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Feeling festive? Here are the opening dates for the best Christmas markets in London

Isabelle Aron
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Isabelle Aron

Sure, it's only October but the countdown to Christmas has already begun (the big day is only a mere 70 sleeps away, FYI). Oxford Street's Christmas lights are already in place, John Lewis has launched a ridiculous Christmas tree decorating service with a pretty hefty price tag, and we've already spotted some mince pies lurking on the supermarket shelves.

With that in mind, we've rounded up London's Christmas markets with all the details of when they open, so that you can get in there before the crowds hit. Call it an early Christmas gift. You're welcome.

October 31: Spirit of Christmas Fair


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November 10: Carnaby Christmas Party


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November 11: Christmas in Leicester Square market

November 11: Southbank Centre Winter Market


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November 17: Seven Dials Christmas 


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November 18: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

November 19: Christmas Market at Tate Modern

December 1: London Bridge City Christmas Market

Find out more about Christmas markets and fairs in London

Or have a flick through our sparkling gallery of the lights of Christmas past

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