Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? 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.
Below you'll find details about all the annual Christmas markets in London, which open up as soon as things start to get festive - but do check back as we'll be updating this page with more info on 2016's Christmas markets in London soon.
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London's best Christmas markets
Just when you thought Christmas couldn't get any bigger, as holidays go, it gets its own consumer show at Olympia. The vast exhibition centre will be packed with more Christmas shopping opportunities than you can shake a sleigh bell at, and workshops in festive food and gift wrapping will have you prepared for the big day itself.Read more
Pretty wooden chalets will fill the space between the Tate Modern every winter for this traditional Christmas market. Browse handmade wooden toys, unique jewellery, intricate decorations and plenty more, then tuck into bratwurst, crêpes, roasted nuts or a warming cup of glühwein. A carousel and festive music help add to the Christmas spirit.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 Grinch would have a real job stealing all the Christmas from Hyde Park's massive tribute to festive fun. 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
The annual More London Christmas Market boasts a winning combination of homemade gifts and delicious food, sold from German-style chalets. Get your mits on handmade crafts including pottery, toys, and pashminas, in addition to a variety of cheeses, chocolates, and chutneys. There will be local entertainers performing including Southwark Cathedral Bell Ringers, and with views of Tower Bridge and Tower of London, the location couldn't be 'More London'.Read more
The festive edition of the Real Food Market offers a selection of sustainably and ethically produced fine foods but with extra added seasonal goodies. Pick up continental cheeses, Christmas puddings, cured meats and hampers for your hungriest family members, while you tuck into ready-to-eat treats such as mulled wine and mince pies.Read more