In London this weekend: December 1-2


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No plans yet? Here are some more cool things to do this weekend in London. If you have tips we haven’t covered, don’t hesitate to leave us a comment below…

London off the beaten path

1. Alice in Wonderland gets even more magical in the South of London with a giant lantern festival (until January 5).

2. The Churchill Arms pub in Notting Hill decorates its facade with 80 Christmas trees every year… all lit at night of course!

3. Battersea Power station gets all lit up for Christmas. Join the celebrations this weekend: fully coloured chimneys, interactive Christmas tree, live music, LED Hula Hooping, carol singing, free face painting for kids…

4. Play the first Beatles-themed pinball machine at the Brunswick shopping centre – it’s free.

5. Where to find the most beautifully decorated Xmas trees in London


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London foodie ideas

1. Did you hear? Tra Tra does bottomless charcuterie boards for £10 per person.

2. The new Sushisamba in Covent Garden will transport you to an exotic place in seconds…

3. This is definitely the most curious bar in London

4. Hot Tarte Tatin rum and mulled port, Mulled rosé wine, mulled sloe gin… These cocktails will make you love London even more!

5. We love Dominique Ansel’s festive afternoon tea.



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London for families

1. Enjoy free workshops at Ichiba (Westfield London) this Saturday: Hello Kitty, calligraphy, origami…

2. The Museum of London’s storytelling session this Saturday will be about the Thames Fair, a winter so cold the river froze and incredible activities held on the ice…

3. The V&A invites children to a Victorian Christmas party this Saturday to explore all things festive.

4. Are your children fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s books (Zog, The Highway Rat, The Gruffalo…)? Join the sing-along show at the Southbank Centre this Sunday and meet them.

5. The Jewish Museum will have a Hanukah family day this Sunday.

Click on the map to see where the events are!



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