Festive fairs, fun and frivolities
It’s the NappyValleyNet Festive Meet-Up at Fresh Ground next week, with coffee and pastries, fun for the little ones with Happy Tots and a goodie bag for you to take home thanks to The Lemon Tree. Sign up now to avoid disappointment! (read more)
Battersea Power Station launches ‘Light Up Winter’ tomorrow, a fun-filled festive weekend, with everything from LED Hula Hoop discos, Battersea Brewery beer tasting and jazz to wreath making sessions, candle-making workshops and a massive interactive tree (read more).
Tonight ‘tis the night for the Friends of Wix Christmas Market with plenty of shopping and the mention of pizzas and festive drinks to keep you going..(read more).
The St Luke’s Christmas Market is back on Saturday with a better-than-ever array of stalls to get that Christmas list done! With mince pies, mulled wine and a Christmas café on offer too, it’s a Saturday stop not to be missed! (read more)
It’s Balham’s turn to get festive on Sunday with the Balham Christmas Lights Celebration & Switch On, with family activities on Hildreth Street and Bedford Hill Place, entertainment and flicking the switch as the light fades (read more).
Not long to go until the Advent Fair at London Steiner School with a Gnome Grotto, storytelling and candle dipping as well as a Christmas market and live music (read more).
And the Rutherford House Christmas Fair hits Balham soon too with a bouncy castle, disco dome and petting zoo as well as a Harry Potter snow zone photo booth – inspired! (read more)
You know Christmas is coming with the St Mary Magdalene Christmas Tree Festival, always such a family favourite. Go along to be enveloped in all things Christmas with a special appearance from the man himself (the one in red) (read more).
Spin Master Advent Calendar launches at KidZania this weekend, with one lucky visitor winning a prize every day and proceeds going to a wide range of charities (read more).
And over in the same neighbourhood, it’s the Hammersmith Christmas Market in Lyric Square on Saturday with stalls, food, street entertainment and live music. Jingle those bells! (read more)
Oh Come All Ye Playful sounds like a whole lot of fun at Ben’s Canteen, with games, quizzes, live music sing-alongs and dancefloor fillers, plus a gin and a burger thrown in too! (read more)
Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave is back at Winterville this weekend with DJ Aphrodite in the house. Go show the next generation how it’s done! (read more)
And who doesn’t love a Christmas wreath on their door come Christmas time? Head to Neal’s Nurseries Wreath Making Workshop next week and you’ll be heading home with a stylish version made by your very own fair hand (read more).
At Crafternoon Tea on Balham Hill on Sunday, adults and children alike will have the chance to get creative making a colourful pot for the Christmas tree. There’s mention of mulled wine, goodie bags and chat while you work – sounds fab! (read more)