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Selfridges has launched an alfresco Christmas Market

Selfridges Launches Open Air Christmas Market

Earlier this summer, Selfridges launched an alfresco market, and now the big yellow Market on the Mews is back with a festive twist

Christmas films in London: Backyard Cinema's The Winter Night Garden & The Snow Kingdom

London’s Best Festive Film Pop-Ups & Christmas Movie Drive-Ins

Christmas films are all the better for a novelty screening. From immersive Narnia-esque venues to nostalgic drive-ins, here are London’s best…

Gaia earth installation returns to The Painted Hall at ORNC Greenwich in 2021

Hugely Popular Earth Installation to Return to Greenwich in 2021

Following a sold-out display in summer 2020, Luke Jerram’s awe-inspiring art installation Gaia will return to the Old Royal Naval College in January

Carols at the Old Royal Naval College will take place in 2020

London Carol Concerts 2020: Live Events & Online Sing-alongs

Christmas carol concerts have taken a bit of a knock this year, but plenty of venues are hosting online carol services, while others are bravely ploughing ahead with Covid-secure versions of events

Shard Lights switch on date 2020

Europe’s Highest Light Display to Beam Message of Thanks to NHS

Europe’s highest seasonal light display returns to brighten up the London skyline this week, while beaming a message of thanks to NHS workers

Wreath making classes in London: McQueen Flowers x Perrier Jouet workshop in Mayfair

London’s Best Wreath Making Classes & Workshops

What better way to while away a dark winter’s evening under lockdown than making your own Christmas wreath? From online workshops and at-home kits to in-person masterclasses, here are some of the best…

Backyard Cinema at Christmas: Wandsworth's immersive cinema experience reopens in December

47 Great Things to Do in London: December 2020

With lockdown scheduled to end at 00.01 on Wednesday 2 December and a vaccine ready to roll, things are looking up. Christmas markets, carol concerts, festive films, West End theatre and more are set for major comebacks

The Art of Banksy exhibition comes to London in March 2021

Huge Banksy Exhibition Heads for London in Spring 2021

The world’s largest touring collection of Banksy artworks is headed for London next spring in a UK first

Cockpit Arts Makers Market (photo: Lucy McGrath working in her studio, by James Winspear)

Online Art Fairs: #ShopLocal During Lockdown

Art fairs are a great place to hunt out really special Christmas gifts, but with lockdown 2.0 in full swing, hunting out beautiful watercolours, prints, etchings and more is a little tricky. Thankfully, these popular art fairs and open studios have pivoted to with an online offering this year

Covent Garden Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights in London: Where to See the Best

London enjoys some of the country’s most spectacular Christmas lights. While things have been scaled back somewhat this year, with no big celebrity switch-on events, London’s Christmas lights looks better than ever. Here’s where to see the best…

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