Peacock feathers adorn the luxury shopping area for the first time this year.
The trees alongside the museum's ice rink shimmer with fairy lights.
A majestic silver reindeer welcomes shoppers to the east side of Covent Garden piazza.
The pretty courtyards and cobbled streets just to the north of Oxford Street have gained some traditional festive decorations.
London's bustling Christmas shopping mecca has been sprinkled with snowball-shaped lights for 2013
Soho's famous district has been stuffed with festive birds for Christmas, and is looking rather more chirpy for it.
All twelve days of Christmas are represented in Regent Street's classy display.
The Oxford Street decorations even looked pretty before they were lit this year
Not strictly Christmas lights, but Chinatown is looking just as festive as the rest of the city at this time of year.
The piazza and market buildings are sparkling with traditional baubles, lights and a beautiful tree again this year.
This already handsome venue looks even more elegant with skaters gliding across its courtyard.
There's nothing like the sparkle of London Christmas lights to give the city an instant festive makeover. Details of plans and dates for lights in Oxford Street, Covent Garden, Regent Street, Westfield etc. will be added to this page as events are announced. You can also browse our gallery of Christmas lights in London from years gone by.
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. See our listing for the Santa's Grotto in the Duke of York Square if you'd like to visit a different day.Read more