1. The Union Chapel in Islington is an absolute stunner of a church and it’s going to look even better lit up by hundreds of little flames at Carols by Candlelight, it's annual evening carol session. Head along on Sunday for 6pm start. Entry is free.
2. Is your home in thrall to the ghost of interior design past? Well, you should definitely hit up the Hackney Flea-Mas Market at Abney Public Hall. On over Saturday and Sunday, it's a homely version of the regular Hackney vintage market. Entry is free.
3. To celebrate the launch of the hallelujah-inducing Night Overground, London’s hippest bookshop Libreria is throwing a culture-filled all-nighter. The Libreria All-Nighter with live music, poetry and storytelling, plus you can scoff mince pies and browse books into the small hours. Head along in Saturday evening for free.