Christmas Gift Ideas
It's unlikely we need to remind you of just how awkward it is watching someone open your unquestionably ill thought out gift. "Oh, a 'personalised mop with phone holder'? How did you, err, how did you know?'". We've all been there. So forget boring presents and inspirational-quote-laden-tut this year, we've got a sleigh-load of awesome London experiences, just perfect for a Christmas gift with a difference. From brewery tours to alfresco cinema, secret comedy nights to titillating burlesque experiences; check out our selection of Christmas gift ideas for 2016 right here.
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Last updated on 15th May 2016
Lovers of Sister Act, unite! This experience allows its guests to take to the stage and belt out their favourite songs, with the full backing of a powerful gospel choir. This unforgettable event makes for the perfect Christmas gift for your most outgoing friends. Ready, set, SING.
Looking to treat Mum this Christmas? A smooth experience promising live jazz performances and beautifully prepared cocktails, this event is hosted from the sleek Piano Bar in Soho. Treat someone special to a chilled and unique evening, where they can even request their own songs from the trio of resident performers. Better still? This gift comes in at a tidy £5.
Handmade Christmas gifts are great; they're cute, they're twee and (most importantly) they ensure mega present-giving brownie points. But who says you have to make them yourself? The expertly-creative Christabel's combine a love of crafts with cuisine and cocktails, to bring a fun, colourful and beautiful foodie event to the London scene. This gift voucher allows entrance to their Mad Hatters Brunch Party, on various dates throughout 2016.
Treat that special someone to the gift of good food this year, with a ticket for the Secret Indian Food Tour of London. This three hour experience promises samples of a range of curries at Brick Lane's most iconic eateries, cold Indian beers, authentic sweets and candy, and even a stop at a local spice supplier. Tickets are £49pp and include all the food on the tour.
This unique tasting and brewing experience promises an insight into one of London's best micro-breweries, Brewhouse and Kitchen Islington (Angel). There are two options available, one for tasting, and the other to get involved brewing your very own beer that you can take home. Here's to drinkable gifts for Christmas 2016.