Christmas Events in London 2018

Feeling festive? Damn right you are. Immerse yourself in all things Christmas at one of the many events taking over the city this winter. Jingle some bells at the most spectacular street markets, and deck the halls at Santa's grotto, before rockin' around the ice rink - there is something for everyone this Christmas in London.

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Last updated on 15th October 2018

9 events @ Secret Location with 9 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

Give your Christmas celebrations a Caribbean twist with Reggae Brunch as they serve up three courses of brunch food, rum cocktails and a huge party atmosphere.

@ Bush Hall on Fri, 14th Dec 2018 @ 19:00 - 1:00

Merry Christmas, baby! The world's biggest Bruce Springsteen-dedicated night is back to spread all its festive cheer. Spinning the king's epic back catalogue of hits all night, expect live tracks rarities and the biggest hits, it's not to be missed by any Springsteen fan. 

@ O2 Forum Kentish Town on Fri, 7th Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Do you love live music? If the answer is yes, you'll want to hit up the O2 Forum in Kentish Town this December as they bring you a special Christmas edition of Ultimate Power. There will be power ballads, live music and a whole heap of air guitar so bring your A-game.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 17th October 2018

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 Off offers one of the best cooking experiences in London. From gingerbread houses to ornate Christmas cakes, its a fun and festive activity to do with all the gang.

Belowzero Ice Bar

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Ice ice baby... Ever fancied bevving in a bar made entirely out of ice? At Belowzero, the walls, bar, tables and even your own personal glass is made from ice. The spot has created the ultimate all-in-one winter venue in London: look forward to cocktail classes, ice-sculpting lessons and grub from the BelowZero restaurant. Ideal for those on the hunt for something a little different over the Christmas period in London, this is not one to miss out on.

@ Secret London Location on Sat, 8th Dec 2018 @ 12:00 - 17:00

This Christmas, Garage Brunch is transporting you to a naughty winter wonderland, with music-themed games, entertainment and live music from the likes of So Solid Crew's DJ Swiss and Lonyo. Tuck into fried chicken or veggie dishes with desserts and bottomless rum cocktails under the mistletoe.

5 events @ The London Cabaret Club with 42 upcoming dates from 21 Mar 2017 until 16 Feb 2019

The London Cabaret Club combines sophisticated entertainment – featuring some of the best West End stars – and exquisite dining to deliver an amazing live cabaret show celebrating the rich heritage of Britain.

@ Tropicana Beach Club on Wed, 26th Dec 2018 @ 21:30 - 3:00

Get your masks out ladies and gents, it's time for Glitter Room's annual Boxing Day Masquerade Glitterball. Dress to impress as you'll be transported into an elegant wonderland of glitter balls, sparkles and Gatsby-style glamour in this confetti-fuelled extravaganza. 

@ Union Street Cafe on Sat, 15th Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

When it comes to quirky Christmas parties in London, an afternoon of daytime drinking at Gordon Ramsay's Italian favourite Union Street Cafe, should be on your list. Expect a festive sharing feast, throwback tunes and Christmas cocktails.

2 events @ 2 venues with 29 upcoming dates from 26 Nov 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

Christmas may be a time of feast and gluttony but you can also stay fit in this festive season. Secret London Runs are heading around the city with either 5km or 10km options, solve clues, figure out the murder and see some of London's most beautiful areas too.

@ Secret London Location on Sat, 22nd Dec 2018 @ 12:00 - 17:00

This Christmas special will have you ditch the eggnog and pull out the gin and juice, just like Snoop. There's going to be bottomless booze, three courses of festive feasting, elfish fun and entertainment from within the winter wonderland-themed space, so ditch the cold and dance all day. 

13 events @ One Aldwych with 37 upcoming dates from 18 Oct 2018 until 23 Dec 2018

Get into the spirit of Christmas with a movie, fizz and three-course dinner at the slinky One Aldwych. Choose from timeless classics like It's Wonderful Life to modern favourites like Love Actually.

3 events @ 2 venues with 101 upcoming dates from 09 Nov 2018 until 31 Dec 2018

If you too think it's the season to be jolly (and eat fondue), then why not join Jimmy Garcia this winter as he returns to the Southbank with his lodge and igloos in tow. Does that mean venison plates, melted cheese and cosy interiors? Yes, yes it does.

10 events @ Rivoli Ballroom with 10 upcoming dates from 24 Oct 2018 until 14 Feb 2019

Get into the Christmas spirit as this south London pop-up screens our much-loved favourites like Home Alone and Elf. With craft beers, moreish snacks and comfy seats to get cosy in, this is one fabulous place to keep warm this winter.


8 events @ Hush Mayfair with 8 upcoming dates from 04 Nov 2018 until 23 Dec 2018

This Christmas, Classics in the Courtyard are bringing you a gorgeous alfresco film series that includes all your favourite festive flicks. Cosy up with a blanket and enjoy some complimentary popcorn before dining on an a la carte menu throughout the evening.

@ Sky Garden Bars on Wed, 12th Dec 2018 @ 19:00 - 0:00

With stunning surroundings, a nine-piece big band playing show-stopping classics and unlimited drinks, Sky Garden sounds like the ultimate destination this festive season. There's even canapes and bowl food alongside prosecco so you won't have to go far to get fed.

11 events @ Drink Shop & Do with 22 upcoming dates from 16 Oct 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

'Tis the season to be jolly and Drink Shop and Do are being more than merry this Christmas. Head to the King's Cross bar for dance classes, crafting workshops and plenty more.

7 events @ 4 venues with 88 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 2018 until 31 Mar 2019

It's the season to be jolly so get your pals together and down to Flight Club. Both 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.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Tuesday 16th October 2018

Ballie Ballerson will be coming over all festive this year as they crack out the Christmas cocktails and bring the holiday cheer to the soggy London streets with fun events and all the ball pit play you could ever want.

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@ Secret London Location on Sat, 15th Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

90s brunch are throwing you back to Narnia this festive season, with a winter wonderland-themed brunch extravaganza. There will be a delicious three-course dinner, bottomless prosecco, 90's themed games and wacky Christmas entertainment, childhood nostalgia is guaranteed ya filthy animals. 

18 events @ 2 venues with 48 upcoming dates from 16 Oct 2018 until 31 Dec 2018

From festive film screening to bad and bougie boozy drag brunches, nowhere is bringing the Christmas cheer like Exhibit B. Head to down to this Streatham powerhouse for a stylish start to the holiday season.

22 events @ Hackney Downs Studios with 22 upcoming dates from 13 Dec 2018 until 23 Dec 2018

The perfect Christmas outing in East London this season, head to Hackney Downs Studios where they'll be putting on quite the spread of great films to get you in the festive spirit.