London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Things to do in London: See the dazzling Christmas lights
Published: Tuesday 10th of November 2009
London's Christmas lights will get visitors to England's capital in the festive mood over the next month as they walk between London attractions.
A stunning array of decorative lights adorns the streets during the festive season, bringing light and colour to London throughout the winter.
The Christmas lights of Oxford Street and Regent Street, famous for London shopping, are being switched on together for the first time on Tuesday December 3rd, in a celebration of the world premiere of the new Disney film based on the famous Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol.
St Paul's Cathedral Christmas lights switching on ceremony will take place at exactly the same time as the Oxford Street and Regent Street events.
Famous music stars will be performing at the St Paul's Cathedral event including acclaimed opera singer Andrea Bocelli, 1980s pop icons Spandau Ballet, up and coming starlet Little Boots and Britain's Got Talent star Faryl Smith.
There will be a whole host of festive things to do in London over the "lights on" weekend, visitors can take part in the Christmas carol world record attempt, in a mass sing along which aims to spread Christmas cheer throughout the West End.
Posted by Samantha Reed.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Friday 31st of May 2013 London attractions: Learn about the nursing legend at the Florence Nightingale Museum
Friday 31st of May 2013 London attractions: Explore Tiger Territory at London Zoo
Thursday 30th of May 2013 London attractions: Witness the very best of opera and art house at the Curzon Chelsea
Thursday 30th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Have a great time at Namco Funscape
Thursday 30th of May 2013 London attractions: Churchill War Rooms honours one of the 'greatest Britons'
Wednesday 29th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Relive the greatest sporting moments at Twickenham Stadium
Tuesday 28th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Sail through the history behind the London Canal Museum
Monday 27th of May 2013 Things to do in London: See some of the most talked-about plays at the National Theatre
Monday 27th of May 2013 There are three things that every kid loves best. Sweets, cartoons and chocolates. So if you are planning...
Sunday 26th of May 2013 London attractions:Shakespeare's Globe theatre a must for all poetry fans
Saturday 25th of May 2013 London attraction: Visit the founding fathers at Benjamin Franklin House