One of the highlights of the festive period in London is the Christmas Markets that often line the Thames, the riverside is transformed by stalls with treats from independent traders, artisan producers, pop-up bars and food vendors in the traditional wooden chalets.
Following the popularity of last year’s More London Christmas Market, the event expands this year and changes its name to London Bridge City Christmas Market.
London Bridge City Christmas Market.
The Christmas Market is spread over various location including More London, Hay’s Galleria and London Bridge City Pier. The event begins with Lights On, Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Singing on the 30th November at 18:00 – 18:30 at Hay’s Galleria.
Over the festive period there will be a number of events including Pagoda Lights, London Bridge City Elpless Elves and Christmas Jumper Day Photobooth.
Opening times: 10am to 8pm daily. Closed on Christmas Day.
Date: 30 November 2015 – 3 January 2016
Time 10:00 – 20:00
Location More London Riverside, Hay’s Galleria and London Bridge City Pier.
Tate Modern Christmas Market
After the success of last year, the Tate Modern Christmas Market returns where you can enjoy a traditional festive atmosphere. You can eat German Bratwurst or roasted chestnuts as you browse the market for hand-crafted gifts or have a drink at the Moose Bar or enjoy a retro cocktail in the Airstream Bar. Children can also enjoy a ride on the Victorian carousel or pay a visit to Santa in his grotto.
Opening times: 11am to 9pm Monday to Thursday, 11am to 10pm on Friday, 10am to 10pm on Saturday and 10am to 9pm on Sunday.
Southbank Christmas Market
One of the most popular Christmas Market’s with wooden chalets are filled with festive food, drinks, gifts and treats.There will be plenty of mulled wine, quality food and handmade crafts within the shadow of the Southbank.
20 November – 24 December
Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 9pm
Friday – Saturday, 11am – 10pm
Winter Wonderland Christmas Market in Hyde Park
A large number of stalls at the Christmas Market within the Winter Wonderland site, over 200 Bavarian style wooden chalets with a large range of traditional gifts.
20th November 2015 – 3rd January 2016
Open 10 am to 10 pm daily
There will be other Christmas Markets all over London that will be open at various times over the festive period including the Barbican, Angel, Exmouth Market, Guildhall and Venn Street.
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