Another year over! Who can believe it’s now time to take down all the festive lights and decorations from around your house. But don’t worry, it’ll soon be September and the Christmas hype starts again. Meanwhile, everyone’s kicking off their 2017 with new year’s resolutions and an optimistic outlook on the future ahead. If one of your resolutions was to stress less, explore more and spend precious time with loved ones, we’ve got the perfect way to get you started. January isn’t all doom and gloom, there’s lots going on around the capital that you and your family can get involved in and have some fun.
Finally, the end of this topsy-turvy year is near and we’re already armed with our resolutions to kick off 2017 on a high (even if we only stick to them for a week). Whether you are glad to see the back of 2016 or sad to see it go, celebrate the occasion in the capital where there’s plenty going on, getting you ready to face the long month of January. To help us direct you around the city, we’re using the London Underground tube map, so you can easily make your plans and don’t miss a thing! It’s business as usual in London, so here’s New Year’s Day according to the tube…
While the Christmas madness is in full swing and the countdown taking its time, we always forget that the celebration doesn’t end there. New Year’s Eve is the day that waits in the wings ready to pounce and suddenly you need to make some last minute plans! Have no fear, we’ve got the best events in London lined up ready to help you celebrate through the night and even on the first day of the year.
Another Christmas blog! We promise it won’t be for much longer, but there’s just so much going on in London town that we think you need to know about, so that you don’t miss out on the festive fun. Whether you’re a foodie, craftie, or simply feeling merry, the Christmas spirit has spread through the whole of London with all your favourite market fairs and more back for another exciting year. Wherever you are, there’s a Crimbo market waiting for you! Here’s our recommendations…
London is getting ready for everyone’s favourite time of year. The lights are switching on, restaurants are preparing delicious festive menus and hopefully at some point, the snow will start to fall! But let’s not forget, that Christmas would not be Christmas without a trip to the theatre for an ultimate feel-good performance that gets you into the spirit. There’s plenty of choice around the capital this year to entertain everyone, from a fun-filled panto to a beautiful ballet, so let’s find out what’s on so you can start planning your Christmas celebrations!
Halloween is old news already, time to raid the attic for your decorations, squeeze an oversized tree through your living room door and start the all-important gift shopping! It’s our favourite time of year and we are already thinking ahead to Christmas celebrations in the city and how you can make it the most memorable yet! The lights are being lit all around London this month, with some famous names even flicking the switch to officially start the season. Not to mention all the effort that’s going to be put in by some of the biggest stores in the city, such as Harrods and John Lewis (and we can’t wait for their new tear-jerking advert this year!) It’s all excitement in the lead up to the big day, but what about when it finally arrives…what can you have readily planned for you and your family/partner/friends after you’ve woken up with the best ‘IT’S CHRISTMAS’ feeling? Of course, being a public holiday, a lot of businesses around London come to a halt to spend time with their loved ones. But, who will still be waiting for you with open arms? Here’s how you can spend the holiday in London: