Christmas Carol Service Guy’s Chapel, King’s College London, St Thomas’ Street, SE1 9RT Thursday 8th December 5.30pm A candlelit service of popular Christmas Carols in the Chapel of Thomas Guy, followed by mulled wine and mince pies for all. An opportunity for those of all ages to join in some festive fun. No tickets required, just turn up on the night. Find out more Click here for details.
‘Tis the season to be jolly! Immerse yourself in joys of Christmas this December in London Bridge
Toast the season with Prosecco and endless pizza while you slide your pucks to victory at Electric Shuffle’s Festive Brunch. During your two-hour brunch session, you’ll have a table in the bar where each guest will have a bottle of Prosecco, and the ES team will keep you fuelled with tasty pizza paddles.If you decide to add an Electric Shuffleboard sampler to your festive gathering, you’ll spend an hour at the shuffle table and another hour toasting your champions at the bar. Every Thursday – Sunday throughout December Find out more
Santa Claus has swapped his sleigh for a Clipper this year, but where is he heading? Did he mistake North Greenwich Pier for The North Pole? Or was he drawn to London’s biggest chimneys at Battersea Power Station? Hop on board on 3 and 17 December and meet Santa whilst enjoying London’s iconic landmarks along the river. Santa will be sailing up and down the river between 12-5pm on the sailings below. You can board and disembark Sailing Santa services at any of the piers the service is scheduled to call at. Check sailing times here. No booking needed There’s no need to book a slot with Santa! Just buy a ticket to travel by boat and board a Sailing Santa service; meetings with Santa himself will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Our local shops on Bermondsey Street have got together to organise an evening of late-night pre-Christmas shopping on Thursday 8 December 6-10pm. Come on down to Bermondsey Street, and take the opportunity for some relaxed Christmas purchases. The shops are all in the middle section of Bermondsey Street, numbers 62 – 167. They include Peter Layton, Giddy Grocer, B Street Deli, Kat Maconie, Seaward & Stern, Igloo Flowers, Lovely & British, Bermondsey Corner, Eames Print Room, Strand and Lock, Pure & Applied Framing and Trove 167. If further enticement is needed, there will be tasty tipples and treats too! More here.
This Christmas Elias is going to visit his family in the Caribbean for the first time. He gets to go to the beach, play in the sunshine, and there’ll be a big party. It’s going to be the best. But he has one worry – will it still feel like Christmas? After all in London it’s usually really cold, he gets to decorate the Christmas tree and drinks lots of hot chocolate. He’s definitely never left a mango out for Santa before. Join us for this joyful, warm and festive story of celebrating Christmas and family, wherever you are. Ages 3-6 TICKET INFO Thu 17 Nov – Sat 31 Dec £13 – £20.50 under 18s / £18 – £25.50 adults. Previews: Under 18s £13 / Adults £19 Book here
A Christmas Carol didn’t just invent Christmas as we know it. It’s also scary, joyful, spooky, hilarious, furious, beautiful, and a triumphant declaration that even the hardest heart can melt. Three outstanding actors – Simon Russell Beale, Eben Figueiredo and Lyndsey Marshal– come together to tell the story and play all the parts. To book tickets click here General Information Click here for themes and content Ticket prices £65, £55, £45, £35, £25, £15 Family rate 4+ Tickets for £30 each, applicable on £65, £55 and £45 tickets on Mon–Thurs performances. Use promocode FAMILY when you have 4+ tickets in the basket to apply. Not valid w/c 19 & 26 Dec Schools rate Tickets for £25 each, applicable on £65, £55 and £45 tickets on Mon–Thurs performances. 1 complimentary ticket for teacher per 10 students. Not valid w/c 19 & 26 Dec Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book Access performances Captioned: Tuesday 13 December, 7pm Audio Described (plus touch tour): Thursday 15 December, 2.30pm Email email@example.com to book onto the touch tour Find out more about our Access facilities Length Approx 90 mins, no interval Age Guidance Suitable for 6+
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A LONELY CARPENTER, A CURIOUS CAT, AND A LITTLE WOODEN PUPPET WHO ONE DAY CAME TO LIFE… This Christmas join us for a spectacular new version of the much-loved classic tale as Pinocchio discovers why it’s best to always tell the truth. With a touch of magic from the blue fairy, enter a world of gingerbread villages and snow-capped mountains in this adventure of friendship and family. With special thanks to Charles Holloway, Christmas Production Partner. A family show for everyone 7+. TICKET INFO Sun 6 Nov – Sat 31 Dec Under 18s £13 – £21 / Adults £19 – £29.50 Previews: Under 18s from £11.50 / Adults from £14
What`s next ….Christmas!!! The team @ Imagine Experiences has teamed-up with Greene King Pubs in a partnership that we know will bring our Imagine customers another incredible way to enjoy the stories and legacies of British culture. We launch the partnership with our first event, ‘A Dickens Family Christmas Experience’ starting on the first weekend of December. As grottos sell-out and families crave something meaningful to do with the children, Imagine Experiences present this heart-warming Christmas tale in an immersive adventure that enables the children to change Scrooge by learning from the characters from the story and showing him the error of his ways! This is pure street theatre, family entertainment and fun concluding at the wonderful, historic George Inn by Greene King which will be the scene of Scrooge’s house. Itinerary • Meet Belle, Scrooge’s past love, by the famous Anchor pub on the Southbank by London Bridge. • Be led through the cobbled streets of London and immersed in the Victorian London that Dickens wrote about. • Meet and talk to some of the most famous characters of Dickens’ Christmas Carol • Have the chance to help convince Scrooge to change his ways before Christmas Day comes around. • Enter the historic and festive environment of the George Inn with the Ghost of Christmas Present and then meet Scrooge once more to see if he’s changed his ways on Christmas morning • Enjoy an inclusive tea, coffee, soft drink or festive apple drink for the kids at the George Inn. From 5th December. The experience concludes at The George Inn by Borough Market. To book and more information here.
Come and join the Bermondsey Bierkeller crew at the most wonderful time of year, under the arches and through the vault doors into their Bavarian wonderland. Germany is known for its Christmas celebrations. From its markets to its festive beers, they’re bringing the German Christmas to London, with an extra dash of excitement! With the Christmas Oompah Band or The Bierkeller Boys ensuring you have a great evening of fun and entertainment with dancing till the early hours. So chuck on your Christmas jumper, hold on to your party hat and come and join the newest German Bar in town! December 10th – Live Christmas Oompah Band December 17th – Live Christmas Oompah Band More here.