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There’s nothing like the sparkle of London Christmas lights to give the city an instant festive makeover. You can see the details of plans and dates for lights in Oxford Street, Covent Garden, Regent Street, Westfield etc, here on London Design Agenda.
See the city at its most dazzling when London switches on its Christmas lights.
Discover Oxford Street’s spectacular Christmas lights and decorations this festive season, which stretch along the length of the shopping hub.
Now in its 55th year, the display has a theme of falling snowflakes and features 1,778 baubles and 750,000 LED energy-efficient bulbs.
Enjoy the twinkling Christmas lights along fashionable Bond Street this festive season. This year’s display is dedicated to young men of the late 1700s, who became known as ‘Peacocks’, as they would promenade along the street in grand attire. The lights reflect this with glorious white peacocks included as part of the illuminations.
Take time out from shopping and eating to marvel at the spectacular Christmas lights in Carnaby this winter. One of London’s most famous streets, Carnaby Street is decked out with twinkling illuminations throughout the festive period. This year’s lights have a musical theme in recognition of the street’s musical heritage. Whether you’re shopping in Carnaby’s shops or tucking into the eclectic fare offered by its numerous eateries, you’ll be able to soak up the seasonal atmosphere.
See Covent Garden illuminated for the festive season with Christmas lights, decorations and a giant silver reindeer. New for this year is the 22-foot tall silver reindeer, while 150,000 pealights light up the Piazza. The lights and decorations will remain in place throughout the festive season, giving shoppers the perfect wintry scene to enjoy while browsing for gifts.
Duke of York Square
Head to Duke of York Square and Sloane Square for the annual display of Christmas Lights. Get into the festive spirit in the heart of Chelsea by admiring the spectacular displays en route to Christmas shopping and festive fare at the area’s shops and restaurants.
Get into the festive spirit by discovering Regent Street’s magnificent Christmas lights. This year’s spectacular display is themed on the new film Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which was filmed in London. Take some time out from shopping at the street’s major stores to marvel at these illuminations over the festive period.
Enjoy spectacular Christmas lights as you shop in Westfield London this festive season. Illuminating the shopping and entertainment complex, the lights help to create a magical atmosphere for shoppers.
Join the countdown to the lighting of the famous Christmas tree on Trafalgar Square to mark the start of the Christmas season. A gift from the people of Norway to London every year since 1947 in recognition of Britain’s support during WWII, the Norwegian Spruce rises majestically in the square over the festive period. This lighting ceremony will start at 6pm and will be accompanied with carol recitals from The Salvation Army and St Martin-in-the-Fields choir.