Think you've got what it takes to be star baker? It's time to put those skills to the test as The Big London Bake offers one of the best cooking experiences in the capital. From gingerbread houses to ornate Christmas cakes, it's a fun and festive activity to do with all the gang.
Best Christmas Events in London 2021
Feeling festive? Damn right you are. Immerse yourself in all things bauble and boozy at one of the many seasonal pop-ups taking over the city this winter. Jingle some bells at a tinsel-tastic cocktail experience and deck the halls at Santa's grotto, all before taking in the capital's most iconic sites at their twinkly best - there really is something for everyone at these Christmas events in London.
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Hunker down with charming classics as The Curzon are putting on a real movie treat this Christmas. Join them for a glass of bubbles and the likes of It's A Wonderful Life as you get all the seasonal feels in their luxury cinema.
Jimmy Garcia is back this winter with one of the best pop-up experiences this city has to offer. Hire your own igloo by the Thames or curl up in a pretty Alpine chalet with steaming hot bowls of fondue, warming winter drinks and totally Instgrammable surroundings.
The London Cabaret Club is transporting you back to the Roaring Twenties with their Gatsby-inspired Christmas event. This fabulous showcase will feature live jazz music and dancers, with a dash of scandal thrown in for good measure.
Taking over venues across the city this season, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is sorting you out with tough song trivia and some hilarious festive antics. Head over to your nearest night for some of the best Christmas events in London.
Get festive and treat yourself early to a Christmas brunch at a secret London location. You'll get to sing and dance to soca and reggae music, all while enjoying a Caribbean brunch cooked up by award-winning chef, Collin Brown.
Winterland are giving it some serious welly in the festive department this winter. Join the beloved Fulham pop-up this Christmas for a roster of unmissable things to do, from tucking in to fondue in their igloos, to power ballad brunches and hot mulled wine.
For a boozy and festive Christmas event, head to Garage Brunch's secret location event for an afternoon of live DJs, entertainment, bingo and singing. Rock out to your favourite tunes, followed by a two course meal and delicious cocktails.
Barrio Bars across London are steering you right into the festive season with bottomless drinks and boozy lunch events. At these events, not only will you get to tuck into tasty Crimbo fare, but you'll also get to sip on free-flowing bevs.
Head to Islington's Rosemary Branch Theatre for a slice of Christmas comedy performance. Jack Left Town is an improvised show about a washed-up rock band with one hit festive single. Expect mirth, naff songs, a ruddy raffle and more giggles than you can shake a holly branch at.
Deck the halls by hitting the deck of London's Original Christmas Boat Party. You'll set sail along the Thames, spreading yuletide joy while bopping to classics, nibbling on a festive buffet and taking in unparalleled views of the city.
Throw on your Christmas jumper and warm up your vocals. Head to Chiswick, Acton, or Dulwich this December, and join Impossible Things Entertainment for a Christmas brunch, killer lip sync performances, prizes and quizzes.
In need of a fun event this Christmas? Sing your heart out at Lucky Voice every Saturday as you can indulge on a festive brunch including, pizzas, punch, and prosecco. Enjoy your private room for up to two hours.
While prison might not be the ideal destination this Christmas, Alcotraz are whipping up an experience you won't forget in a hurry. From entertaining immersive costumes down to fittingly-themed cocktails, you'll be begging to go behind bars.
Santa spent all his dough in last year's lockdowns and made it to the top of his own naughty list, but earning it back should be a breeze for this song bird. Saint Nick returns to Bar Elba's rooftop this Christmas to bring you festive hits and entertainment to match Miss Claus' saucy set on the decks, all while you feast on a boozy bottomless brunch.
Enjoy a night of laugh-out-loud moments this Christmas Eve as stars of Comedians Comedy Club take to the stage. From famous faces to well-known stars of the circuit, these performers are sure to have you ho ho ho-ing all the way into the big day.
Get into the yuletide cheer with Skylight Festive Cinema, an immersive movie screening experience in Shadwell. You'll get to cosy up under blankets and catch all of your favourite Christmas films showing on the massive screen... there's even themed tipples to top it off.
Gin House Burlesque is back for a massive yuletide celebration. Join some of London's best vintage showgirls for a night of themed partying, complete with burlesque, circus, music and more from their home at The King's Head Member's Club.
If your idea of a Christmas night out in London comes with guitar solos, power ballads and some of the finest festive hits, then Ultimate Power is right up your street. Look no further for a bit of yuletide rocking at The Electric Ballroom.
It's the season to be jolly so get your pals together and down to Flight Club. All three venues are celebrating with a special brunch social, with DJs, Christmas jumpers, festive treats and bottomless pizza, as well as a bottle of prosecco and Winter Pimms.
Crack out your best Bowie-inspired platforms or don a pair of leg warmers a la Olivia Newton John before shimmying over to this quirky Christmas party. Taking place at the Rivoli Ballroom, this seasonal bash will have you grooving to old school tunes all night long.
Looking for a festive class in Greenwich? Head down to the Old Joinery to learn how to craft your very own Christmas wreath. You'll get all the materials and expert guidance, with cheese, fizz and yuletide tunes to top it all off.
Celebrate the holidays early with this Christmas Extravaganza show, courtesy of Beyond the Cabaret and Bethnal Green Working Men's Club. At the venue in East London, you'll be a guest to a spectacular performance from Bettsie Bon Bon and Dusty Limits.
If you fancy getting festive at your next bottomless brunch, then head over to this Supa Dupa Fly x Sleigh My Name event. Taking place at the beaut Skylight Peckham, you'll get a two-course feast, delicious boozy bevs, as well as absolutely cracking tunes.
Looking for things to do in London this Christmas? Over at the Bloomsbury Big Top, you can enjoy one fabulous festive brunch, complete with drag queens, delicious grub and free-flowing booze, depending on your ticket.
Looking for something to do on the big day itself? Once you've wolfed down piles turkey with all the trimmings - and maybe a box of biscuits, six mince pies and a humongous pud too - you'll want to waddle on down to The Red Back in Fulham for one helluva dance party.
If you can't wait to get into the Christmas spirit, this is the event for you. Deck the Halls at Pergola Paddington comes complete with over 350 trees, private chalets and warming winter comfort food. To keep you entertained? The venue has a schedule filled with festive frolicking.
Cowboys and Christmas cocktails come together at this immersive drinks experience in London. Ideal for a fun and lighthearted night of roleplay boozing, Moonshine Saloon will have you and your mates playing smuggler and conversing with iconic Wild West characters.
Head down to Dabbers Social Bingo near Aldgate for an extra special festive treat to get the sleigh bells ringing (that's the noise of Christmas-themed prizes to you and me). Play a trio of games in their decked out hall, enjoying a yuletide burger feast and plenty of drinks to really get you in the spirit.
A Winter Wonderland and giant ball pit all rolled into one? Yes please. This Christmas treat from Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch sees you chow down on themed brunch and party until the early hours, all in a snowy forest decked out with baubles.
For a festive brunch, grab your Santa hat and get ready for this Christmas-inspired event brought to you by Hip Hop Brunch LDN. You'll get the opportunity to eat a delicious three course meal and sip on bottomless drinks.
Located in the heart of Acton, The Aeronaut is one of West London's most popular boozers. This festive season they're pulling out all the stops, hosting a series of Christmas-themed cabaret shows, with a mouthwatering menu to match.
There's a vintage steam train rolling through London this Christmas, and it's the ultimate festive experience. Take in a three-course meal as you chug along through West London, admiring the retro carriages and elite service during this once-in-a-lifetime journey.
In the mood to do something a little different this Christmas in London? Join Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events for their jam-packed schedule of festive happenings. From bottomless brunches with butlers in the buff to unmissable dinners with drag queens, there's plenty to explore.