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Enjoy these Christmas activities while visiting London

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Each year London celebrates Christmas with spectacular holiday displays and activities that transform the city into a winter wonderland.

Christmas is often a period connected with social gatherings which makes London a key European location in capturing the spirit of the holidays. During the month of December, London puts on several Christmas events for both locals and tourists. Traditional Christmas markets, special performances, and carolers are very popular among the public.

While a majority of the Christmas activities are free, there are some that require a small fee. It's always best to check with the venues before making ant preparations. To help plan your holiday activities, the following websites are recommended: timeout.com, londontown.com, and visitlondon.com.

The Pantomimes and ice skating rinks are very popular among families with children. Other children's activities include toy stores, with most featuring in-store activities.

Specialties, as well as traditional foods play an important part during the Christmas season. A variety of baked goods and pastries can be found at one of London's many grocery stores and bakeries.

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