Quirky events in London this December

Weird and wonderful stuff you should check out this month

Shun the mainstream, turn your back on the conventional, reject the pedestrian and hurtle headlong to the fringes of London culture. That's where all the cool stuff happens. Here are our favourite leftfield events happening in London this month, but shhh, don't tell everyone or they won't be underground for long.

Guilty Pleasures Xmas Cinema Party Hip Hop Karaoke Designers/Makers Market Carols by Candles Chris Bracey Christmas at Kew Gardens Frisky and Mannish The Boy with Tape on His Face

Designer/Makers Market

© Designers & Makers

A haven for homemade, this market sells illustrations and design, jewellery, ceramics, fashion and textiles - and it gives craft-loving punters a chance to chat to the people behind the creations Read more about Designer/Makers Market.

Until Dec 15, Old Spitalfields Market.