Discover the Best Activities in London's West End This Festive Season
The festive season is finally here! Leicester Square, known for its vibrant energy and world-renowned entertainment, is bursting with activities this winter!
We've rounded up the best places to visit and fun activities to do, make sure these are on your must-visit list.
Uncover the Magic of Christmas Lights in London's West End
Roam the lively Leicester Square, St Martins Lane, and Piccadilly, and look towards the skies, adorned with dazzling Christmas lights. This is the perfect opportunity to capture a Christmas selfie with the beloved Scenes in The Square characters, Mr. Bean and Paddington, and share your photos with #ScenesintheSquare @DiscoverLSQ to spread the festive joy!
Leicester Square is decked with twinkling stars to honour the countless film and entertainment stars who've graced the area, from the star-studded Transformers Premiere in June, featuring the likes of Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, and Tobe Nwigwe walking the red carpet, to the unforgettable Barbie premiere in July, which painted London pink with the presence of Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, and the sensational singer Dua Lipa.
Whether you're taking a leisurely walk with your family or strolling with your friends, this is a wintery must-see for all to enjoy.
Leicester Square's Enchanting Christmas Market
Leicester Square has transformed into a wintery wonderland! You can soak up the holiday cheer by strolling through the Christmas market, bask in the glow of the festive lights, and indulge in a plethora of delicious food and drink options served from seasonal alpine huts.
Surrounding the market, you'll find plenty of places to refuel and shop for those special holiday gifts. Stop by Mr. White’s for succulent steaks, authentic Italian pizza, and Mr. White’s very own London Dry Gin in a vibrant and lively restaurant & bar. Or fancy rooftop views overlooking the square, visit LSQ Rooftop for delicious cocktails and Mediterranean cuisine.
Visit the Leicester Square Christmas Market from 8th November to 7th January 2023, and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere. Entry is free for all, so bring your friends and family to enjoy the traditional Christmas market's delights.
La Clique Returns to the Spiegeltent in Leicester Square
Step inside the iconic Spiegeltent this festive season for a night of laughs, gasps, and can’t-believe-your-eyes moments with the unmissable La Clique.
The multi-award-winning cabaret extravaganza returns to London’s Leicester Square this November for a limited eight-week run. La Clique has wowed audiences around the globe, featuring the best acts from the worlds of circus, comedy, and cabaret.
A Christmas show like no other, expect a magnificent menagerie of unmissable favourites, new acts, and the most original cabaret and circus performances on the planet.