Did someone say… Christmas?
1. Big Fish Little Fish Jingle Bell Rave
Big Fish Little Fish is an independent events company that puts on family raves all around the UK. Bring the little ones down to what promises to be a fabulous festive party.
When: Sunday 4th December, 2pm to 4.30pm
How much: Adults, £9; children, £6
Where: The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD
2. Santa & His Huskies
Where better to really get a feel for winter than at London’s own nature reserve, where you can meet Father Christmas and his huskies? The friendly dogs are working animals, so younger children can experience a thrilling husky sleigh ride, then meet Santa in his cosy log cabin.
When: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December
How much: Standard admission applies; plus £6 each to meet Santa
Where: WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT
0208 409 4400
3. Horniman Christmas Fair
Enjoy family art activities, shop for gifts in the arts and crafts markets, pick up your seasonal produce at the farmers’ market on Saturday and enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and carols on the bandstand on Sunday. There’s no better way to get in the Christmas spirit. And when you’re done, why not explore the fantastic museum?
When: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December, 10.30am to 5pm
How much: Free!
Where: Horniman Museum & Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872