9 Surprising Ways to Celebrate Christmas in London
As any Londoner can tell you, this city takes Christmas seriously. Twinkling lights stretch from Piccadilly to Oxford Circus, ice rinks appear in nearly every park, and pubs and coffee shops all start serving a festive blend of mulled wine, mince pies, and gingerbread lattes. The list of things to do, see, and splurge on is seemingly endless.
But much like Christmas morning, London is also full of surprises this time of year. So once you've booked your panto tickets and marked the Coca-Cola Truck dates on your calendar, why not add a few unexpected activities to your diary for December?
From snow-covered cinemas in Hackney to wild dinner parties by Waterloo, here are nine surprising ways to get into the Christmas spirit.