Fun Things To Do In December In The UK

Sure, the weather is atrocious, it's dark, it's cold and it's not going to clear up for a long time. But despite all this, December in the UK is a most magical time, from Christmas markets across the country to epic roast dinners and country pubs to squirrel away in. And for those of you that like to party? Now would be your time, with bars and clubs buzzing with late-night revellers; whatever your idea of fun in December in the UK, we've got the answer here.

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Last updated on 18th June 2024

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A Gatsby Christmas

@ The London Cabaret Club on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2024

Dive into one of the greatest stories of the 20th Century courtesy of A Gatsby Christmas at The London Cabaret Club. Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a night filled with delicious dining and sensational entertainment as you transport yourself back to the 1920s to experience an immersive adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's iconic Jazz Age novel. Tickets start at £75 for a night of mystery, scandal, and innovation.


@ Hiver Taproom on Thursday 12th December 2024

The Hivefest Christmas Special at Hiver Taproom promises to be a celebration that is un-bee-lievably fun. Bust out your best moves with live music and karaoke in a buzzing karaoke room while you sip on Hiver Beer on tap, as well as wines and spirits, to keep the good times flowing. Plus, some delicious street food will be available to keep you fuelled and ready to party.

Explore The UK's Christmas Markets

The UK is home to many a Christmas market once December rolls around, from Manchester down to Bath. We've chosen five of our favourite, all complete with mulled wine, mince pies and plenty of present-buying opportunities.

Get Your Skates On In London

What could be more fun in December than strapping a thin piece of metal to your foot and jumping on a block of ice? If you like your thrills fast and furious (or wobbly and reserved), London has several scenic rinks which are prefect for getting into the Christmas mood.