Snowfall

Tweets Of Snow: Model Village Covered By Twitter Snowfall

A splendid model Spitalfields and a Twitter hashtag combine in this fun snow-based idea.
Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum

Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum's gift shop is quite possibly the best place in London to pick up unusual Christmas presents. We've rounded up some of our favourites.
Selfridges Christmas Windows

Selfridges Christmas Windows

Santa's Lap: Historical London A-Z

Santa's Lap: Historical London A-Z

Explore London with a 1938/9 A-Z.
Christmas Fun In The Brunel Museum's Underground Chamber

Christmas Fun In The Brunel Museum's Underground Chamber

One of those 'must do' London things.
Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Great deals in the West End.
Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 5 December 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 5 December 2013

Wreaths, science and Derek Jacobi.
Santa's Lap: Vintage London Map Bracelets

Santa's Lap: Vintage London Map Bracelets

With the River Thames picked out in blue.
Video: How To Enjoy London's Christmas Markets

Video: How To Enjoy London's Christmas Markets

This is funny. Watch this.
Santa's Lap: Tube Tables

Santa's Lap: Tube Tables

Project the Tube onto your floor or ceiling with these elegant coffee tables.
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.
"Bloomin' Christmas Again": Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

"Bloomin' Christmas Again": Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

Lyric Hammersmith stages the 1973 children's novel.
Visit Greenwich This Christmas

Visit Greenwich This Christmas

For shopping, panto, Advent Windows and Father Christmas (sponsored post).
What Did You Do On Christmas Day In London 2012?

What Did You Do On Christmas Day In London 2012?

It was a wet one but that didn't put people off venturing out.
London's Biggest Gingerbread House @ The Langham

London's Biggest Gingerbread House @ The Langham

Forget Shard, Heron and Strata, The Langham has just unveiled London’s biggest ever Gingerbread House.
Abstract Photos Of London's Christmas Lights

Abstract Photos Of London's Christmas Lights

Can you work out where these shots were taken? No, of course you can't.
Santa's Lap: The Londoner Christmas Package

Santa's Lap: The Londoner Christmas Package

Fill your beloved Londoner's stockings with quirky maps from Herb Lester
A Christmas Party With Dogs, For Dogs

A Christmas Party With Dogs, For Dogs

Ho! Ho! Ho! Woof!
Best Of Londonist: Sniffer Dogs, Sucky Christmas And Sprout Wine

Best Of Londonist: Sniffer Dogs, Sucky Christmas And Sprout Wine

What you may have missed on Londonist this week.
Get Xmas Bargains @BOXPARK Market Place This Weekend

Get Xmas Bargains @BOXPARK Market Place This Weekend

20% off lots of great stuff.
Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum 2013

Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum 2013

Creative, nostalgic, bright and beautiful gifts.
Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Festive family-friendly ballet returns.
London Short Fiction: The Perfect Gift

London Short Fiction: The Perfect Gift

Eros falls in love.
Christmas Shopping At Imperial War Museums Shop

Christmas Shopping At Imperial War Museums Shop

Unusual gift ideas with a vintage twist (sponsored)
Video: The Night Before Christmas

Video: The Night Before Christmas

We get festive.
New Year Fireworks (and other stuff) in London

New Year Fireworks (and other stuff) in London

Emmy The Great And Tim Wheeler Release Christmas Record

Emmy The Great And Tim Wheeler Release Christmas Record

It's a bit early but This Is Christmas.
Local Artists Create Handmade Wrapping Paper At Shinebright

Local Artists Create Handmade Wrapping Paper At Shinebright

Wrap up at the pop-up.
Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

From Scotland to London on foot.
The Night Before Christmas Is An Absolute Cracker

The Night Before Christmas Is An Absolute Cracker

If you only see one show this season head to Soho Theatre.
Christmas Gets Creepy At The London Dungeon

Christmas Gets Creepy At The London Dungeon

Mince pies and Mwahahas
A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

An all-sensory version of the Christmas classic.
Santa's Lap: London Beer

Santa's Lap: London Beer

Gift ideas from Meantime, Kernel, Camden Town & By The Horns breweries.
Meow Meow’s Little Match Girl: Southbank Centre Ticket Offer

Meow Meow’s Little Match Girl: Southbank Centre Ticket Offer

A sizzling show to defrost the coldest of hearts (sponsored post).
Santa's Lap: Ten Poems About London

Santa's Lap: Ten Poems About London

A poetic gift and card in one.
Booksy

Booksy

Santa's Lap: Limited Edition London Landmark Prints

Santa's Lap: Limited Edition London Landmark Prints

See familiar landmarks in a new light.
The 12 Campaigns Of Christmas

The 12 Campaigns Of Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas, a public sector organisation-slash-charity said to me...
Santa's Lap: Architectural Tours Of The Thames

Santa's Lap: Architectural Tours Of The Thames

A sunset cruise with mulled wine.
Santa's Lap: ClueQuest Live Escape Game Vouchers

Santa's Lap: ClueQuest Live Escape Game Vouchers

One intensely exciting hour of fun.
Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

Post War Radio Rations Review: The Fitzrovia Christmas Special

1940s nostalgia ahoy.
Santa's Lap: Arty Globe London And Greenwich

Santa's Lap: Arty Globe London And Greenwich

Lovely art prints and more.
Comedy Review: Henning Wehn's Christmas Do @ Leicester Square Theatre

Comedy Review: Henning Wehn's Christmas Do @ Leicester Square Theatre

Carols and comedy for a Sunday afternoon.
What Myrrh Is This?

What Myrrh Is This?

Seasonal Sonic Treats At Spitalfields Music Winter Festival

Seasonal Sonic Treats At Spitalfields Music Winter Festival

Exceptional music for the end of the year.
Sandwichist – Festive Roast Turkey Sandwich from Fuzzy’s Grub, St. James’s

Sandwichist – Festive Roast Turkey Sandwich from Fuzzy’s Grub, St. James’s

Help To #CreateChristmas In Victoria

Help To #CreateChristmas In Victoria

Submit your photograph or enjoy the live entertainment.
Preview: Santacon 2011

Preview: Santacon 2011

Dozens of Santas take to the streets this Saturday.
Santa's Lap: The Sultan's Elephant

Santa's Lap: The Sultan's Elephant

The Good, The Bad And The Nutty: English National Ballet's Nutcracker

The Good, The Bad And The Nutty: English National Ballet's Nutcracker

ENB's Christmas offering starts off sweet but ends up just plain nuts.
Santa's Lap: An A-Z Armchair

Santa's Lap: An A-Z Armchair

But which bit of London is at the arse-end?
Cutty Sark Gets Masts And Christmas Tree

Cutty Sark Gets Masts And Christmas Tree

Clipper's restoration gets a little festive.
Shopping For A Good Cause: Boutique de Noel 2013

Shopping For A Good Cause: Boutique de Noel 2013

Original gifts and speciality foods on sale at Kensington Town Hall.
Simon Callow Adds Lustre To Spitalfields Music Winter Festival Line-Up

Simon Callow Adds Lustre To Spitalfields Music Winter Festival Line-Up

Actor just one highlight of a packed schedule.
Santa's Lap: London Skyline Jewellery

Santa's Lap: London Skyline Jewellery

Pieces inspired by the view from Hampstead Heath.
Christmas Comes Earlier To Selfridges

Christmas Comes Earlier To Selfridges

The Patterson Challenge

The Patterson Challenge

Santa's Lap: London Eye Construction Puzzle

Santa's Lap: London Eye Construction Puzzle

Put together 1,718 interlocking, colourful pieces.
A Bunga Bunga Christmas

A Bunga Bunga Christmas

Get ready for Christmas the Italian way round at Silvio's...
Christmas Pub Quizzes For Geeks

Christmas Pub Quizzes For Geeks

Try your hand at a couple of Christmassy science 'pub quizzes' at the British Library and the Book Club.
Real Christmas Trees Delivered By Creekside Christmas

Real Christmas Trees Delivered By Creekside Christmas

£5 off for Londonist readers!
Santa's Lap: Soho Board Game From Smoke

Santa's Lap: Soho Board Game From Smoke

Smoke magazine launches the most alluring board game since Strip Cluedo. 'Soho!' sends players around a stylised version of that neighbourhood, searching in the pubs for tardy journalists.
Ho Ho Hoxton: Santa Writes Christmas Songs To Order

Ho Ho Hoxton: Santa Writes Christmas Songs To Order

And pens this ditty for Londonist readers.
Santa's Lap: London DVDs

Santa's Lap: London DVDs

Documentary films about London Transport, 1920s London and the last 110 years.
Bus-Based Honesty Shop @ St Katharine Docks

Bus-Based Honesty Shop @ St Katharine Docks

Staff-free shopping. We're not sure it'll catch on.
Santa's Lap: Sex Up Someone's Boudoir

Santa's Lap: Sex Up Someone's Boudoir

What's On In London Theatre 27 Nov-3 Dec

What's On In London Theatre 27 Nov-3 Dec

Our top tips for the best theatre, opera and seasonal shows opening in London this week.
Dance Review: The Nutcracker @ The Coliseum

Dance Review: The Nutcracker @ The Coliseum

Santa's Lap: Get Into London Theatre 2013

Santa's Lap: Get Into London Theatre 2013

Be canny, scour the website for the best deals on the shows you (and your loved ones) want to see.
Santa's Lap: Dot To Date Dot To Dot Calendar

Santa's Lap: Dot To Date Dot To Dot Calendar

The Friday Photos: Christmas Lights

The Friday Photos: Christmas Lights

Twinkle, twinkle.
Try Feuerzangenbowle (German Mulled Wine) @ Zeitgeist

Try Feuerzangenbowle (German Mulled Wine) @ Zeitgeist

Santa's Lap: Rare London Books & Prints

Santa's Lap: Rare London Books & Prints

You'll have to have been very good to get one of these this Christmas.
Santa's Lap: London Tales

Santa's Lap: London Tales

100 London illustrations and stories from a new London publisher
Bourgeois And Maurice Remake John Lewis Advert

Bourgeois And Maurice Remake John Lewis Advert

Fa la la la la la
Santa's Lap: London Historians Membership

Santa's Lap: London Historians Membership

Get preferential membership with £10 off.
Santa's Lap: London Diaries 2012

Santa's Lap: London Diaries 2012

Paper diaries that proclaim your Londonyness
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Santa's Lap: London 2012 Memorabilia

Santa's Lap: London 2012 Memorabilia

Give a piece of Games history.
Photo Of The Day: Odd One Out

Photo Of The Day: Odd One Out

Islington residents who studiously don't want to keep up with the Jones's next door.
Galler Luxury Belgian Chocolate at Harrods

Galler Luxury Belgian Chocolate at Harrods

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Santa's Lap: London Kills Me

Santa's Lap: London Kills Me

Screenprints of London on reclaimed materials.
Santa's Lap: London On Film

Santa's Lap: London On Film

A bevy of recently released DVDs.
Review: The Mikado @ The Coliseum

Review: The Mikado @ The Coliseum

Fat suits and pot shots: The Mikado is back in town but not for long.
Santa's Lap: 1930s Modernist London Homes China

Santa's Lap: 1930s Modernist London Homes China

Quick, quick, quick: it's last posting day for the UK so last chance to mail order your Christmas gifts. Get your arse in gear and order some of this awesome china for any Londonophile with an appreciation of modernist architecture and beautiful design.
Preview: Madame Zingara's Theatre of Dreams

Preview: Madame Zingara's Theatre of Dreams

Amy Lamé's Mama Cass Family Singers

Amy Lamé's Mama Cass Family Singers

West End VIP Day

West End VIP Day

Deal Of The Day: The Blues Brothers Christmas Special

Deal Of The Day: The Blues Brothers Christmas Special

Sing along to rock'n roll classics.
Santa's Lap: Landmark Bookends

Santa's Lap: Landmark Bookends

Charity Single "Christmas In Soho" Marks World Aids Day

Charity Single "Christmas In Soho" Marks World Aids Day

A very Londony Christmas single for a timely cause.
London Short Fiction: The Ghost Of Christmas Replete

London Short Fiction: The Ghost Of Christmas Replete

David Croser shares a ghostly Christmas tale.
Go Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum

Go Christmas Shopping At London Transport Museum

Stylish gift ideas from the Covent Garden museum's shop. (Sponsored)
Santa's Lap: Gifts For Urban Gardeners

Santa's Lap: Gifts For Urban Gardeners

Londony gifts for the green-fingered
Listen Up: Christmas With Emmy The Great

Listen Up: Christmas With Emmy The Great

"So this is Christmas, and what have you done?" Well we've only gone and spoken to Emmy The Great about her Christmas record.
Wanted: London Short Fiction With A Christmas Theme

Wanted: London Short Fiction With A Christmas Theme

Could you be the author of the next A Christmas Carol?
Russian Winter Festival In Trafalgar Square

Russian Winter Festival In Trafalgar Square

Santa’s Lap: The London Painting Trail Moleskine Notebook

Santa’s Lap: The London Painting Trail Moleskine Notebook

The National Gallery have teamed up with Moleskine to produce a notebook for London art-lovers, covering seven of the city's finest art institutions.
Skating in a Winter Wonderland

Skating in a Winter Wonderland

Cash Cash Bang Bang

Cash Cash Bang Bang

Review: Duckie's Copyright Christmas @ The Barbican

Review: Duckie's Copyright Christmas @ The Barbican

Christmas cabaret as the Duckie crew serve up some seasonal satire.
Santa's Lap: A Wooden Oyster

Santa's Lap: A Wooden Oyster

Win Exclusive Prizes With The Boxpark Advent Calendar

Win Exclusive Prizes With The Boxpark Advent Calendar

Win prizes daily online (sponsored post).
Santa's Lap: I AM THE LAW

Santa's Lap: I AM THE LAW

Boutique De Noel: Shopping For A Good Cause

Boutique De Noel: Shopping For A Good Cause

Ease yourself into the festive season with a special charity shopping event (sponsored post).
Londonist At Office Party Xmas 2007

Londonist At Office Party Xmas 2007

The Twelve Drinks of Christmas at the Waldorf Hilton

The Twelve Drinks of Christmas at the Waldorf Hilton

Alan Ayckbourn's Festive Trials And Tribulations

Alan Ayckbourn's Festive Trials And Tribulations

Would you want to be stuck in a house with this lot over Christmas?
Boing! Bounces Back To Sadler's Wells

Boing! Bounces Back To Sadler's Wells

Bed-bouncing giggles.
Get 20% Off Your Christmas Shopping @BOXPARK

Get 20% Off Your Christmas Shopping @BOXPARK

De-stress with this discount.
Fun Events In Greenwich This Christmas

Fun Events In Greenwich This Christmas

The Quizmas Trail, Tudor Christmas and an evening with the stars (sponsored post).
The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Twelve Days of Luxury Food at Covent Garden

Twelve Days of Luxury Food at Covent Garden

No, No, Noël: Noël Coward's Christmas Spirits

No, No, Noël: Noël Coward's Christmas Spirits

A Cowardy Christmas.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday evening news, featuring a quirky new museum for Covent Garden.
Santa's Lap: Cross Stitch London Eye

Santa's Lap: Cross Stitch London Eye

Christmas Shopping At The Science Museum

Christmas Shopping At The Science Museum

Christmas shopping becomes a pleasure at the Science Museum's shop, with everything from robots to kinetic artwork to choose from. Perfect for unusual stocking fillers.
Review: Bourgeois & Maurice - Fa La La La La @ Soho Theatre

Review: Bourgeois & Maurice - Fa La La La La @ Soho Theatre

Deck the halls with human folly and laugh your face off
Santa's Lap: Chase The Night - London Inspired Blues

Santa's Lap: Chase The Night - London Inspired Blues

Sean Taylor's lyric for London.
Touch Up London #78: Festive Tower Bridge

Touch Up London #78: Festive Tower Bridge

I'm Luke, I'm five and my dad's Bruce Lee

I'm Luke, I'm five and my dad's Bruce Lee

Santa's Lap: HiddenCity's Festive Family Quest

Santa's Lap: HiddenCity's Festive Family Quest

Play the city like a game.
Can You Help Crisis This Christmas?

Can You Help Crisis This Christmas?

Dance Preview: The Nutcracker @ The Coliseum

Dance Preview: The Nutcracker @ The Coliseum

In Pictures: Carnaby Street Switch On

In Pictures: Carnaby Street Switch On

Preview: Peter And The Wolf @ Southbank Centre

Preview: Peter And The Wolf @ Southbank Centre

Featuring Jarvis Cocker, children's classic Peter and The Wolf is returning later this month to the Southbank Centre as part of its Christmas season.
Santa's Lap: BT Tower Cross Stitch

Santa's Lap: BT Tower Cross Stitch

Video: Crisis At Christmas 2011

Video: Crisis At Christmas 2011

3,200 guests, 8,000 volunteers and a whole lot of love
Forget the Hoff, It's all about the Heff!

Forget the Hoff, It's all about the Heff!

Santa’s Lap: I Love London Lunchbox

Santa’s Lap: I Love London Lunchbox

Be the austere envy of the office fridge.
London Uncorked: Vagabond

London Uncorked: Vagabond

Our search for London's best wine experiences takes us to Fulham, where the help-yourself sampling machines make choosing wine simple and fun.
Santa's Lap: Peckham Prezzies

Santa's Lap: Peckham Prezzies

Londonist Interviews...London FrontRunners

Londonist Interviews...London FrontRunners

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Touch Up London #75: A Royal Advent Calendar

Touch Up London #75: A Royal Advent Calendar

The Wurzels Give Christmas to City Farm

The Wurzels Give Christmas to City Farm

Ooh Arr Ooh Arr: West County legends bring Christmas to Lambeth farm.
Christmas Tube Strike Moves One Step Closer

Christmas Tube Strike Moves One Step Closer

Yes, We Have No Banksy Bananas

Yes, We Have No Banksy Bananas

Booze Bus Back!

Booze Bus Back!

What’s for Lunch? Betjeman’s

What’s for Lunch? Betjeman’s

Santa's Lap: Build Your Own Big Ben

Santa's Lap: Build Your Own Big Ben

Goldman Sucks

Goldman Sucks

Londonist Stays In - Sunday 23 December

Londonist Stays In - Sunday 23 December

Santa's Lap: Abbey Road

Santa's Lap: Abbey Road

The famous recording studio celebrates its 80th birthday.
Santa's Lap: Authentic Underground Signs

Santa's Lap: Authentic Underground Signs

Touch Up London #72

Touch Up London #72

Cheese, Glorious Cheese

Cheese, Glorious Cheese

Hip Hip at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Hip Hip at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Santa's Lap: I Love My Postcode

Santa's Lap: I Love My Postcode

Londonist at Christmas Reloaded, The Old Red Lion

Londonist at Christmas Reloaded, The Old Red Lion

Post-Christmas Rail Strike? Repeat Ad Infinitum

Post-Christmas Rail Strike? Repeat Ad Infinitum

Santa's Lap: London Transport Treats

Santa's Lap: London Transport Treats

The Oubliette Move Into Limelight

The Oubliette Move Into Limelight

The Oubliette Collective have moved into Interim Base 7 on Shaftesbury Avenue at Cambridge Circus, in the building formerly home to the Limelight nightclub and until last year, a Walkabout.
Santa's Lap: Arty Globe's London Illustrated Stuff

Santa's Lap: Arty Globe's London Illustrated Stuff

Dinosaur Rampage Through John Lewis

Dinosaur Rampage Through John Lewis

Merry Christmas From Londonist

Merry Christmas From Londonist

Touch Up London #74: Battersea Santa

Touch Up London #74: Battersea Santa

Live Music Preview: Twisted Christmas @ The Barbican

Live Music Preview: Twisted Christmas @ The Barbican

Santa's Lap: Eco-Friendly London Totes

Santa's Lap: Eco-Friendly London Totes

Paddington Bear At Paddington Station

Paddington Bear At Paddington Station

Turkey Dos & Don'ts From Thames Water

Turkey Dos & Don'ts From Thames Water

New Band Interview: This Is The Kit

New Band Interview: This Is The Kit

Touch Up London #71: Frost Fair

Touch Up London #71: Frost Fair

Santa's Lap: Left It To The Last Minute?

Santa's Lap: Left It To The Last Minute?

Last minute ideas for Christmas shopping. Go to Peckham. Go on.
Battersea Use Puppy Dog Eyes

Battersea Use Puppy Dog Eyes

Londonist Exclusive: Free Cocktails for Every Early Christmas Booking at Lucky Voice

Londonist Exclusive: Free Cocktails for Every Early Christmas Booking at Lucky Voice

London On The Cheap: New Year's Edition

London On The Cheap: New Year's Edition

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Touch Up London #73: St Paul's Pudding

Touch Up London #73: St Paul's Pudding

Music Choice: 13-19 December

Music Choice: 13-19 December

Christmas Carol Lights Switched On

Christmas Carol Lights Switched On

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Santa's Lap: The Best Of The Gallery Shops

Santa's Lap: The Best Of The Gallery Shops

Santa's Lap: The Make Lounge

Santa's Lap: The Make Lounge

Santa's Lap: Graffiti Lessons

Santa's Lap: Graffiti Lessons

A White Christmas? You're Dreaming

A White Christmas? You're Dreaming

Ridiculous Amount Of Money Spent On Faberge Egg

Ridiculous Amount Of Money Spent On Faberge Egg

Eat. Christmas Pie.  Drink. Gingerbread Latte.

Eat. Christmas Pie. Drink. Gingerbread Latte.

Santa's Lap: Harden's London Restaurants 2010

Santa's Lap: Harden's London Restaurants 2010

Drink-ography:  Now Serving Mulled Wine

Drink-ography: Now Serving Mulled Wine

Tube Users, Keep Your Cool ...

Tube Users, Keep Your Cool ...

Preview: London Gay Men's Chorus - Singderella

Preview: London Gay Men's Chorus - Singderella

Wednesday Night at the London Polonium

Wednesday Night at the London Polonium

Bad Santa

Bad Santa

A Very Bassey Christmas

A Very Bassey Christmas

Santa's Lap: Gifts For Geeks

Santa's Lap: Gifts For Geeks

Christmas Carol For Turkey Fat Fears

Christmas Carol For Turkey Fat Fears

Banjo or Freakout Releases Free Christmas Album

Banjo or Freakout Releases Free Christmas Album

If hearing Shakin' Stevens, Band Aid and Mariah Carey bleating happily about Christmas every five minutes is driving you mad, then we may have a bit of a solution for you.
BBC To Trial High-Definition TV In London

BBC To Trial High-Definition TV In London

Christmas Weekend Round-Up

Christmas Weekend Round-Up

White Christmas Odds

White Christmas Odds

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Interview: Where the Hell is Matt

Interview: Where the Hell is Matt

Festive Dose Of Schadenfreude For Blue Peter

Festive Dose Of Schadenfreude For Blue Peter

This Friday: Head to Richmond’s Victorian Evening

This Friday: Head to Richmond’s Victorian Evening

Richmond celebrates a traditional Victorian Christmas
Santa's Lap: Arty Memberships

Santa's Lap: Arty Memberships

Frost Fair, 15 December to !7 December

Frost Fair, 15 December to !7 December

A Good, Clean, Fair, and Slow Christmas Food Market

A Good, Clean, Fair, and Slow Christmas Food Market

Chinese Autumn Moon Festival

Chinese Autumn Moon Festival

Monday Music Review

Monday Music Review

London On The Cheap: Christmas Week Edition

London On The Cheap: Christmas Week Edition

Santa's Lap: This Is Not A London Logo T-Shirt

Santa's Lap: This Is Not A London Logo T-Shirt

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Bea's of Bloomsbury:  Take a Photo, Win a Hamper

Bea's of Bloomsbury: Take a Photo, Win a Hamper

Santa's Lap: This Is London (The Book)

Santa's Lap: This Is London (The Book)

Oh! O2! What A View!

Oh! O2! What A View!

Last Minute Listing: Christmas Shopping At The National Gallery

Last Minute Listing: Christmas Shopping At The National Gallery

A pair of glasses and a smile

A pair of glasses and a smile

What was for Lunch in 2007

What was for Lunch in 2007

Theatre Review: Ghost Storyteller @ Barons Court Theatre

Theatre Review: Ghost Storyteller @ Barons Court Theatre

A ghost story involving a dead hamster. Confusing or funny, but certainly not scary.
Christmas Tree Cost Doesn't Stand Up To Scrutiny

Christmas Tree Cost Doesn't Stand Up To Scrutiny

Get Your Classical Kick This Christmas

Get Your Classical Kick This Christmas

Comedy Interview: Robin Ince

Comedy Interview: Robin Ince

Qype Competition: Free Travel

Qype Competition: Free Travel

Reminder: Free Cocktails for Every Early Christmas Booking at Lucky Voice

Reminder: Free Cocktails for Every Early Christmas Booking at Lucky Voice

Coo 'Eck Kew!

Coo 'Eck Kew!

Panto Preview #4: Not Just For Christmas

Panto Preview #4: Not Just For Christmas

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

For What We Are About To Receive - The Proposition

For What We Are About To Receive - The Proposition

Recycle, Reuse, Reduce This Christmas

Recycle, Reuse, Reduce This Christmas

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Santa's Lap: Mystery Treats

Santa's Lap: Mystery Treats

Bob The Builder Auditions

Bob The Builder Auditions

Talks Today To Avert Tube Strike

Talks Today To Avert Tube Strike

Touch Up London #76: The Magi In Regent Street

Touch Up London #76: The Magi In Regent Street

Santa's Lap: London Soundmaps

Santa's Lap: London Soundmaps

Panto Preview #3: Christmas Down The Cut

Panto Preview #3: Christmas Down The Cut

Food-ography:  UK - London: Mince Pie

Food-ography: UK - London: Mince Pie

Thrice Spice Baby

Thrice Spice Baby

Post Disorder: Traumatic Stress

Post Disorder: Traumatic Stress

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Live Review: Malcolm Middleton @ Scala, 9/12/07

Live Review: Malcolm Middleton @ Scala, 9/12/07

Week Around the -ists

Week Around the -ists

Christmas Wrapping at Just Fa-la-la-la-lafs

Christmas Wrapping at Just Fa-la-la-la-lafs

Smirnoff Competition

Smirnoff Competition

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Londonist's Back Passage

Londonist's Back Passage

Santa's Lap: The Londonist Chinatown Christmas Hamper

Santa's Lap: The Londonist Chinatown Christmas Hamper

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A Comedian Blogs: Christmas Violence

A Comedian Blogs: Christmas Violence

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Londonist Live: The Broken Family Band / The National at Shepherd's Bush Empire

Londonist Live: The Broken Family Band / The National at Shepherd's Bush Empire

Christmas KILLS!!!

Christmas KILLS!!!

Survey Shocker - 1 In 3 Officially Nutcases

Survey Shocker - 1 In 3 Officially Nutcases

Londonist Stays In - Boxing Day

Londonist Stays In - Boxing Day

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Londonist Stays In - Christmas Day

Londonist Stays In - Christmas Day

Knit to Quit

Knit to Quit

The London Nativity

The London Nativity

Santa's Lap: The Londonist Cornershop Christmas Hamper

Santa's Lap: The Londonist Cornershop Christmas Hamper

An Alternative Xmas Season

An Alternative Xmas Season

Bangers And Maps

Bangers And Maps

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Preview: Sylvia Plath Revisited

Preview: Sylvia Plath Revisited

Shopping Tsunami Ends Recession (Temporarily)

Shopping Tsunami Ends Recession (Temporarily)

Mika The Reindeer

Mika The Reindeer

Saturday Cinema Summary

Saturday Cinema Summary

Londonist Stays In - Saturday 22 December

Londonist Stays In - Saturday 22 December

Santa's Lap: Art From The Wallace Collection

Santa's Lap: Art From The Wallace Collection

Santa's Lap: Musical Art

Santa's Lap: Musical Art

Can't Get You Out Of My TARDIS

Can't Get You Out Of My TARDIS

Londonist Loves: The Wetlands Centre

Londonist Loves: The Wetlands Centre

Office Romance: Christmas Edition

Office Romance: Christmas Edition

From Starfleet to Scrooge

From Starfleet to Scrooge

TV Troll: You're Hired

TV Troll: You're Hired

Monday Music Review

Monday Music Review

Spitalfields Christmas

Spitalfields Christmas

No C Charge Suspension For Xmas

No C Charge Suspension For Xmas

Not So Merry Christmas For Taggers

Not So Merry Christmas For Taggers

Team Nice Gets Political

Team Nice Gets Political

Win: Tickets to see Noah & The Whale

Win: Tickets to see Noah & The Whale

Another lucky escape

Another lucky escape

Preview: Festive Celebration @ Cecil Court

Preview: Festive Celebration @ Cecil Court

Tuesday TfL News Round Up

Tuesday TfL News Round Up

LOFT At The Roundhouse

LOFT At The Roundhouse

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Cow Killed - For Good Or For Bad?

Cow Killed - For Good Or For Bad?

Big 4 Unveiled

Big 4 Unveiled

Know Your Escape Routes

Know Your Escape Routes

Centrepoint Celebrates 40 Years

Centrepoint Celebrates 40 Years

Londonist Stays In - Christmas Eve

Londonist Stays In - Christmas Eve

London Climate Change Rally

London Climate Change Rally

Santa's Lap: Wipe Your Feet On London

Santa's Lap: Wipe Your Feet On London

Cutty Sark Coming Together Again

Cutty Sark Coming Together Again

Week Around the -Ists

Week Around the -Ists

Santa's Lap: Luxury Food Please!

Santa's Lap: Luxury Food Please!

It's That Film Quiz Time Of Year

It's That Film Quiz Time Of Year

Santa's Lap: Beer at hand!

Santa's Lap: Beer at hand!

Santa's Lap: Get Someone Into London Theatre

Santa's Lap: Get Someone Into London Theatre

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Londonomics: Hoping For A Moderate New Year

Londonomics: Hoping For A Moderate New Year

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Trafalgar Square Tree Ceremony

Trafalgar Square Tree Ceremony

Arts Ahead 26 Nov-3 Dec

Arts Ahead 26 Nov-3 Dec

Recycle Your Christmas

Recycle Your Christmas

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Competition: Win Patrizio Buanne CDs!

Competition: Win Patrizio Buanne CDs!

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Preview: Crisis Comedy Cracker

Preview: Crisis Comedy Cracker

Santa's Lap: Battersea on your wall

Santa's Lap: Battersea on your wall

Santa's Lap: Art On The Underground Book Offer

Santa's Lap: Art On The Underground Book Offer

A Nightmare Before Christmas?

A Nightmare Before Christmas?

Friday Film News

Friday Film News

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

They’re All As Bad As Each Other…

They’re All As Bad As Each Other…

Santa's Crap: Four great gift ideas from This Isn't London

Santa's Crap: Four great gift ideas from This Isn't London

Santa's Lap: London Shoes

Santa's Lap: London Shoes

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Santa's Lap: London Above Eye Level

Santa's Lap: London Above Eye Level

Save Our Pits And Pickle Factories, Finally The Government Steps In

Save Our Pits And Pickle Factories, Finally The Government Steps In

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

The 26th Great Christmas Pudding Race

The 26th Great Christmas Pudding Race

Panto Preview #2

Panto Preview #2

Santa's Lap: Endless London Landscape

Santa's Lap: Endless London Landscape

Wham Bam It's Christmas Time!

Wham Bam It's Christmas Time!

Fear, Loathing And Nannying In Crouch End

Fear, Loathing And Nannying In Crouch End

Lambeth Lights Controversy: Update

Lambeth Lights Controversy: Update

New Year's Eve Tube Strike

New Year's Eve Tube Strike

Where To Eat Christmas Dinner On Christmas Day 2017 In London

Where To Eat Christmas Dinner On Christmas Day 2017 In London

Where's serving?
Christmas In London

Christmas In London

Where To Watch Christmas Films In London

Where To Watch Christmas Films In London

Elf, Home Alone, Love Actually and more.
Christmas Markets And Fairs In London

Christmas Markets And Fairs In London

Christmas shopping, solved
It's Almost Christmas At Harrods Already

It's Almost Christmas At Harrods Already

July going on December.
Best Of Londonist: Merry Christmas, London

Best Of Londonist: Merry Christmas, London

Catch up on what you missed this week.
Video: Central London's Christmas Lights

Video: Central London's Christmas Lights

Been to see them yet?
Give The Gift Of Theatre This Christmas

Give The Gift Of Theatre This Christmas

Theatre-lovers rejoice
A Brief History Of London's Christmas Traditions

A Brief History Of London's Christmas Traditions

Ever been to the meat auction?
Cheaper Travel Means Extra Cash For Christmas

Cheaper Travel Means Extra Cash For Christmas

More wonga for presents.
Christmas Trees: London's Finest

Christmas Trees: London's Finest

Which is your favourite?
There's A Pop-Up Bar Dedicated To Christmas Cocktails

There's A Pop-Up Bar Dedicated To Christmas Cocktails

Schweppes' 12 Twists of Christmas is the ultimate cocktail pop-up
Things To Do Today In London: Monday 12 December 2016

Things To Do Today In London: Monday 12 December 2016

ET... in Lego!
Best Family Friendly Restaurants Close To Christmas Theatre

Best Family Friendly Restaurants Close To Christmas Theatre

For those going to Peter Pan, The Nutcracker, and more.
Drink And Be Merry At The Spirit Show

Drink And Be Merry At The Spirit Show

Spirits to get you into the Christmas spirit.
Where To Get Festive Burgers And Sandwiches In London

Where To Get Festive Burgers And Sandwiches In London

The best sandwiches that don't come from major high street chains.
How To Avoid Oxford Street This Christmas

How To Avoid Oxford Street This Christmas

From Sonic Screwdrivers to Sylvanian Families.
Which London Store Has The Best Christmas Department?

Which London Store Has The Best Christmas Department?

Pitting the big five against each other.
In Photos: Santa's Lego Workshop

In Photos: Santa's Lego Workshop

Plastic creation unveiled in Covent Garden.
The Top London Christmas Decorations

The Top London Christmas Decorations

Show off your massive civic pride this Christmas
John Lewis Recreates Christmas Adverts Using 10,000 Lego Bricks

John Lewis Recreates Christmas Adverts Using 10,000 Lego Bricks

The moon is made from Lego, not cheese. Duh.
5 Weird Things To Do This Christmas

5 Weird Things To Do This Christmas

Pokémon played by an orchestra, anyone?
Which Is London's Cheapest Winter 2016 Ice Rink?

Which Is London's Cheapest Winter 2016 Ice Rink?

We've done the maths.
How To Do London On The Cheap This Week

How To Do London On The Cheap This Week

You're welcome
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 November 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 November 2016

Christmas markets and antique fairs.
Do Your Christmas Shopping At The Museum Of London's Market

Do Your Christmas Shopping At The Museum Of London's Market

Over 60 designers selling their wares
Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

We're not crying, we've just been cutting onions.
Where To Get Your London 2016 Christmas Jumper

Where To Get Your London 2016 Christmas Jumper

London themed Christmas jumpers.
Things To Do In London On Christmas Eve 2017

Things To Do In London On Christmas Eve 2017

Ice skating, a Dickensian Christmas, and carols by candlelight.
Tapas, Salsa and Christmas cheer @TheCuban

Tapas, Salsa and Christmas cheer @TheCuban

Ditch the turkey.
Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Where To Get Into The Christmas Spirit In London

Scrooges, look away now.
Dance Your Way To Christmas With Our Seasonal Guide

Dance Your Way To Christmas With Our Seasonal Guide

Snowmen, Mad Hatters and a pair of red shoes...
Take The Kids To See Santa At These Christmas Grottos

Take The Kids To See Santa At These Christmas Grottos

He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice.
Things To Do In London On Christmas Day 2016

Things To Do In London On Christmas Day 2016

Including where you can ice skate.
Tricks Of The Trade And Festive Cheer At Taste Of London

Tricks Of The Trade And Festive Cheer At Taste Of London

Much more than your typical turkey dinner.
There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

Cinderella tickets for £300 - it's not for Baron Hardup ...
Have A Go At Curling.. .On An East London Rooftop

Have A Go At Curling.. .On An East London Rooftop

Follow it up with a round of karaoke.
Don't waste the time between Christmas and New Year - there's lots going on

Don't waste the time between Christmas and New Year - there's lots going on

London events from Boxing Day onwards.
Christmas Lights In London 2016: Where And When

Christmas Lights In London 2016: Where And When

Go on then, get out the diary...
Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

Make someone's day, or even year.
Our guide to London's winter ice skating rinks 2016

Our guide to London's winter ice skating rinks 2016

Figure-of-eight-faves.
Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

Roasted chestnut, anyone?
It's Christmas In July At Harrods

It's Christmas In July At Harrods

At least it was cool in there.
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.
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.
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.
How To Make A Pom-Pom Pigeon Christmas Tree Decoration

How To Make A Pom-Pom Pigeon Christmas Tree Decoration

London decorations for the yuletide season.
The Best Christmas Film Screenings In London

The Best Christmas Film Screenings In London

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

How To Make A London Bus Christmas Tree Decoration

Get bus-y with your hands.
What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2015?

What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2015?

More than you might think.
Christmas 2015: Where To Volunteer In London

Christmas 2015: Where To Volunteer In London

Good causes for the Yuletide season.
When Are The London Christmas Lights Switched On?

When Are The London Christmas Lights Switched On?

Find out who's switching them on and when.
London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2015

London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2015

Festive shopping for everyone.
Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2015

Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2015

Get your skates on across London.
Things To Do In London Between Christmas And New Year

Things To Do In London Between Christmas And New Year

Get ready for Twixtmas.
London Christmas Carol Concerts 2014

London Christmas Carol Concerts 2014

...five go-old rings...
Christmas 2014: Volunteering In London

Christmas 2014: Volunteering In London

Chances to be charitable this Yuletide.
London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2014

London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2014

Festive shopping, organised by compass points.
Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2014

Seasonal Skating: London's Christmas Ice Rinks 2014

Get your skates on.
Things To Do In London Over Twixtmas: 26-30 December 2013

Things To Do In London Over Twixtmas: 26-30 December 2013

That bit between Christmas and New Year.
Seasonal Skating: London Winter Ice-Rink Round-Up 2013

Seasonal Skating: London Winter Ice-Rink Round-Up 2013

Get your skates on.
Top 10 London Christmas Concerts 2012

Top 10 London Christmas Concerts 2012

Carols and seasonal classical, jazz and folk events to get you in the mood.
Seasonal Skating: London Ice-Rink Round-Up 2012

Seasonal Skating: London Ice-Rink Round-Up 2012

As the first seasonal ice rink prepares to open, we round up the options.
Seasonal Skating: London Ice-Rink Round-Up

Seasonal Skating: London Ice-Rink Round-Up

Indulge your inner Torvill and Dean
Christmas Volunteering Around London

Christmas Volunteering Around London

Christmas is the season for giving and if you fancy giving some of your time to help out your fellow man, woman or astronaut, there are plenty of opportunities to do so around London.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 20-21 December 2014

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 20-21 December 2014

Last "proper" weekend of 2014, so make the most of it.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 6-7 December 2014

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 6-7 December 2014

Old maps, Jewish comedy and Christmas stuff.
Merry Christmas from Londonist

Merry Christmas from Londonist

And a pic of London's biggest Christmas pud.
Review: Two Enormous Christmas Shows For Families

Review: Two Enormous Christmas Shows For Families

The world has been sad since Tuesday and the turnips are growing big.
Sponsored Post: Christmas at McDonald’s Piccadilly Circus

Sponsored Post: Christmas at McDonald’s Piccadilly Circus

The McDonald's sign amid the iconic lights at Piccadilly Circus has gone festively interactive. Watch this video to see what's going on.
Preview: Hot Tap Festive Fridays

Preview: Hot Tap Festive Fridays

Hot Tap Theatre, New Cross, get festive on the two Fridays left before Christmas.
Arts Ahead: What's On In London 7 – 13 December

Arts Ahead: What's On In London 7 – 13 December

In the next seven days you can explore all kinds of exciting arty things in London. There's Chinese robes, a Cinderella set in the Blitz, photos of the Clash, and Antony and Cleopatra at the Roundhouse. Stars taking to the stage include Derek Jacobi, Mark Gatiss, Catherine Tate and Anita Dobson. You can see modern pantos and learn about ancient frost fairs. And everyone's favourite pink cat takes to the stage...
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town…In A Transit Van

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town…In A Transit Van

The London Borough of Sutton will shortly experience the timeless magic of Santa Claus...as he drives through Cheam in a Transit Van.
Party Preview: Festive Sleaze @ Curzon Soho

Party Preview: Festive Sleaze @ Curzon Soho

Preview: Christmas in New York

Preview: Christmas in New York

Last Minute Listing: Festive Fair @ Museum Of London

Last Minute Listing: Festive Fair @ Museum Of London

Free Gig: Alexandra Burke Brings Christmas

Free Gig: Alexandra Burke Brings Christmas

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Food-ography:  merry christmas

Food-ography: merry christmas

Preview: Factory Hamlet Christmas Special

Preview: Factory Hamlet Christmas Special

Santa's Lap: For Those Who Like It Pretty

Santa's Lap: For Those Who Like It Pretty

Santa's Lap: An Advent Calendar Of Spooky Tales

Santa's Lap: An Advent Calendar Of Spooky Tales

Food-ography:  Eating

Food-ography: Eating

Santa's Lap: Off To The Theatre

Santa's Lap: Off To The Theatre

Not So Much Seasonal Cheer

Not So Much Seasonal Cheer

Seasons Greetings From Croydon

Seasons Greetings From Croydon

Can You Make Art Fit In A Science Shaped Hole?

Can You Make Art Fit In A Science Shaped Hole?

Arts Ahead

Arts Ahead

Week Around the -Ists

Week Around the -Ists

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Music Choice: 17th December - 21st

Music Choice: 17th December - 21st

Yule Love It

Yule Love It

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Grey Skies For New Years Travellers?

Grey Skies For New Years Travellers?

Londonist Reshuffle

Londonist Reshuffle

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Extra, Extra: Surreal For No Reason Edition

Extra, Extra: Surreal For No Reason Edition

Londonist Weekend Round-up:

Londonist Weekend Round-up:

Review: The Lacuna Voyages at BAC

Review: The Lacuna Voyages at BAC

Panto Preview #1

Panto Preview #1

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 31st August

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 31st August

Win tickets to the Bedford Bandstand ft Nizlopi

Win tickets to the Bedford Bandstand ft Nizlopi

Southwark Dean Fumes

Southwark Dean Fumes

London Marathon Mania!

London Marathon Mania!

The Spy Who Raised Me

The Spy Who Raised Me

Blogjammin'

Blogjammin'

Londonist Interviews… Frosty!

Londonist Interviews… Frosty!

The Shape of Things to Come

The Shape of Things to Come

Jedi Skier vs. The Empire

Jedi Skier vs. The Empire

Calm Down Dear, It's Only A Limb

Calm Down Dear, It's Only A Limb

Our FA Cup Runneth Over

Our FA Cup Runneth Over

The Italian Connection

The Italian Connection

Videobox: Charlotte Hatherley - Behave

Videobox: Charlotte Hatherley - Behave

Jah Knows The Green Mon Cometh, Mon

Jah Knows The Green Mon Cometh, Mon

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Dirty

Dirty

Touch Up London: The Reckoning

Touch Up London: The Reckoning

But does NYC have this?

But does NYC have this?

Merry Christ! OMFG etc etc...

Merry Christ! OMFG etc etc...

Yuletide Blog

Yuletide Blog

Runaway!

Runaway!

Londonist Live: Findlay Brown @ Union Chapel : 14/12/06

Londonist Live: Findlay Brown @ Union Chapel : 14/12/06

Hail Flora, Full of Grace (and Eggs)

Hail Flora, Full of Grace (and Eggs)

Have a Knife Christmas

Have a Knife Christmas

ICA: Kneal & Daleks

ICA: Kneal & Daleks

Notes From The Road

Notes From The Road

2007 to get off to explosive start

2007 to get off to explosive start

Santas, Thousands of Them!

Santas, Thousands of Them!

Saturday Cinema Summary!

Saturday Cinema Summary!

Londonist Test Drives...Salsa Dancing

Londonist Test Drives...Salsa Dancing

I want a pony

I want a pony

Cherie has always been cooler than Tony

Cherie has always been cooler than Tony

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Bish-oops!

Bish-oops!

John Reid Says Merry Christmas

John Reid Says Merry Christmas

Santa's Lap: The Cityscape Coat Hanger

Santa's Lap: The Cityscape Coat Hanger

Blogger Livingstone, I presume?

Blogger Livingstone, I presume?

Santa's Lap: Wardour to Bond

Santa's Lap: Wardour to Bond

Christmas Tree Comes To Town

Christmas Tree Comes To Town

Webby Night Party

Webby Night Party

Home For The Holidays - If You Get Fingerprinted

Home For The Holidays - If You Get Fingerprinted

Santa's Lap: Your Favourite London Sounds

Santa's Lap: Your Favourite London Sounds

4x4s Terminal?

4x4s Terminal?

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Santa's Lap: Punk Rock Baby

Santa's Lap: Punk Rock Baby

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

For Whom The Bells Toll

For Whom The Bells Toll

Brit TV doing well in the New World

Brit TV doing well in the New World

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Saturday Cinema Summary!

Saturday Cinema Summary!

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Congestion Charge Moves Up A Gear

Congestion Charge Moves Up A Gear

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Friday Film News

Friday Film News

Turner Prize 2006

Turner Prize 2006

Rock On Rocking Horse!

Rock On Rocking Horse!

Jack Bauer Apologises To Xmas Tree

Jack Bauer Apologises To Xmas Tree

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Clubtasm: Fabbers Fridays

Clubtasm: Fabbers Fridays

Intelligent 900-something bi male seeks companionship (possibly more)

Intelligent 900-something bi male seeks companionship (possibly more)

Evolved Hoody and Scarves

Evolved Hoody and Scarves

Random Graffiti of the Week

Random Graffiti of the Week

Putting the Sub into Subway

Putting the Sub into Subway

Get Battered For England

Get Battered For England

Long Live the Seedy Flesh

Long Live the Seedy Flesh

April Music Review

April Music Review

The Hoff To Play Hook

The Hoff To Play Hook

Ken Comment Brags Best For Bric

Ken Comment Brags Best For Bric

Pre-Pay On The Overground

Pre-Pay On The Overground

ENO-Enders: New Season, New Episodes

ENO-Enders: New Season, New Episodes

Ken On Trial

Ken On Trial

Monday Music Review

Monday Music Review

'Cash' and Payola

'Cash' and Payola

Waiting Around In The Sun

Waiting Around In The Sun

God Bless George Galloway

God Bless George Galloway

It's About Time

It's About Time

Police Ready To Gather Moss

Police Ready To Gather Moss

RIP Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

RIP Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

Friday Film News

Friday Film News

Go With The Flo

Go With The Flo

Londonist Xmas Holidays

Londonist Xmas Holidays

Merry Christmas Paris!

Merry Christmas Paris!

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Wait a minute, Mr Postman

Wait a minute, Mr Postman

TV Troll: Turkeys And French Hens

TV Troll: Turkeys And French Hens

The Londonist Literary List, Year End Edition

The Londonist Literary List, Year End Edition

Thames Artwork Plumbs The Depths

Thames Artwork Plumbs The Depths

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Next Week's Gig Guide Goes Bowling

Next Week's Gig Guide Goes Bowling

No White Christmas After All?

No White Christmas After All?

Rooms Of Christmas Past

Rooms Of Christmas Past

Celebrity Shopping Night At Topshop

Celebrity Shopping Night At Topshop

Auctioning The Irons

Auctioning The Irons

White Xmas Odds Shortened

White Xmas Odds Shortened

Win Tickets For Pulse Rated Oxfam Benefit

Win Tickets For Pulse Rated Oxfam Benefit

Mike: Sunday Bloggy Sunday

Mike: Sunday Bloggy Sunday

Ken: Sunday Sunday

Ken: Sunday Sunday

Christmas Shopping: Another Way

Christmas Shopping: Another Way

Enough with the stabbing already

Enough with the stabbing already

Christmas Lights Reveal Past

Christmas Lights Reveal Past

E-mail Entry, My Dear Watson

E-mail Entry, My Dear Watson

World Scrabble Championships

World Scrabble Championships

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Lambeth Lights Controversy

Lambeth Lights Controversy

TV Troll: So Much To Watch, So Little Time

TV Troll: So Much To Watch, So Little Time

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

DVD Delights

DVD Delights

The Tall Shepherd And The Tiny Stuntman

The Tall Shepherd And The Tiny Stuntman

Monday Music Review

Monday Music Review

This Life Ten Years On

This Life Ten Years On

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Hunt The Turtle

Hunt The Turtle

Royal Institution Announces Autumn Programme

Royal Institution Announces Autumn Programme

Free Ludwig!!!

Free Ludwig!!!

Mid Week Music News

Mid Week Music News

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Five by Five

Five by Five