Things to do on Boxing Day in London

Christmas Day might be over but the festive fun doesn't have to stop just yet...

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  1. Events in London on Boxing Day
  2. Attractions open on Boxing Day

What's on in London on Boxing Day?

Bonzer Bootsales Romford

Off-load your unwanted Xmas pressies at this Boxing Day carboot. Bonzer Bootsales, dealing mainly in second hand goods, takes place in three locations across Essex.

  1. Warren Farm Whalebone Lane North, Romford, RM6 6RB
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Thu Sep 25
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Spitalfields Antique and Vintage Market

Why not splash your Christmas cash at Old Spitalfields Market this Boxing Day? The covered forecourt of the modernised market offers up the usual range of fur stoles and tureens of 'retro' cutlery, but there are many diamonds to be found in the rough. Turn up at 8am to fight off the antiques dealers for the best pieces, which on our last visit ranged from a late Georgian chaise lounge (reasonable at £400) and bronze art deco mirrors. After the early morning rush, the rest of the day is quieter if you just fancy an idle browse. There's a plethora of antique furniture still available at 3pm, and often at more favourable prices as traders decide to cut losses.

  1. Old Spitalfields Market Brushfield St, E1 6DT
  2. Thu Jul 24 - Thu Jan 1
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  1. Events in London on Boxing Day
  2. Attractions open on Boxing Day

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Bryn Dentinger
Bryn Dentinger

I'm disappointed that you didn't include Kew Gardens as a destination for Boxing Day. A welcome respite from the post-Christmas shopping madness!

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