Our Christmas Top Picks
Christmas in London is a very special time of year. The City is aglow with pretty lights and decorations. It is a time for Christmas cheer, for Carol Singing, great food and enjoying all the festivities which make London the only city worth visiting this festive season.
Christmas Market Top Pick – Southbank Centre Market
Held between 11th November and 4th January 2015
Time: 11am to 10pm daily
Detail: This Christmas market brings creates a traditional German market to London. 80 authentic wooden chalets selling handcrafted gifts and unusual Christmas presents. Browse while sipping a warm glass of “Glühwein” (mulled wine), eating roasted nuts or gingerbread hearts, and listening to traditional seasonal music.
Carol Concert Top Pick – Christmas Carol Singalong
Held on: 13th December and various dates until 23rd December 2014
Time: 4:45pm and various other times
Detail: This Christmas Singalong with have you clapping your hands and stamping your feet as you sing your heart out, led by showman Jonathan Cohen you will experience a fun filled jamboree of most-loved carols and all time festive hits.
Christmas Lights Top Pick – Trafalgar Square Lights
Held on 4th December until 23rd December 2014
Detail: The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree has been a seasonal symbol in London since 1947. It takes pride of place until January and is decorated in traditional Norwegian fashion from where it is donated. The lights will be switched on by a dignitary from Oslo and
Ice Rink Top Pick – Natural History Museum
Held between: October 30th 2014 – January 4th 2015
Time: 11am – 11pm daily
Detail: The stunning Natural History Museum provides the back drop for this 1,000 metre-square outdoor ice rink, which for the first time this year features a Christmas Tree at its centre. Spectators can enjoy mulled wine, or a cup of coco from the balcony café bar overlooking the ice.
Theatre Top Pick – The Nutcracker
Held between: 11th December 2014 – January 4th 2015
Time: See website for dates & times
Detail: A tale of adventure and magic, The Nutcracker is one of the Christmas season's must-see shows and who better to perform this cherished classic than the English National Ballet?
Panto Top Pick - Dick Wittington and His Cat
Held between: November 22th 2014 – January 3rd 2013
Time: see website for dates & times
Detail: The streets of Hammersmith will be paved with gold this Christmas as the Lyric’s traditional panto returns for a 6th spectacular year. We are delighted to welcome Dick Whittington and his Cat to W6 for some festive fun in true Lyric style.Web: http://bit.ly/1FAfZsn
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