Christmas Events in London 2019

Feeling festive? Damn right you are. Immerse yourself in all things bauble and boozy 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, all before rockin' around the ice rink - there really is something for everyone this Christmas in London.

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Last updated on 16th September 2019

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

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, it's a fun and festive activity to do with all the gang.

@ Oval Space on Fri, 13th Dec 2019 @ 23:00 - 4:00

It's the most wonderful time of the year and nowhere knows that better than Ultimate Power. Head over to Oval Space where the power-ballad pioneers will be bringing you the biggest and best Christmas songs from across the millennia alongside all your favourite anthems from past and present.


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All we want for Christmas is our fave festive films in gorgeous surroundings with a cocktail in hand. Luckily, South Place Hotel has got it covered with a series of classic screenings in their newly transformed winter wonderland terrace - the ultimate lazy Sunday experience. 


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Ice ice baby... Ever fancied bevving in a bar made entirely out of ice? At ICEBAR London, 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 restaurant. 

@ The Grand on Thursday 5th and Thursday 12th December 2019

If you consider Christmas a time for much merriment, then Sounds Familiar's music quiz is the place for you. taking over several locations in December, the raucous music quiz will be stopping at The Grand for festive dancing on the tables.

@ Secret location in hackney on Thursday 12th December 2019 and 2 other dates

Raise the temperature this Christmas with trip to Rumour Mill as they showcase live jazz, fires goddesses and steamy burlesque this December. Whether you've been naughty or nice, you'll be amazed by this extraordinary festive theatrical feast. 

Film And Fizz with Curzon

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Turning your Christmas date night into a whole event, this unique cinema pop up at One Aldwych is showcasing all your favourite festive films this year. From Love Actually to It's A Wonderful Life, their movie line-up is second to none, and comes complete with a delicious brunch or dinner and a cold glass of Champagne.

The sky's the limit this Christmas as Skylight are ho-ho-hosting a plethora of yuletide celebrations to get you in the festive spirit. Explore the bursting events calendar of glorious gifts ranging from rooftop ice skating to warm cocktail sipping with unbeatable views of the city. 

@ Cafe de Paris on Friday 29th November 2019 and 2 other dates

Looking for the ultimate Christmas party? Cafe de Paris is going all out, with a series of variety shows dedicated to the festive season. That means decadent dining, thirst-quenching drinks and show-stopping performances.

@ The Southbank on Various dates from Saturday 30th November 2019

Deck the halls by hitting the deck of London's ultimate boat party. You'll set sail along the Thames, spreading yuletide joy while getting down to Christmas classics and pop hits with a festive buffet, drinks and unparalleled views of the city. 

@ Golden Square on Sat, 14th Dec 2019 @ 12:00 - 16:00

Head out on a festive scavenger hunt around the city this Christmas. Starting in the West End you'll have missions to fulfil, tasks to complete and items to find across the capital. From giant dragons in Camden to human pyramids in Hyde Park, you never know what you might have to do, but it's always an exciting way to spend an afternoon.

@ Petersham Nurseries Deli on Wednesday 4th December 2019 and 2 other dates

As one of the best restaurants in London, Petersham Nurseries know their way around a wine list and this festive season, they're letting you in on their Christmas. Join the team in the Covent Garden cellars as they lead a tasting on which plonk will suit your celebrations best.

@ XOYO on Sat, 30th Nov 2019 @ 19:00 - 22:00

Get all your single ladies together for an evening of DC classics as you've never heard them before at party palace XOYO. For one-night only, a 16-piece orchestra will be blasting out all the 90's tune - we're talking Say My Name, Bills Bills Bills and Survivor - accompanied by a selection of London's finest classical musicians and vocalists.


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Santa's got one hell of 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 performance.

Drink Shop Do

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'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.

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.

@ Secret London Location on Sat, 14th Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Hip Hop Brunch is putting their party-hard spin on Christmas with their special this December. Join the secret event for a visit from Dirty Santa, karaoke and games, along with an hour of bottomless cocktails.