Guide to Winter Festivals in London

With Christmas right around the corner, Vox Radio have come up with the ultimate Christmas guide of events and fairs that are happening across the festive season, with all of them being right on your doorstep! This guide will have something for all ages.

Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park


Winter Wonderland is back for its 10th Anniversary. It is filled with rides and attractions that all ages can enjoy, from rides to ice-skating, Hyde Park has it all!

It is free entry, however for tickets must be purchased for the main attractions.

When: Every day until the 17th Jan 2017 (except Christmas Day)

Where: Winter Wonderland

Hyde Park


Time: 10am – 10pm every day!

Fee: FREE entry, however tickets must be purchases for main attractions

Southbank Centre Winter Festival


This festival has entertainment to cater to all ages from riverside markets with food, drinks and gifts to a retro roller disco following with a Vintage New Year’s Eve Party!

When: Friday 11th November – Sunday 8th January

Where: Southbank Centre

Belvedere Road


Time: All day until midnight

Fee: No entry fee as it is an open festival, but money needed for any purchases.

Christmas Tea Dance


This is a one day event with lots of things planned, such as carol singing, craft and group dance. This isan Age UK Warm and Welcome Event – mainly for the elderly, so ensure you let your elderly neighbours know about it.

When: Weds 9th Dec

Where: Portico Gallery

23a Knight’s Hill

West Norwood

Time: 2.30 – 5pm

Fee: FREE entry

Feast’s Winter Lights


Festive lights are turned on at the beginning of the event. Which is then followed by a Christmas gift market and a selection of local makers and artisans selling artworks, home ware, jewelry and Christmas decorations.

When: Sat 12th Dec

Where: St Luke’s Church

Norwood High Street,


Time: 4-8pm

Fee: FREE Entry, however money needed for purchases.

Benson’s Children’s Fun Fair


The Benson family will bring the festive cheer to Brixton with their traditional children’s Christmas fair.

When: Mon 14th Dec – Sun 3rd Jan

Where: Windrush Square



Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm

Fee: FREE Entry, however rides have to be paid for.


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