Outdoor events in London December 2016

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Outdoor events in London in December

Our guide to outdoor events in London during December 2016.

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.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, London
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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market. Bring your children to see Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at the Hyde Park in London during December 2016.
 
 at Royal Botanic Gardens, London
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Night-time Christmas trail at Kew 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.
 at Royal Observatory, London
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An Evening with the Stars — 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.

The Railway Children + real steam train!December 2016The Railway Children’s cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King’s Cross Theatre.

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond carsDecember 2016“Bond in Motion” is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.

London Chess Classic — at the Olympia LondonDecember 2016London Chess Classic will feature ten of the world’s best players competing live on stage, at the London Olympia.

The Noise Next Door — Boat Show Comedy ClubDecember 2016The Noise Next Door will appearing at the Boat Show Comedy Club onboard the Tattershall Castle on the Embankment.

Peter Pan swimming race, on Christmas DayDecember 2016The annual Peter Pan Cup swimming race has been held on the Serpentine lake every Christmas morning since 1864.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the DuchessDecember 2016The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

BT Christmas Concert, hosted by Chris HollinsDecember 2016Join Chris Hollins for the ever-popular BT Christmas Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, with seasonal songs and fireworks.

 
 
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