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More details - Othello
Farewell the tranquil mind; farewell content. Produced by the Cambridge University European Theatre Group Presented by The Cockpit Within a smokey, dimly lit jazz club Iago plots his scheme to overthrow Othello, the moor.
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street
Today

More details - Family Ticket Offer
Grab a Family Ticket and treat your little ’uns to enjoy discounted tickets to see the biggest new U, PG and 12A releases without breaking the bank. When booking, the Family Ticket will automatically be added to your basket when your group matches the requirements to get the ticket.
Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London
Today to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Family Guided and Audio Tours
The Houses of Parliament is a fantastic place for a family day out in London with the children. Ever wondered where Guy Fawkes hid before he tried to blow up Parliament? Want to see the very spot where Charles I was tried and found guilty of treason?
Houses of Parliament London
Today to Tue 5 Feb 2019

More details - Dick Whittington
Join us in 2018 as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary year of the Lyric Hammersmith Pantomime. You can book your tickets now for Dick Whittington which will be getting the full Lyric treatment in 2018.
The Lyric Centre, King St Hammersmith, London Hammersmith
Today to Sun 6 Jan 2019

More details - Curious About St Paul's
Have fun discovering The City of London, including St Paul’s with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about London? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather?
City of London, Starts: St Paul’s Cathedral London
Today to Tue 5 Feb 2019

More details - Beauty & the Beast - Millfield Theatre's Family Panto
Join us in the enchanted forest where curses need to be broken, true love must save the day and the Princes aren’t always so handsome you have all the ingredients for another fun packed Millfield Pantomime! Oh Yes You Have!
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton
Today to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Thu 27 Dec to Mon 31 Dec, Wed 2 Jan 2019 to Sun 6 Jan 2019

More details - Hippity Hop by Oily Cart
After its sell-out success over a decade ago, Oily Cart’s Hippity Hop is back to meet a new generation of hip young things. Experience the poetry, puppetry, music and movement of the first ever interactive hip hop show for young children aged 2 - 5.
artsdepot 5 Nether St Tally Ho Corner London
Today to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Yakov Chernikhov 1889-1951: The Soviet Piranesi
Yakov Chernikhov 1889-1951: The Soviet Piranesi, is the first personal exhibition by any Russian avant-garde artist of the early 20th century in London for well over fifteen years.
Alon Zakaim Fine Art, 5-7 Dover St. London
Today to Mon 21 Jan 2019

More details - Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales
A most delicious selection of Philip Pullman’s favourite fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, re-told and re-worked for this Christmas.
Unicorn Theatre 147 Tooley Street London
Today to Sun 6 Jan 2019

More details - Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection 20 October 2018 – 24 February 2019 This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition.
Strawberry Hill House & Garden 268 Waldegrave Road Twickenham
Today to Sun 20 Jan 2019

More details - A Horrible Christmas: A Horrible Histories Workshop
Have yourself a horrible little Christmas at Dulwich Picture Gallery this year! Join Horrible Histories for an interactive workshop brought to you by the Birmingham Stage Company, exploring how Christmas was celebrated in the time of the Tudors, Victorian era, and the Dark Ages.
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London
Today

More details - Kid's Candle Making Workshop!
Bring your children to learn how to make fabulous candles: from soy wax fragrance tin to rolled beeswax candle!
Battersea Power Station Circus Village West London, UK
Today

More details - Story-time with Father Christmas in Belgravia
This festive season, Father Christmas will return to Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, with a magical experience for children to enjoy.
Father Christmas’ log cabin 25 Elizabeth Street London
Today

More details - Christmas Activities - Winter Wildlife Workshops
There’s so much to see and do this winter at WWT London Wetland Centre. In addition to our Christmas events there’s a whole host of drop-in activities. Story around the fire. Hear the crackle of the fire as we transport you to storyland. Story around the fire 10.
WWT London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London
Today, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Sat 29 Dec to Sun 6 Jan 2019

More details - The Wind in the Willows
The classic tale of friendship and bravery.  When Mole abandons spring cleaning for the delights of the  riverbank, he has no idea of the adventures that lie ahead. With Toad’s obsession for all things fast causing chaos (poop, poop!
Polka Theatre 240 The Broadway Wimbledon London
Today to Tue 5 Feb 2019

More details - Christmas at QUEENS
QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl in West London is excited to announce itself as London’s only ice rink guaranteed to snow this Christmas, complete with a brand new festive menu from MEATliquor and the city’s first on-ice sing-along sessions.
Queens, 17 Queensway London
Today to Thu 17 Jan 2019

More details - Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave at Winterville with 2 Bad Micew
’AV IT IN A FESTIVE STYLEE! WINTERVILLE - the alternative Xmas village that will be springing up on Clapham common. We’ll be playing a gorgeous spiegeltent. It’s going to be a Christmas Cracker of a family rave! The last of our special location Festive Family Raves.
Clapham Common Windmill Drive London
Today

More details - Father Frost and the Snow Maiden
Join us for a festive event with a difference. Surrounded by the beautiful Russian paintings in our exhibition, join our storyteller Lucy for a winter’s tale from Russia, ’Father Frost & the Snow Maiden’.
The Queen’s Gallery Buckingham Palace Road London
Today

More details - Nine Lessons & Carols by Candlelight
The ever-popular annual Nine Lessons & Carols by Candlelight, sung by The Friends` Musick chamber choir in period costume, will this year take on a slightly different twist.
The Actors` Church, St Paul`s, Covent Garden, Bedford Street
Today

More details - The Hunting Lodge: Boughs of holly Christmas display
Immerse yourself in our atmospheric Tudor Hunting Lodge festively decorated with holly and ivy and flickering ‘candle’ lights in the traditional manner. Enjoy a Tudor-inspired glass of ‘Hippocras’ spiced drink and a mince pie (donation requested) as midwinter dusk falls from 3pm to 4.30pm each day.
Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, Rangers Road, Chingford
Today to Fri 21 Dec

More details - Santa's Gingerbread Workshop- Christmas Grotto at Camden Market
Visit Camden Market this year for an enchanted activity themed Christmas Grotto experience, a magical doorway to The North Pole. Join the elves in their workshop making toys and preparing Santa’s favourite gingerbread with this magical, fun and interactive experience.
Camden Market Camden Lock Place
Today to Sun 23 Dec

More details - METAFIGURATIVEA Pictorial narratives of Hugh Fleetwood
Metafigurative at Le Dame Art Gallery is the largest retrospective on the Fleetwood pictorial production ever made. Only few exhibitions were previously held before the present one, at the St. Raphael Gallery and at The Calvert Gallery, both in London.
Melia White House Hotel, Albany ST, , London
Today to Fri 4 Jan 2019

More details - Kreator & Dimmu Borgir
Kreator & Dimmu Borgir Plus special guests. Artists performing: Kreator, Dimmu Borgir.: Tickets avaiable.
Roundhouse, London
Today

More details - Jens Wolf
Ronchini Gallery is proud to present our second solo exhibition of works by the Berlin based artist Jens Wolf. Featuring all new paintings and a large scale, site-specific mural, the exhibition will continue to explore Wolf’s quintessential exploration of colours, shapes, and flatness.
Ronchini Gallery 22 Dering Street
Today to Tue 15 Jan 2019

More details - Pinocchio
This December, Nearly There Yet, in association with Proteus, present an astonishing new adaptation of Carlo Collodis’ Pinocchio. This series of bold adventures is an enchanting visual journey, combining captivating circus skills, music, storytelling and puppetry.
The Albany Theatre, Douglas Way
Today to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Thu 27 Dec, Sat 29 Dec

More details - Exhibition: Gayle Chong Kwan’s The People’s Forest fulfilled
An exhibition recording events and themes from artist Gayle Chong Kwan’s project The People’s Forest previously seen at the Barbican, William Morris Gallery and in Epping Forest itself.
The View, 6 Rangers Road, Chingford
Today to Mon 7 Jan 2019

More details - Jazz in the Afternoon
Our final Sunday afternoon session for this year is hosted by versatile vocalist Annie Dehaney-Steven accompanied by Peter Sellars on violin, Daniel Goodwin on piano and Terry Davis on bass. Guest performers welcome. Entry is free and food is available. (Note for your diary: we reconvene in 2019 on Sunday 20 January.)
The Clarendon Hotel, 8-16 Montpelier Row, Blackheath
Today

More details - Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Swan Lake returns with a fresh look for the 21st century. Retaining the iconic elements of the original, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (set and costumes) and Paule Constable (lighting) will create a re-imagining of the classic production.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Today to Sun 27 Jan 2019

More details - The Snowman
Based on the much-loved book by Raymond Briggs and film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates, this festive stage show has transported generations of children to the wintery wonderland of a boy and his magical snowman.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Today to Sun 30 Dec

More details - Beauty & The Beast - Family Panto
Join us in the enchanted forest where curses need to be broken, true love must save the day and the Princes aren’t always so handsome you have all the ingredients for another fun packed Millfield Pantomime! Oh Yes You Have!
Millfield Theatre Millfield Theatre Silver Street London
Today, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Thu 27 Dec to Mon 31 Dec, Wed 2 Jan 2019 to Sun 6 Jan 2019

More details - Uchenna Dance - Hansel & Gretel
A family show unlike any other this festive season, Uchenna Dance give the classic fairy tale a dance makeover re-imagining the adventures of two courageous children for modern day London.
The Place 17 Dukes Road London
Today, Tue 18 Dec to Thu 20 Dec, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Summon the Spirits of Past, Present and Future
At this joyful time of year get ready to make contact with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, as our most terrifying Christmas show yet comes to town and gives dungeon dwellers a spine-tingling experience.
The London Dungeon, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London
Today, Sat 22 Dec to Mon 24 Dec

More details - The Twinkle of Christmas 2019
Imaginatively conceived and beautifully realised, the installations are some of the most striking to date; a visual experience that is spectacular, while retaining a sense of wonder and enchantment.
Unit 411-413 Design Centre East, Chelsea Harbour
Today to Fri 21 Dec

More details - What's on this Christmas at Lewisham Shopping
Get festive with the whole family this year with Lewisham Shopping SANTA’S VISIT Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd December – 10.30am – 5pm It’s safe to say that Christmas has arrived! The skies are sparkling with fairy lights, airwaves are buzzing with Christmas songs and there is a festive feeling all around.
Molesworth Street, Lewisham, London
Today to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Made in H&F Pop-Up Shop
Pop in to the new pop-up boutique store in King Street, Hammersmith. The Made in H&F pop-up in Kings Mall shopping centre includes work from local painters, jewellery makers, hat makers, t-shirt designers, artists, craft makers and more.
Kings Mall Shopping Centre, King Street, Hammersmith
Today to Mon 31 Dec

More details - The Two Mikes - Christmas Party
The Two Mikes - Christmas Party. Artists performing: The Two Mikes.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Today

More details - Deck the Halls at Sutton House this Christmas
The halls of Hackney’s oldest house have been decked for Christmas 2018. Explore 500 years of Christmas traditions throughout Sutton House and experience the festive period through the eyes of the Tudors, the Georgians, the Victorians, and even 1980s Londoners.
Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard, 2-4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
Today, Wed 19 Dec to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Six Weeks Of Festive Fun At Wyevale Garden Centers
From Saturday 17th November and throughout December, Wyevale Garden Centers will transform into a winter wonderland, with six whole weeks of festive fun and Christmas cheer for the whole family, It’s the annual tradition of choosing your perfect real tree, meeting Santa in his Grotto, discovering the
Wyevale Garden Centers
Today to Tue 25 Dec

More details - westfield stratford city first ever streetwear hire store, the drop
Westfield Stratford City invites all streetwear enthusiast to the first ever streetwear hire store, The Drop. The concept store enables shoppers to hire athleisure fashion’s most coveted garments and accessories.
Montfichet Road,, Olympic Park East London LONDON
Today

More details - Tanqueray pop-up bar set to bring festive cheer to London shoppers
In celebration of the festive season, Tanqueray and Peter Jones have come together to welcome the new winter botanical pop up gin bar, where customers can round off a day of shopping with bespoke Tanqueray No. TEN and Tanqueray Lovage inspired cocktails.
Peter Jones, Sloane Square
Today to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Jack the Ripper Mystery Walks
Weekly guided walking tour on the trail of the world’s most notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper. Led by Ripperologist Paul Mansfield with over 20 years experience in the Ripper and as a London Tour Guide. Hear the story and facts about what really happened.
Outside Aldgate tube station 9 Aldgate high street
Today, Fri 21 Dec, Fri 28 Dec, Sun 6 Jan 2019, Fri 11 Jan 2019, Sun 13 Jan 2019

More details - After Dark at Chiswick House & Gardens
CHISWICK House & Gardens Trust has announced the perfect winter experience: The inaugural After Dark at Chiswick House Gardens. Launching on Thursday 15th November until 30th December, and running from Thursday to Sunday, this will be a festive extravaganza like no other.
Chiswick House, Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London
Today to Sun 30 Dec

More details - Join us for a Christmas Yule never forget at Madame Tussauds London
This December, step into Christmas at Madame Tussauds London as it officially kicks off the festive season. The Baker Street-based attraction will be offering guests a whole host of Yuletide treats from a Christmassy twist on tea with the Queen to the chance to snap a selfie with one of the most famous figures of all.
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London
Today to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Westfield hosts the four realms at christmas by bompas and parr
This Christmas, Westfield London hosts a magical immersive journey of taste, smell and touch which takes visitors through a magical world inspired by Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
Ariel Way Shepherds Bush LONDON
Today to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Marylebone Gin opens its first ever pop-up bar
Demonstrating that Christmas is not just for mulled wine and eggnog, Marylebone Gin is opening a two week pop-up this December.
15 New Quebec Street
Today

More details - snowflake grotto returns to westfield London
Westfield London invites children and families to Santa’s Snowflake Grotto, a magical world of snow. This Grotto is no ordinary grotto, but a spellbinding Snowflake Factory as it will magically transport you from the Snow Factory to the North Pole.
Ariel Way Shepherds Bush LONDON
Today to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Broadway Meets West End
This delightful cabaret show ’Broadway Meets West End’ features Matthew Goodgame, currently starring alongside Bonnie Langford in 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Matthew Goodgame has starred in some major musical productions, including Funny Girl, Chicago, Grease, Starlight Express and Joseph.
The Pheasantry, 152 Kings Road, Chelsea, London
Today

More details - Seussical The Musical
The fantastical world of Dr. Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza from award-nominated Immersion Theatre, brimming with fun and excitement for ‘thinkers’ of all ages.
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London
Today to Sat 29 Dec

More details - snowflake grotto returns to Westfield Stratford City
Westfield Stratford City invites children and families to Santa’s Snowflake Grotto, a magical world of snow. This Grotto is no ordinary grotto, but a spellbinding Snowflake Factory as it will magically transport you from the Snow Factory to the North Pole.
Montfichet Road,, Olympic Park East London LONDON
Today to Mon 24 Dec

More details - Christmas Grotto at Shrek's Adventure! London
Boulders are being swapped for baubles and mud pies for mince pies, as a magical Grotto is set to open with a special visitor this Christmas at Shrek’s Adventure! Step through the doorway to Far Far away and get ready for a wonderful journey through the swamp where Santa Claus has landed his sleigh.
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London
Today to Mon 24 Dec

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