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When the River Thames would freeze over, many years ago, huge celebrations called Frost Fairs were held on the ice. Join us for a weekend of festivities recreating the magic of these special festivals, with interactive games and workshops, enchanting performances and arts and crafts. Plus learn about winter traditions from around the world in this wintry festival for the whole family.
9 to 24 December, Trafalgar Square
Hear festive songs and carols ring out across central London in the countdown to Christmas with Christmas carols in Trafalgar Square. Throughout the build-up to Christmas, more than 40 carol groups each sing for an hour beneath the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square to raise funds for voluntary or charitable organisations.