What’s on in London December 2016

Whats on in London in December

See what events are on in London during December 2016.

Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Free event in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.
 
Free event in London at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
 
Childrens event in London at Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape The Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.
Museum exhibition in London at National Maritime Museum

to National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum's new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson's controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.
 
Theatre show in London: An Inspector Calls at Playhouse Theatre

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to Playhouse Theatre JB Priestley's classic thriller "An Inspector Calls" is returning to the London stage for a limited run at the Playhouse Theatre. See the theatre show An Inspector Calls this December, at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Childrens event in London at Harrods

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to Harrods Take you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.
 
Art exhibition at Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery See over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf

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to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 
Theatre show in London: Stick Man at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of 'Stick Man', a kid's show about the adventures of a brave stick.
Portobello Road

Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UK's most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls.
 
Free event in London at Sky Garden

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Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).
Guided tour in London at Tower of London

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to Tower of London See the Tower of London after dark, and be led around the grounds by a Yeoman Warder as he tells you all about the history.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City.
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
 
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Free event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
 
Childrens event in London at Oxford Street

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to Oxford Street The Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they're shutting the street to traffic.
Opera in London: Les Contes D Hoffmann at Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Offenbach's operatic swansong "The Tales of Hoffmann".
 
Comedy in London: Stewart Lee at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called "Content Provider".
Theatre show in London: Its Easy To Be Dead at Trafalgar Studios

 

to Trafalgar Studios 'It Is Easy To Be Dead' uses the letters and poetry of a dead soldier to relive his short life, cut short during World War I. You can catch the popular theatre show Its Easy To Be Dead at the Trafalgar Studios in December 2016.
 
Photography exhibition at Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
Childrens event in London at Bond Street

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Bond Street Bond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!
 
Free event in London at Carnaby Street

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to Carnaby Street Carnaby Street will be kicking off its Christmas season with a big switch-on ceremony on the 10th November.
Southbank

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to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
Theatre show in London: Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

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to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
Sport in London at Broadgate Ice Rink

 

to Broadgate Ice Rink Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
 
Theatre show in London: Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow. See the theatre show Peter Pan this December, at the Olivier Theatre in London.
 
Childrens event in London at Tower of London

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to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Childrens event in London at Somerset House

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to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
Childrens event in London at Regent Street

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to Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 
Childrens event in London at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

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to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook. See the theatre show Peter Pan this December, at the Greenwich Theatre in London.
 
 
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