Christmas lights in Oxford Street (Nov 2016)

, London 51.514656 -0.147028
Dates & Time:
Big switch-on ceremony: 6th November. The street will be closed to traffic between 12 noon to 7 PM. Show starts at 6.15 PM
Tickets & Cost:
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The following bus routes go near Oxford Street: 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 23, 25, 53, 73, 88, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159
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Note: The actual closest train station to Oxford Street is Oxford Circus
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Craig’ London blog> Read Craig’s review  I’ve tried this event myself and posted some photos and a review on my blog

Christmas lights Easy to get to? Good for kids?
Value for money? n/a Worth a visit? 3 0 3

The big switch-on for the Oxford Street Christmas lights is always busy, with 40,000 people expected to turn up and go "Oooooh! Aaaaah!".

This year they are going for the same white snowballs they had last year... which was pretty much the same as they had year before that. It's a good job they're not made of real snow because they would have all melted by now.

The street will be closed to traffic during the big switch-on ceremony (6th November, 12 noon to 7 PM, from John Lewis up to Marble Arch -- show starts at 6.15 PM). Craig David has been lined up to switch them on this year, and there will be some live performances from The Vamps, Nathan Sykes and Louisa Johnson. We've also been promised an appearance by My Little Pony and some Transformers characters (seriously!).

Big screens will relay the entertainment for the bazillions of other people standing further down the street.

You might like to read Craig's previous reviews of the Christmas lights in London, to get you in the mood. He's also written about the Christmas shops and markets and Christmas ice rinks.


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