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.
 
 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.

Choral Mass at Hampton Court PalaceDecember 2016Attend a Sunday service in one of the country’s most beautiful chapels — Henry VIII’s Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.

Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen LipmanDecember 2016Maureen Lipman and CBeebies’ Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre’s Christmas panto, “Sleeping Beauty”.

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.

Slacktivist Action Group, at the Soho TheatreDecember 2016Andy Parsons will be chairing his Slacktivist Action Group at the Soho Theatre, alongside the MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.

Christmas carol service, at Southwark CathedralDecember 2016Enjoy a traditional Christmas carol service at Southwark Cathedral, with Lessons and readings from the King James Bible.

Adam Kay’s Smutty Christmas SongsDecember 2016Amateur Transplants’ frontman Adam Kay will be offering up an evening of smutty songs to celebrate the festive season.

 
 
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