Outdoor events in London December 2016

Outdoor events in London in December

Our guide to outdoor events in London during December 2016.

Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner


Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm


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


Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes


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 Little Venice


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


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


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


to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Childrens event in London at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park


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


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


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.

Champions Tennis, at Royal Albert HallDecember 2016See some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate ModernDecember 2016The Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Potted Panto — seven pantomimes in one show!December 2016Dan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one — managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!

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