On 25th December, Christmas is an annual holiday celebrated by the Christians, in the major part of the world, to celebrate as a birthday of Jesus Christ. Christian believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God, the Deliverer sent from Paradise to save the world. It is assumed that Christ was born to Mary around two thousand years ago. The word Christmas comes from Cristes maesse, an early English turn of phrase that means Mass of Christ.
Christmas is an event that fills up joy, pleasure and love in every person’s life. On this day, everyone goes to church, sing carols, take part in unique spiritual services, decorate their homes with holly mistletoe, flowers lights, and Christmas plants, exchange gifts, and arrange family events. On the Christmas Eve, Churchs around the world keep candlelight services. Santa Claus is popular in Christmas celebration who brings gifts for the children.
London celebrates the Christmas eve with cultural events,Decrations, and lots of festive markets for holiday, Here are the top 10 best Christmas events and festive activities in London
1. See a London Christmas Show
Follow the amusing adventures of Dick Whittington at the London Palladium as well as Rhys Ifans star as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic. Be delighted by a beautiful production of The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House See a highly-acclaimed group of clowns perform in the magical Slava’s Snowshow.
2. Go Ice Skating In London
Go ice skating in London on one of the capital’s most fabulous outdoor ice rinks for a magical winter experience.Enjoy splendid views of Henry VIII’s residence at the Hampton Court Palace ice rink. Glide around the Christmas tree at the Natural History Museum’s exquisite ice rink. Skate in the shadow of the stunning Tower of London.
3. Christmas-Themed Lantern Festival
Wander through a garden of lights as The Magical Lantern Festival returns to Chiswick House and Gardens with an enchanting walk through amazing handmade lanterns in all shapes. Christmas Themed lantern festival renovates the illustrious gardens into a festive paradise. Follow a miraculous adventure though lantern snowmen, a giant Father Christmas riding his sleigh full of presents, cute penguins and dolphins diving in and out of the water, and an amazing lantern rendition of Noah’s Ark.
4. Enjoy West End Christmas Lights
London lights up at Christmas. It’s definitely significance visiting the big stores on Oxford Street as well as Regent Street in London’s West End, where window shopping under the Christmas lights won’t cost you a penny. The view comes on nightly beginning in early November.
5. Meet Father Christmas
You can meet Santa Clause in London’s department stores. Sit on Santa’s knee and tell him what you desire him to take you for Christmas. Of course, Santa prefers to meet small kids, but Santa welcomes everyone from early November through Christmas Eve.
6. Head To A London Christmas Concert
Book a ticket to one of the masterful classical concerts throughout the Raymond Gubbay Christmas Festival at the Barbican. Find everything from traditional carols to Christmas hits at the Royal Albert Hall’s annual Christmas Festival.
Spark that festive feeling with a Christmas concert and carol service in London’s many churches.
7. Explore London Christmas Markets And Fairs
Christmas markets and fairs explode up throughout the city during the holiday season.
Enjoy a festive cocktail at London’s best drinking place. Treat yourself to a jolly Christmas-themed afternoon tea. Stick into festive treats and dance to the hit of steel pans
Make a Christmas toast at one of London’s champagne bars. Keep your eyes peeled for stalls selling roasted chestnuts on busy shopping streets.
8. Find Yuletide Inspiration
Get ideas for seasonal treats at the BBC Good Food’s Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace.
Add some festive sparkle to your home at the Ideal Home Show at Christmas.
9. English National Ballet
The English National Ballet Christmas time has included The Nutcracker since 1950. Set in a world of chilly Edwardian elegance designed by Peter Farmer, this charming production takes audiences on an enthralling journey with Clara, her Nutcracker doll, and the magician Drosselmeyer. Begin on Dec. 13, 2017, to Jan 6, 2018, the English National Ballet’s dancers will bring to life Tchaikovsky’s evermore popular score.
10. The London Cabaret Club
The London Cabaret club offers a classy entertainment concept combining a fine dining experience with an innovative live cabaret show.
Set around a definitely British theme, the show celebrates the rich heritage of British culture past & present. Featuring stars from London’s West-End, original choreography, and premium production values The London Cabaret Club offers a truly exclusive proposal to London’s entertainment and nightlife scene.
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