Looking for gift inspiration? Look no further than London's Christmas markets and fairs. Among a raft of special festive events you'll find foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit.
We'll keep you updated with all 2015 London Christmas market information as soon as it's announced.
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Christmas markets in London
The Southbank Centre's Christmas market is set to be bigger and better than ever, in 2015, filled with arts, crafts, gifts, street food and festive drinks. Last year the market was pretty as a Christmas card and there were fairground rides, a mini train, installations and a Christmas tree maze just nearby, so expect some special additions to be announced this year, too.Read more
The Grinch would have a real job stealing all the Christmas from Hyde Park's massive tribute to festive fun, which is back for 2015. The Christmas markets is a real treat for anyone feeling the spirit of the season, as long as you're ready to hear all those songs as you potter. You'll find handmade gifts and pretty confectionery sold from cute wooden huts.Read more
These open studios are a great chance to support independent designer-makers and pick up unique Christmas gifts that you won't find on the high street. With more than 170 designers taking part, there's bound to be something here for your loved ones, including furniture, lighting, jewellery, fashion accessories, clothing, ceramics, silverware and tree decorations. Plus, of course, the chance to have a peek behind the scenes of the studios.Read more
The King's Road gets into the festive spirit with a whole sackload of Christmassy fun. The Christmas lights will be switched on at 4pm on November 7, with extra festivities and a beautiful tree adding to the joy. Father Christmas and his elves will arrive, and a free gift wrapping service will help you get a headstart for the big day.Read more
The Rugby Portobello Trust aims to support young people in one of the most deprived areas of London, helping those in need find housing, mental health services, work, education and support. At their annual Christmas market, the charity hopes to raise funds, as well as provide an opportunity for festive fun and shopping. Along with stalls selling stationery, children's toys, handmade Christmas wreaths and fair-trade jewellery, book signings by local authors will be taking place.Read more