How to Celebrate Christmas in London- 5 Best Things to Do!
Christmas is not far and you are still not decided how to make this day special while in London. No problem, just check out our list of ways to celebrate Christmas in London and have a memorable time:
Visit Warner Bros. Studio
And get mesmerized by the Hogwarts in the snow. In this tour, you can see the model castle adorned with replica festive feast, fireplaces with special-effect fire sounds and loads of festive treats. And as the name suggests, Hogwarts is all covered with snow!
Do not forget to visit the studio shop here. The shop will have everything that a Harry Potter fan will ever wish to own!
Watch Elf the Musical! to Celebrate Christmas in London
Not to mention that it’s based on the movie by the same name. This performance promises to mesmerize you the same way, the movie did. It stars Ben Forster, Kimberly Walsh, Joe McGann and Jessica Martin. What can be a perfect way to celebrate your Christmas than spending a great time watching a show like this in the Dominion Theatre!
Apart from this one, you have a lot many shows to explore, like-
A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre.
The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre.
Slava’s Snowshow at the Royal Festival Hall.
The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House.
The Tinderbox at the Charing Cross Theatre.
Goodnight Mister Tom at The Duke of York’s Theatre.
Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax at The Old Vic.
Cats the Musical at the London Palladium.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre.
Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at Sadler’s Wells.
Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment at The O2.
How about some Christmas Shopping!
For traditional Christmas shopping there can’t be any better place than the bankside at the Tate Modern.
Things to look for:- Unique jewelry, handmade wooden toys, intricate decorations and other such similar stuff.
There is no entry fees for this market. It opens at 11:00 am in the morning and stays open throughout the day.
You can shop in this market till 23rd December.
London Bridge City Christmas Market is yet another option where you can find some splendid stuff. This market will be open for you till January 3 so you don’t really have to rush!
There’s a great joy in indulging in ice skating during Christmas times. The best part is that London offers too many places/ ice rinks for you to have fun to celebrate Christmas in London.
Ice rinks: Broadgate, Canary Wharf, Eyeskate, Hampton Court Palace, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, Wembley Park, JW3, Natural History Museum, Somerset House, Tower of London, Westfield London and Winterville.
With these may options at your disposal, there’s no way you cannot get enough of this activity! Good thing is, most of these places are going to be open till 3-4 January.
Don’t miss to see the Christmas lights in London
You will come across variety of inspired decorations on different London streets. Lights add extra sparkle to some of the already famous streets of London.
Streets you should never miss going to (of course during evenings/ nights) around Christmas are- Bond Street, Convent Garden, Oxford Street, Regent Street and Strand.