Cool things to do – December and Christmas in London

December and Christmas in London

Looking for ideas what to do at Christmas in London?

There are many interesting and fun things to do at Christmas in London. Here are some things Londoners enjoy during December:


New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display in London

This is a must see if you are for new Year’s Eve in London.
London Eye, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London, SE1 7PB
Tube: Embankment Underground Station, Westminster Station, Waterloo Station
Dates: Tuesday 31st December 2013

This is a one hour long annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks display, launched from the foot of the London Eye and from rafts on the Thames river, you can watch from most of central London. The best views are from Victoria Embankment, the South Bank, and Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge but the basic rule is that if you can see the London Eye, you’ll be able to see the show.


Real Food Christmas Market

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, SE1 8XX
Tube: Waterloo Station, Embankment Underground Station
Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Dec 2013
The Southbank Centre’s Food Market turns festive in the lead up to Christmas – a great chance to pick up some typical Christmas specials. Located in the square near the Waterloo Station, the Christmas Market will boast a wide range of seasonal produce such as mince pies, mulled wine, cheeses, chutneys, wild game, pickles, ham, cakes and chocolates. You can expect accutane high quality but affordable stuff; it’s a relaxed and welcoming place to make your unique Yule-time food purchases.


Natural History Museum Ice Rink 2013

Natural History Museum provides one of London’s most enchanting ice-rinks: a 1,000 metre outdoor affair with a Christmas tree at its centre as well as a smaller rink for children and rinkside fairground carousel. Spectators can enjoy a hot chocolate or mulled wine from the bar overlooking the ice-rink.
Prices: peak: £13.50, £9 children (12 and under), £38 family; off-peak: £11.50/£8/£31
Address: Cromwell Rd, London, SW7 5BD


Great Christmas Pudding Race

If you are abound Christmas in London and want to have a good laugh, check this. You must be familiar with the egg and spoon race. In this festive relay race eggs are replaced with puddings!
The race has been going on every year since 1980 and it raises money for Cancer Research.
At this time of year Covent Garden is a fantastic place to be, a great way to spend some time and do your Christmas shopping in Covent Garden’s stylish stores.
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD
Tube: Covent Garden Station, Leicester Square Station, Charing Cross Station
Dates: Saturday 7th December 2013


British Military Tournament

This is the largest display of military theatre in the world.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Warwick Road, Earls Court, London, SW5 9TA
Tube: West Brompton Station, Earls Court Station
Dates: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December 2013


London Christmas Chocolate Festival

Treat your taste buds to Christmassy artisan delights and sweeten up your Christmas in London even more!
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, SE1 8XX
Tube: Waterloo Station, Embankment Underground Station
Dates: 13th, 14th and 15th December 2013


Find more things to do in London:

– Free Art Galleries in London
– Free Museums in London
– English Courses in West London

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