Outdoor events in London December 2016

Outdoor events in London in December

Our guide to outdoor events 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?
Highgate Cemetery

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
 
Free event in London at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
 
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

Free

Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory

Free

to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
 
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

Free 

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

Free

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 
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.
Childrens event in London at Royal Botanic Gardens

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to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.

That’s all the outdoor events, but there are plenty more days out in December including:

Celebrate the New Year with London’s fireworksDecember 2016Celebrate the New Year with about a bazillion other people, as they watch London’s spectacular fireworks display.

Boat trip down the Thames — River and FireDecember 2016The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.

Ride an old-style double-decker busDecember 2016Relive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Have a ride on the Docklands Light RailwayDecember 2016The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing busDecember 2016If you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat!December 2016A London RIB Voyage is something you won’t forget… you’ll be speeding down the river underneath the capital’s bridges.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The MousetrapDecember 2016Agatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

The Levellers — Levelling The Land, 25th AnniversaryDecember 2016It’s the 25th anniversary of The Levellers’ “Levelling the Land”, and they will be celebrating at the O2 Academy Brixton.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark pastDecember 2016The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

 
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