Brilliant Christmas Events in the UK

While snow (hopefully) blankets the country in a festive glitter, and pop-up winter markets become rife, it can be hard to really pin point the best in seasonal shenanigans... until you came here that is. From bottomless Christmas brunches in London to panto murder mystery dinners with a twist in Edinburgh, we're here to bring you all of the fun things to do this winter in the UK, whatever your style.

Last updated on 8th November 2019

Jimmy's a notorious pop-up king, and his latest arrival at South Bank is no expection. Keeping you cosy this Christmas, expect igloos and lashings of raclette in a unique, Thames-side setting.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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London once again snags a Christmas movie beauty in the shape of Rivoli. A notorious and longstanding ballroom with glamour on its side, this historical spot will be hosting a whole roster of festive cheer as they screen some of the finest in seasonal flicks. 


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As the UK's best Christmas events start to trickle on through, there's always one that keeps people coming back for more, and that's the Christmas special from Gin-House Burlesque. Held at a secret location, notorious for its unusual rooms and taxidermy, you're sure for a dazzling and festive night.

Amongst the stress of Christmas shopping, turkey preparation and endless parties, The Duke of Richmond hotel is offering the perfect escape. Their festive afternoon tea experience includes themed sweet treats (and plenty of mince pies) as well as child-friendly activities and a soft play area - meaning fun for the whole family. 

Summer Lodge is a stunning five-star hotel set in the rolling hills of the South West. Throughout the Christmas period, the team here are running a series of events, from wreath-making workshops to wine tasting sessions and festive-themed afternoon teas. Alternatively, curl up beside one of the many roaring fires with a glass of mulled wine and a crumbly mince pie. 

Head over to East London where this fun rooftop cinema event is bringing you a season of festive film classics. Catch the likes of Home Alone, Elf, Love Actually and Muppet Christmas Carol complete with a few tasty cocktails and views over the London skyline.

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This festive season, Pandora's Door are putting their own saucy spin on the stereotypical Christmas panto with the creation of A Christmas Cabaret. Hosted by the fabulous drag performer Jizmik, the holiday show will also be bringing a series of burlesque and circus that'll be sure to dazzle you.