Festive Things To Do For Christmas in London 2023

Picture this: the city adorned with twinkling lights, the aroma of mulled wine wafting through the air, the distant melody of carols creating a symphony, and the hearty scent of roasted chestnuts lingering by a crackling fire. London’s most cherished season is here, and the capital is pulling out all the stops to make it extraordinary!

Whether you’re a family looking to immerse the kids in festive workshops, a night owl seeking the thrill of late-night shopping, or someone who finds joy in curling up with a cozy afternoon tea, London ensures there’s something special for everyone.

For those seeking not just accommodation but an immersive London experience, your stay at Buckingham & Lloyds aparthotels offers a prime location opposite Hyde Park. Our guests revel in luxurious surroundings while gaining exclusive access to the city’s most sought-after events and elusive tickets. It’s a chance to be at the heart of the action and truly savor the festive spirit.

As London welcomes its favorite season, Buckingham & Lloyds aparthotels invites you to be a part of the magic. Immerse yourself in the enchanting traditions of the city, and let us elevate your experience with unparalleled accommodations and access to the most coveted events. This Christmas, make memories that will last a lifetime in the vibrant heart of London.

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Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

Once again, our neighbouring park is transformed into London’s epicentre of festive joy. This year, Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park  promises an array of enchanting experiences. Glide across the UK’s biggest ice rink, surrounded by the magical atmosphere of the Ice Kingdom—a sculpted ice wonderland. Feel the thrill on numerous adrenaline-pumping roller coasters, and indulge in the savory delight of Bratwurst in a charming setting inspired by a German village.

Carols at The Royal Albert Hall

Discover the festive spirit at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall, nestled on the southern fringes of Hyde Park. Amidst its distinctive architecture, the venue hosts a series of heartwarming live events each year, with our top recommendation being the magical Carols at Royal Albert Hall. Immerse yourself in the joy of uplifting sing-along carols set in spectacular surroundings. Don’t miss out – Carols at the Royal Albert Hall runs from Saturday, 16th December to Sunday, 24th December, promising a delightful holiday experience.

The Luna Winter Cinema at Kensington Palace

Experience the magic of the season by catching a festive film in a cozy and atmospheric setting – one of London’s Christmas must-dos. Revel in the nostalgic charm of your favourite Christmas classics such as: The Holiday, Love Actually, Elf, and more, while bundled up under the winter skyline. Luna Cinema offers a stylish venue for this holiday tradition, with locations at Kensington Palace in the stunning Pavilion and the Victoria Town Hall in the Battersea Arts Centre. Choose your seat from sofas, beanbags, or chairs, and indulge in festive treats. Check out the schedule at thelunacinema.com for a delightful cinematic experience.

The Churchill Arms

Experience the festive extravaganza at The Churchill Arms, a neighborhood pub in Kensington that takes Christmas to a whole new level. The pub decks itself out with an astonishing 22,000 lights, transforming into a beacon of radiant cheer. It’s a local tradition to capture the magic from the outside, but stepping inside for a pint adds a soul-reviving touch to your London Christmas agenda.

The London Christmas Lights

Witnessing the city streets come alive with dazzling displays is the best way to kick off your London Christmas experience.

Conveniently situated in central locations and easily navigable on foot, some standout favorites include:

  • New Bond Street, with the Cartier store being the highlight of the street.
  • Regent Street, adorned with a breathtaking 300,000 lights.
  • Grosvenor Square, featuring a memorial adorned with 20,000 radiant white roses.
  • Carnaby Street, offering a vibrant celebration with striking neon lights, adding a bold touch to the festivities.

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