As you might expect of any big city, London really comes to life at Christmas time.
The build-up kicks off in early November with the illuminations. Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden, the collective warm-up act to the main event that takes place on the first week of December: the Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony.
Each year London is host to some of the best performing arts in the world. But it doesn't end there the capital serves up many other special events, shopping experiences, exhibitions and fun activities ... start planning you Christmas in London.
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