Boat Cruise on Regent's Canal
All year around
Take a one way or return trip to Camden Lock on a traditional canal narrow boat, to discover the elegant regency architecture and industrial history of London's Regent's Canal.
Until 19th January 2014
Victoria and Albert Museum
Experience the beauty and allure of pearls which across centuries and cultures have long been associated with wealth, royalty and glamour. This autumn the V&A and the Qatar Museums Authority explore the history of pearls from the early Roman Empire through to present day
Eerie Evening Tours
30 October 2013 - 31 January 2014
When all the gates are locked and the lights are out, is the palace truly asleep? Or are the memories of love, loss and tragedy still echoing through the hushed corridors and empty rooms?
Join us for an Eerie Evening tour to hear the tales of mysterious sights, unexplained happenings and strange stories of Royal residents who have lived in Kensington Palace.
The Making of Harry Potter
Warner Bros Studio Tour London
Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes walking tour, which immerses guests into the world of film-making.
Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!
20th November - 2nd of March 2014
This autumn, Somerset House, in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins, is proud to present Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!, a major fashion exhibition celebrating the extraordinary life and wardrobe of the late British patron of fashion and art.
Ice Skating At The Natural History Museum
31st October - 5th January 2014
The stunning Natural History Museum once makes a magical backdrop for this 1,000-metre-square outdoor ice rink which features a Christmas tree at its centre, and a smaller rink for children. The blcony cafe bar provides hot chocolate and mulled wine for spectators.
23rd November 2013 - 5th January 2014
At Winter Wonderland there’s something for everyone, whether you want to make your child’s dream come true at Santa Land, brave the exciting thrill rides, or just warm up on a mulled wine and join in the fun in the lively Bavarian Village. Come along early for a browse around the Christmas Markets, take a rest over some festive food and drink at one of the many eateries around the site, and enjoy some of the fantastic free live music.
Kerb Street Food Market
Every Saturday until 25th December
Maida Hill Place, W9 3EU
Berwick Street Christmas Market
28th November - 24th December 2013
Berwick Street, W1F 0PT
"Aiming to celebrate 'the independent and original spirit of Soho', Berwick Street Market has been a Soho fixture for years, earning it the label of one of the capital's oldest markets, if not the most abundant in stalls. Now, Berwick Street is inviting hand picked traders to form the first ever Christmas edition of the market. The line up will feature the arrival of new seasonal fresh produce, gifts, craft and fashion from independent retailers across the country." - Timeout
Meet Santa at ZSL London Zoo
16 Nov - 24 Dec 2013
Outer Circle, Regent's Park
NW1 4RY, London
Visit ZSL London Zoo this Christmas and take part in our magical Meet Santa experience, where children have the opportunity to meet the man-in-red himself to make sure he knows what’s on their wish lists this year and join in with a whole host of festive activities.
Jake and Dinos Chapman: Come and See
29th November 2013 - 9th February 2014
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
W2 3XA, London
"The brothers' incediary career gets an overview in the newly opened, Zaha Hadid-designed Serpentine Sackler Gallery.' - Timeout