Christmas Events in London 2017
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 20th October 2017
Brixton's premiere Christmas event is back. The South Pole Saloon has returned to warm the cockles of all those coldly un-festive hearts. Get in the Christmas spirit with some delicious cocktails and views over south London.
Taking place in a proper East End boozer, this night is retelling the nativity but with a big cockney twist. Join in with the fun as the characters immerse you in three acts, have you dancing on tables and feed you full of festive food.
Unleash your inner beast this Christmas as The Vaults bring the legendary fairy tale to life through a three-course meal, unlimited drinks and amazing entertainment. Head over to Waterloo for Beauty and the Feast, an immersive event that will whizz you away with fairy godmothers, live music and plenty of fun.
The Cabaret Club are throwing a festive show this December, inviting Londoners to the idyllic Bloomsbury Ballroom for a night of dazzling dance numbers and sultry performances. With all your favourite drinks served at the bar and plenty of jaw-dropping outfits on display, this is one Christmas event well worth heading to.
Two hours, several teams and one prize: this is the Santa Scavanger Hunt. This December, this is your chance to run around town, answering questions, taking videos, tracking down items and becoming the best Santa around.
The Sky Garden is perfect for groups of ten or more for your Christmas party, with delicious canapes, food bowls, and unlimited beer and wine throughout the night – in the stunning location with a live band and DJ.
Get stuck into Hat and Tun’s festive quiz, where you’ll get the chance to win a £100 bar tab, as well as get a selection of snacks and a glass of mulled wine.
A massive name on the West End scene, join star Nadim Naaman at View 94 this Christmas as he takes to the stage for a charming night of live Christmas songs and entertainment against a stunning backdrop.
From Mariah Carey through to The Pogues, warm up your singing voice and get ready for this massive night of group karaoke at the O2 in Islington.
Party like it’s 1991 this Boxing Day in London with the best in karaoke, as well as free candy floss, free fried chicken, face painting, giveaways, retro gaming and all the 90s tunes you need.
Looking for something special to do this Christmas in London? Join All Saints Church for that as they've invited a might choir to sing the evening away, by candlelight, all in the aim of raising money for Maggies Cancer Centre.
Taking place throughout December in Hoxton, this Christmas event is helping you experience art in a completely new way. Smith and Sinclair are creating their innovative cocktails alongside immersive art.
Join one of the most luxurious Christmas parties around. You’ll be greeted with a canape reception and afterwards be treated to a night packed with live DJs – featuring big names like DJ Neev and Artful Dodger – as well as entertainment acts where you have to expect the unexpected, drinks, and dancing all in one event.
Leave 2017 behind and head back to the 1920s this Christmas with this amazing themed event. The Manhattan Club is a huge event of cocktails, canapes, magicians, games and fun.
Taking place in West London, this Christmas party is whizzing you back to the roaring 20s. Join Syon House as they host a massive bash complete with a four-course dinner, acrobats, live music, bubbles, dodgems and a casino to name a few.
The Vaults are hosting a huge Christmas party this December that's themed as an End of the Universe party. The entire venue will be decorated as a deep space hideout, complete with Martian caves, moon crater bars and space canyons of glitter and foil. With a few intriguing characters walking around and a number of space-themed tipples served behind the bar, this is one Christmas blowout that's certain to leave a lasting impression on you.
Head over to Peckham for an evening of festive crafting. This class will teach you how to make three gorgeous gifts, all while you sip mulled wine and munch on mince pies.
Camden Assembly are putting their spin on Christmas with a Drake special. Join the kicking club for all the star's biggest tunes, plus a few other goodies.
Christmas is getting a naughty makeover this year as The Imaginarium in Southwark throws an epic party. Expect DJs, festive food, drinks and all sorts of silly surprises.
Bringing the spirit of Christmas to London, join The Director's Lounge for an epic night of music. The venue will be hosting David Bradley, the UK's no one Michael Buble tribute act, for a night of power ballads.
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.
It's time to make like Regina and learn the dance moves to Jingle Bell Rock. Drink Shop and Do are hosting this masterclass which will have you moving like a pro in no time.
As Christmas descends on London this December there's only one thing it, and that's power ballads. Join Ultimate Power for some of the best in the business as they claim the city's clubbing scene their own with some of the best parties in town.
'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.
Give your Christmas a quirky twist at the famous Underground Supper Club. Taking place on a reclaimed tube carriage, the night will include a five-course meal of seasonal goodies, and delicious wine.
Ice ice baby... Ever fancied bevving in a bar made entirely out of ice? At Icebar, the walls, bar, tables and even your own personal glass is made from the purest ice harvested from the pristine winter wonderland of Jukkasjarvi in Northern Sweden. Ice Bar have 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.
Set off for Jimmy’s this Christmas in London for a little winter treat. Either eat outside in the exciting snow globes for private, alfresco eating, or head into the bar for a variety of tasty mulled wines and ciders. Otherwise, the upstairs restaurant is here for a selection of food and fondue.