The most festive things happening near Shoreditch

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Christmas in London is unbeatably festive and 2017 looks to be no different to previous years in the city. If you’re visiting Shoreditch during the winter season, you are in luck – as there’s plenty to see and do here locally during your trip.

Here’s our pick of the best activities for enjoying a great Christmas time in and around Shoreditch…


London’s Winterland event sees the banks along the River Thames transformed into a wintry wonderland, lined with igloos and winter lodges. There are lots of great activities to enjoy with family or friends including ping pong and mini golf. There are also plenty of amazing seasonal and festive foods and drinks on offer, and it is all within easy reach of the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London. The event runs from mid-December 2017 until 22nd December 2017.

A Christmas Feast

Running on various dates from mid-November, The Underground Supper Club is hosting this unique Christmas Feast special event. A London Underground carriage will host a full five-course Christmas dinner with a whole host of seasonal goodies and of course, plenty of wine to get you in the Christmas spirit!

This gourmet treat is sure to delight anyone seeking a splendid evening meal with all the festive trimmings in an unusual and very British location. These events are popular so we’d advise booking ahead if you want to secure a seat at the festive table.

An Awfully British Winter Cabin

This specialist pop-up event will be opening up in the city of London from 19th November onwards. Offering lots of delicious Christmas treats like mulled wine, haggis-filled sausage rolls and plentiful Eton Mess, the Awfully British Winter Cabin is also easily reachable from The Brewery Hotel Chiswell Street. The pop-up event offers the chance to try your hand at creating your very own tasty Christmas cookies, or indulge with some delightful elevenses or afternoon tea in this suitably festive Camden location.

A Christmas Cabaret

Starting on 1st December and running throughout the whole month, The Cabaret Club’s festive show promises an evening of entertainment like no other. From spectacular dance numbers accompanied by plenty of amazing costuming to a fully-stocked bar, this is a great chance to enjoy something a little unusual for Christmas this year. The colour theme for 2017 is festive pink and white if you decide to really get into the spirit and Santa’s little helpers, the elves, will be around to welcome you to this amazing experience.

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Jingle Bell Rock Dance Class

For all those who want to tear up the dance floor this Christmas, learn how at this festive-themed dance class for all ages. The fun-filled masterclass teaches you step-by-step how to move to the Christmas-classic, Jingle Bell Rock. It is sure to provide you with both a fun way to spend a couple of hours and a new skill to show off to unsuspecting family members after Christmas dinner this year.