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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…

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…

Canary Wharf Winter Lights 2020: Hawthorn will have two light installations on Canary Wharf this winter, Newfound Reflections and Neon Tree

Canary Wharf to Launch Covid-Secure Winter Lights Event

With the annual Winter Lights festival postponed this year due to coronavirus, Canary Wharf is launching a scaled-back, more Covid-secure version of the luminous event called Connected by Light.

Diwali in London: Canary Wharf launches floating floral installation

Diwali in London: Floating Floral Display Lights up Canary Wharf

An illuminated display of floating floral garlands launches in Canary Wharf in celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light

Online Christmas markets supporting independent traders

Online Christmas Markets: #ShopLocal During Lockdown

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and support local businesses and makers through lockdown with these online Christmas Markets

How to mark Remembrance Day 2020 online

3 Ways to Mark Remembrance Day 2020 Online

London institutions are marking Remembrance Day with lockdown-proof online talks, workshops and performances to honour those who have given their lives in the defence of the nation

Patrick Hughes, Love, is one of the mini-masterpieces available in the Art on a Postcard online auction

20 Cool Things to Do Online in November 2020

With going out pretty much on ice for November, it’s time to get creative, boost your broadband package and live la vida loca-down! 

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival (photo: Lloyd Winters)

Alexandra Palace Fireworks to be Streamed Online

Missing the fireworks this year? Ease your pain a little with the a screening of Alexandra Palace’s full 20-minute fireworks extravaganza from 2019