Say farewell to busy department stores and swap stressful Christmas shopping for something a little more laid back. Whether you're searching for a last-minute bauble or desperately seeking inspiration for the perfect gift, we've got you covered with our guide to London’s loveliest Christmas markets and festive fairs. You'll find foodie treats, creative crafts, arty offerings and everything else you'll need to get your festive shopping done and dusted this year. Here's our pick of all the best Christmas markets in London.
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Christmas markets in London
The Grinch would have a real job stealing all the Christmas from Hyde Park's massive tribute to festive fun. The Christmas markets is a real treat for anyone feeling the spirit of the season, as long as you're ready to hear all those songs as you potter. You'll find handmade gifts and pretty confectionery sold from cute wooden huts.
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Angels Fancy Dress
The largest and longest established costume supplier in the UK, Angels is staffed by trained costumiers, many of whom have worked on film, TV and theatre productions. The range spans everything from brocade Elizabethan robes to sequinned showgirl outfits. The packet costumes can be bought at the shop and online. If you’re stuck for inspiration, the website is a very good starting place, with all manner of creepy, raunchy and plain silly characters to peruse.
Venue says: “Choose from the world’s largest collection of hire costumes, and a huge range of retail fancy dress.”