|Christmas in London // photo by Pug Girl via Flickr|
Every year London offers fun, festive ways to celebrate the Christmas holiday. Below London & Partners highlights some of the best seasonal activities happening now.
October 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Get in the holiday spirit while ice-skating around a 40-foot Christmas tree and 80,000 twinkling lights.
November 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Visitors will walk through the Christmas Past exhibition. Made up of 11 period living rooms this exhibition gives a glimpse into how Christmas was celebrated in England over the past 400 years.
December 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Watch as the English National Ballet brings the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, to life.
November 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Christmas isn’t complete without a night spent at Winter Wonderland. Festivalgoers should bundle up and enjoy rides, ice skating, mulled cider and Christmas markets.
December 8, 2014 – December 23, 2014
Head to Trafalgar Square and see the world famous Christmas tree (Norway’s gift to London since 1947). While there enjoy the sounds traditional Christmas carols.
December 2, 2014 – January 11, 2015
A dance adaptation of Tim Burton’s classic tale, Edward Scissorhands, returns this holiday season for six weeks.
November 11, 2014 – January 11, 2015
Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival embraces Charles Dickens and the giving spirit through performances, concerts, dances and choirs.