London Drum

Christmas Events In London

There’s always something magical happening in December – we’ve reviewed everything from the Christmas lights and outdoor ice rink at Somerset House to the festive market in Covent Garden. We’ve also tried all the fairground rides at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and seen the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Trafalgar Square.

December 2024Christmas EveChristmas Services at St Paul's & Westminster Abbey

Christmas services at St Pauls & Westminster Abbey Attend an atmospheric candlelit service and hear Christmas carols sung by the choir

Christmas DayPeter Pan Swimming Cup

Peter Pan Cup – Serpentine swimming race on Christmas Day The Serpentine swimming race has been taking place every Christmas morning since 1864