Leadenhall Market Christmas lights
Photograph: Mike Redina
  • Things to do, Markets and fairs

Christmas at Leadenhall Market

Liv Kelly

Time Out says

The impressive City of London Victorian shopping arcade bolsters its reputation as being one of the most charming places in London by decking its resplendent halls in festive garlands, mini Christmas trees and twinkling lights for the season. Its glistening transformation begins at 6pm on November 16 when the actual Lord Mayor of London will switch on Leadenhall Market’s Christmas lights. There will be music to sing along to before and after the switch-on too, and the lights will shine on until Twelfth Night.

Always one to go all out for the season, throughout December it’ll host a number of Christmas workshops, from wine tasting to wreath making, as well as guided festive walks full of tales of a Leadenhall Christmas past and present, plus late-night shopping.

Guided walks: Every Wed Nov 22-Dec 13. 6.30pm to 8pm.


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