London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

 

Workshops

Christmas at the Museum of London Docklands

Christmas at the Museum of London Docklands

1-2, 8-9 December 2018, 11.00
A Docklands Christmas Carol
Cast out your inner Scrooge and embrace the festive atmosphere with a docklands spin on the classic Christmas tale. Immerse yourself in the story as our galleries transform into the wind-chilled streets of Dickensian London.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1 hour; Tickets: Free

 

2, 9 December 2018, 12.30, 14.30
Freezing Frost Fairs
Imagine a winter so cold the Thames freezes over completely. It last happened over two hundred years ago during London’s final frost fair. Join us to create a frost fair scene that recaptures the magic of these special celebrations on the Thames.
Age: +5; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

8 December 2018, 13.30
Christmas paper crafts: a Frost Fair workshop
Get crafty for Christmas in this fun and festive workshop! Join crafter Stewart Johnson and give your gifts that handmade touch. Learn all the skills you need to make charming paper decorations and cards, inspired by the great Frost Fairs of Victorian London, when Londoners came out to play on the frozen river Thames. You don’t need any experience, and all materials will be provided to create your beautiful crafts.
Age: Adults; Duration: 3 hours; Tickets: Paid advanced booking

 

15-16 December 2018, 12.00, 14.30
Freezing Frost Fairs
Imagine a winter so cold the Thames freezes and an elephant can cross the ice! It happened over two hundred years ago during London’s last Frost Fair. Join us and create a Frost Fair scene that recaptures the magic of these special celebrations on the Thames.
Age: 5+; Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

16 December 2018, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00
Sweet Celebrations
Join us for an interactive storytelling session about how sugar and spices have been used in different wintery celebrations. Learn about witches who deliver sweets to children, the tradition of king cakes, and how cinnamon is used in Diwali, as well as many other traditions from across the globe.
Age: 5+; Tickets: Free

 

21 December 2018, 10.30, 11.30, 13.00
Festive Storytime
Join us in the galleries for a festive storytelling session, specially designed for our youngest audience. Help us tell a seasonal story using songs and puppets in this interactive session for under 5s and their families. Older siblings are welcome to join in the fun too!
Age: 0-5 Duration: 0.5 hour; Tickets: Free

 

21 December 2018, 12.00, 14.30
Handmade Holidays
Join us in the galleries for a festive storytelling session, specially designed for our youngest audience. Help us tell a seasonal story using songs and puppets in this interactive session for under 5s and their families. Older siblings are welcome to join in the fun too!
Age: 5+ Duration: 1.5 hours; Tickets: Free

 

21-22 December 2018, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Away at the Fair
Let you imagination transport you back in time to London’s famous Frost Fairs. In this interactive storytelling, learn about the games, activities and even shops that covered the Thames during these special winter celebrations.
Age: 5+ Duration: 0.5 hour; Tickets: Free


Venue Details

Museum of London Docklands
No1 Warehouse
London E14 4AL


Box Office
020 7001 9844

Nearest tube
West India Quay / Canary Wharf

Directions
Map

More info
Website

Dates
1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 21-22 December 2018

Times
Various

Prices
Free

Other notes
None



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