Christmas 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year 🎶

It’s definitely our favourite time of the year. Christmas is so great that I pretty much spend all year thinking about it and what events we want to attend!

On this page you will see the most fabulous events from around the U.K. (mainly London as that’s where we’re based)

This will be updated regularly so make sure you keep coming back 💋

So let’s begin 🎄

Lapland U.K.

More info here

Father Christmas needs a Wee – Glive

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Santa Claus and the Night Before Christmas – Wimbledon library

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Cinderella – New Wimbledon Theatre

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How the grinch stole Christmas

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Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas @ Lyric Hammersmith

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The Polar Express Birmingham

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

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Pantomime Tickets 2019

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Rulxey Manor Grotto

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Sail with Santa – City Cruises

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Here is an overview of Imagine Theatre’s 2019/20 pantomime season.

More info here

Santa’s Dizzy Day 2019

In addition to their pantomimes, Iain Lauchlan and Imagine Theatre have come up with a series of Santa shows for 2-6 year olds.

More info here


The Black Santa’s Grotto Experience. COMING TO LONDON THIS CHRISTMAS Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd December 2019!

More info here

Tulleys Farm Christmas Experience

Prices are from £10.95

More info here

Audley End Christmas Experience

Enjoy the most magical Christmas Experience with your family at the Audley End Miniature Railway!

More info here

Santa’s Christmas Wonderland 2019 @ Chessington Garden Centre

My First Christmas (Under 1s): £7.50

 – Child: Off Peak £14.50/ Peak £16.50

 – Adult: Off Peak £4.00 / Peak £4.50 (There must be 1 paying adult for every 4 children entering the Grotto, Adult Ticket does not include craft or gift. Every Adult will require a ticket to enter.)

More info here

Santa Village

This is a new attraction for 2019. Details are still being finalised but you can find any updates here


Winterland Milton Keynes – Grotto, ice skating and a pop up cinema!

More info here

Bluewater Grotto and Ice skating

Tickets can be bought here

Santa day – Chelmsford

tickets can be bought here

The Tower Of London ice skating rink

Skate the most iconic Ice Rink in the UK, located in the Moat of the Tower of London – Open every day from 16th November to 5th Jan except Christmas Day.

• Adult/Teen
from £16.20 to £17.70 Aged 13 years to adult. Price includes £1.20 booking fee.

• Children 3 – 12 years
from £11.70 to £12.20 Children aged between 3 and 10 must be accompanied by an adult (18+). Price includes £1.20 booking fee.

• Family
from £46.20 to £48.20 A family ticket includes either 1 adult and 3 children or 2 adults and 2 children. Price includes £1.20 booking fee.

• Skate Aid
£5.00 Limited skate aids are available per session and must be booked in advance.

• Prosecco and Skate
£21.20 Includes skate followed by a mini bottle of prosecco. Price includes £1.20 booking fee.

Tickets can be booked here.

Chessington at Christmas

This Christmas celebrate Christmas with the Gruffalo and meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto. Plus enjoy some family favourite rides, including Vampire and meet our amazing animals at Chessington’s Zoo and SEA LIFE Centre.

Early Bird Tickets £18.50

Passholder Early Bird Tickets £15

More info here

LEGOLAND® at Christmas

30th November & 1st, 6th, 7th & 8th, 13th, 14th & 15th, 20th – 24th December

More info here

The Snowman 2019 — Birmingham Repertory Theatre

21 Nov 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

Running time

1 hr 50 mins (including one 20 min interval) – Suitable for all ages

Tickets can be booked here

Hamleys Grotto

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Enchanted Woodland

Wrap up warm and discover Syon Park’s Enchanted Woodland, where an illuminated trail winds round the ornamental lake and through the historic arboretum of Syon House, ending at the spectacular Great Conservatory.   A relaxed and informal event for all ages. 

More info here.

Christmas at Alton Towers

Experience the most magical Christmas Escape with a Santa’s Sleepover!

You won’t believe just how many treats lay in store with every Santa’s Sleepover including:

• An overnight stay in one of their fabulously themed hotels

• A unique visit to Santa (with a delightful gift for each child)

• Tickets to their amazing Pantomime – Robin Hood

• Tickets to the Theme Park with a selection of family rides and attractions including CBeebies Land!

• Tickets to the wacky Caribbean themed Waterpark

• 9 holes of crazy, zany Extraordinary Golf

• A fantastically festive evening meal

• A delicious buffet breakfast

• And last but not least – fabulous evening entertainment including meet & greets, shows, a Christmas cinema and a farewell from Santa.

 Book now for their best availability – Santa’s Sleepovers take place on 24th November, 1st, 8th, 14th – 23rd December 2019

Elf the Musical

ELF, the Broadway musical based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, is supersized into a huge Christmas spectacular this December. It’s the heart-warming story of how human Buddy, raised by Santa’s elves at the North Pole, travels to New York to find his real father, falls in love and brings Christmas happiness to everyone.

More info here.

Enchanted events – English Heritage

More info here

Cinderella – The Rockin’ Panto

Get ready for a pantomime party for all ages, as the multi-talented cast of actor-musicians present your favourite story packed with your favourite songs. Rock, pop and soul classics include IT’S RAINING MEN, IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, I GOTTA FEELING, TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS and many more – WE’RE GONNA MAKE YOU WANNA SHOUT!

Presented by artsdepot in association with The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Venue: Pentland Theatre

More info here.

Peter Pan – Under the bridge theatre

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Saturday 16th November 2019 – Sunday 26th January 2020

More info here.

Christmas at Kew

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when the sparkling after dark trail returns to light up the world-famous Kew Gardens

Now in its seventh year, the 2019 winter trail takes a magical new route and includes a host of all-new installations too. Framed by glittering spiral trees, dynamic laser projections will illuminate the iconic Temperate House. A dazzling arch leads to a cascade of glowing silvery shards at the Treetop Walkway. Elsewhere, walk amongst immersive Vines as they surprise with colour changing ribbons of light, while beneath the branches of a sprawling tree the mysterious fairy-fire known as Will-o’the Wisp softly glows.

More info here.

Santa Spectacular – Willows activity farm

23rd November – 24th December

The Santa Spectacular programme will be published soon. It is a full day out of festive family fun and the child ticket price includes all the activities and shows plus a visit to Santa and being able to choose a gift from his Toy Shop, making a toy bear in the Create-a-Character workshop and biscuit decorating.  Under 2’s can go free but paying under 2’s visit Santa, do the Create-a-Cuddle workshop and biscuit decorating.

More info here.

Christmas wonderland – springtime nurseries

Lots of things going on here. It looks amazing! More info here.

Christmas in Leicester Square

Westfield London and Stratford grotto

Multiple dates and times. Tickets can purchased on eventbrite.

🚨 A reminder that this post will be updated regularly! Why not bookmark it and check it out weekly 😉

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