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.
Christmas Events in London 2020
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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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. Expect a sleigh's worth of fun events and all the ball pit play you could ever want.
Looking to get the heart pumping in the run up to Christmas? Then head to one of Secret London Runs' 5k or 10k guided tours, complete with scenic fairy light-adorned streets, holiday tunes, a post-jog snack and Santa hats for all.
One of the classiest Christmas events in London, The London Cabaret Club is combining impressive entertainment – featuring top West End stars – and exquisite dining to deliver a magical live show. This year's themed extravaganza will have you feeling all sorts of cheer.
Queen of Hoxton are spreading the festive cheer this December with their Christmas Isn't Cancelled bash. Head along to their winter rooftop for bottomless brunches, live DJs and food and drink packages aplenty.
One of the best Christmas events in London, this Winter Bar Bus is taking you across town on the roof of a double-decker. As well as catching some gorgeous city sights, you'll be given blankets and warming drinks to keep you cosy throughout.
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.
Join the inimitable Joe Black this season as he helps you celebrate Christmas in style. Take a seat at Cabaret City and get ready to enjoy a stunning cabaret affair, complete with delicious food and plenty of festive cocktails.
Head to Bohemia Place this festive season and fill your boots with vegan Christmas food, mulled wine and live music aplenty. The perfect way to kick off the season of merriment, this socially-distanced bash promises to put a smile on your face.
Adventure Bar are offering a series of naughty and nice Christmas events in London, spanning singalongs, brunches and drag performances. Whatever you're in the mood for, their quirky bars are sure to keep you entertained with jaw-dropping shows and signature cocktails.
One of the funnest Christmas events in London this year, HUCKSTER's series of funky happenings are showing you how to celebrate the festive season with cinema nights and epic brunches, including R&B and dancehall-themed afternoons.
One of the cosiest winter events in London this season, this cute pop-up at the Duke's Head Hotel is letting you get boozy while you decorate a little biscuit house. Head down to Wallington and get ready to decorate your own gingerbread abode, while sipping on gingerbread-infused gin.
Don your snuggliest knitwear and shimmy on down to Pergola Paddington's new winter pop-up. Book yourself your very own private Champagne chalet or head on down to the heated beer hall to sip on sloshing steins and dance the night away with live DJs - fuelled by a bratwurst (or two).
One of the best Christmas events in London, this unique winter beer festival is taking over Camden's Electric Ballroom for a quirky series of evening featuring live entertainment and plenty of big sloshing steins.
Are you making it onto the naughty or nice list? Tonight Josephine will be the judges of that, with their epic Christmas event schedule that's sure to add a dash of festive flair to your partying. From drag queen battles to kinky cabarets, there's plenty to explore.
For an unforgettable Christmas event, look no further than The Boathouse London. The Paddington spot has collaborated with Moet & Chandon and atHOME to bring you a fabulous three-course festive feast, complete with bubbles and a film screening within a luxe holiday living space.
Taking over Fulham once more for two months of Alpine-themed fun, Winterland is back for Christmas 2020. Get stuck into all they have to offer, from sipping mulled wine in a cosy cabin to playing skittles under the heated pergola.
Artful Dodger will be taking over Country Club Trent Park for one day only this December, playing host to an incredible festive-themed brunch party. Expect welcome cocktails, a three-course feast and live entertainment all day long.
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.
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.
It's all reindeer knits and eggnog at the London Christmas Jumper Pub Crawl. Make your way around fun-loving city bars and clubs where welcome shots and queue jumps are on hand to give you a December knees-up to remember.
Christmas cinema pop-ups in London don't get much better than Rivoli Ballroom's festive movie screenings. Expect stunning interiors from the classic 50s ballroom and film classics including Die Hard, Elf and Love Actually, along with popcorn and drinks, of course.
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.
Santa's got one hell of a stocking filler as the team from Gin-House Burlesque return for their Christmas special. Taking over the private King's Head Member's Club, the night will be an intimate show with burlesque, cabaret and circus performances.
Put your niche trivia to the test at The Royal Star's Gavin & Stacey pub quiz. Not only is it a great reason to gather all the gang - we're talking Budgie, Chinese Alan, Fingers and Deano - but it's also one of the most laidback and cheap events in London this Christmas.
Get ready for some fabulously filthy events this festive season at Nikki's. From the hilarious Bad Santa's singalong to the Christmas Queen Showdown, the East London cocktail bar really is pulling out all of the stops to get you celebrating in the naughtiest way possible.
Head over to the Two Brewers for one of the best Christmas events in London this year. Join Break a Lash as they bring you a cabaret centred around classic musicals - but, as ever, they will be doing it with something of a twist.
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.
Head over to Tobacco Dock this season where the Skylight team will be bringing all those classic Christmas movies with a side order of festive cocktails, snuggly seats and plenty of other yuletide treats for you and your bubble.
Head on over to the Shard this winter and you'll find the Shangri-La hotel is offering an unmissable Christmas experience. Taking place at Sky Bar, this stunning rooftop afternoon tea takes inspiration from après skis with freshly baked Black Forest sponge and snowball mousse.
Get into the festive season with a day of drinking, dining and dancing at Ibiza Anthems Xmas Party. With mouthwatering dishes from Blacks Burgers, welcome cocktails and live music from the likes of Alex P, Lisa Loud and Bongo Ben, it's an event you won't want to miss.
The Crypt are serving up a hefty dose of festivities with their Big Fat Christmas event in London. Expect a jolly night of unconventional quizzing, including present wrapping challenges, brussel sprout eating contests and more.
The king of Christmas brunch events in London, Aeronaut is dishing up two hours of bottomless bloody Marys, prosecco or mimosas this December. Along with tasty food, the Acton entertainment haven will also treat you to an afternoon of live music and performances.
Get your December off to a great start with a trip to Southwark for a Christmas painting session. Over the afternoon you and your bubble ill be tasked with panted a glittering tree whilst bopping along to fun tunes. WHat's more, they provide all the kit you'll need on the day.
If you're on the hunt for an event that'll really get your mistletoes shaking then take a look at Proud Embankment. The riverside favourite has everything from Christmas lunches and midweek specials to a winter-themed Cabaret All Stars party.
Opening just in time for the festive season, Winter Heights is a new rooftop bar in the heart of London Bridge. Boasting some of the best views in the biz, this venue also promises hot cocktails, live DJs, tasty BBQ food and even cheese fondue.
One of the best Christmas wreath making classes in London this year, this excellent activity evening at Kew's Coach & Horses is bringing you a hands-on session with a talented florist, alongside a cup of steaming spiced apple gin.
Nothing says Christmas quite like stuffing your chops with a hearty food and wine pairing, which is exactly what these guys have in mind. Join West London Wine School with your bubble and get stuck into a day of drinking and dining, with a few fun facts thrown in for good measure.
Witty theatre events in London? Phoenix Arts Club is playing host to a hilarious one this winter, which is sure to have you cracking up. Join Alice as she falls into a Wonderland as you've never seen it before - where streaming channels are places and the Queen of Hearts has been replaced by the Vice President of Global TV.
Do your bit for charity whilst winning incredible prizes by getting involved with DesignMyNight's 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Purchase a £5 ticket to be in with the chance of winning a night's stay at Mama Shelter, a private igloo experience or vouchers for some of London's top venues.
You and the housemates not in the mood to host this year? Treat yourselves to a night out in Notting Hill as The Little Yellow door is throwing out course after course of delicious Christmas food, epic decorations and some fun games to keep you entertained.
The Disappearing Dining Club are back at the Dartmouth Arms for their very festive soirée. Taking on a Scandinavian theme, the supper club will be serving up a gorgeous menu, alongside some seriously cosy vibes including roaring fires and great tunes.
Head on over to Cinema in the Snow this festive season to get your fix of seasonal flicks. They'll be screening all the classics including Home Alone, Love Actually and Elf in Christmassy surroundings, making sure you and your bubble really are able to get into the spirit of things.
One of the best Christmas cabaret shows in London this year, CIRCUS is bringing together a stellar line-up of comedy, contortionists, acrobats and aerialists for a stunning festive fiesta, alongside a tasty selection of Pan-Asian treats and top tipples.
Head to Soho where Wands & Wizards are celebrating the most magical time of the year with a gingerbread house decorating event. Expect a pre-assembled cake along with candy, icing and a glass of mulled wine to slurp on as you create your own festive shack.
Offering some of the best Christmas brunch events in London and beyond, Lucky Voice are back with their festive fiesta this December. Get ready for bagels, bottomless cocktails and belting out those epic yuletide bangers all afternoon.
Head out on a scavenger hunt around the city with BucketRace's yuletide event. Starting in the West End, you'll have missions to fulfil, tasks to complete and items to find across the capital, including giant dragons in Camden and human pyramids in Hyde Park.
The Exhibit's Love Actually film screening is a no-brainer for those of you after cosy Christmas events in London. To accompany the mushy rom-com? You'll be given a tasty G&T to sip as you watch Hugh Grant shake his thang.
An online festive event, Die Another Dame will see you following clues, piecing together parts of the puzzle and talking to various characters to find your missing person. Crack open the bubbly and get ready for a fun night on the sofa.
Join Devonshire Terrace for a night of comedy, musical bingo and festive feasting this December. Not only is this Liverpool Street venue keeping you entertained with their cabaret, music and bingo but they'll also be hosting a three-course feast with plenty of booze to wash it all down.
If you're staying in rather than going out this Christmas, then be sure to grab yourself a ticket to one of Sipsmith's festive cocktail masterclasses. Ahead of the event you'll be sent a handy kit with everything you need - from garnishes to spirits, along with a live link for the class itself.
Live performances, a gorgeous rooftop restaurant and tasty food; Soul Serious is a must when it comes to Christmas events in London. Treat yourself to an indulgent brunch or supper whilst watching as world-class acts serenade you.
Looking to leave 2020 with a bang? Colours Hoxton are going all out this season with a series of incredible bashes - from drag bingo to bottomless brunches and early night discos. Don your glittery attire and shimmy on down.