Sure, there's always room for traditional Christmas fun like mulled wine, festive markets, carol services and ice skating, but why not try something a little different as well? London is blessed with all the alternative festive events that you could ever want, so have yourself a very quirky Christmas this year.
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Find more Christmas fun in London
Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Look no further than London's Christmas markets and fairs. Among a hamper full 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. Pick your local area or venture across town with our guide to all the best annual Christmas markets in London.