November ushers in London's festive season, featuring a plethora of family-friendly activities. With the return of Hyde Park's renowned Winter Wonderland and the spectacular Alexandra Palace firework festival, stay tuned to this blog to ensure you're a part of all the exciting events happening in the city this November.


Fireworks at Alexandra Palace

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Often described as the 'Glastonbury of fireworks' from the 3rd to the 4th of October, Alexandra Palace will host Ally Pally's firework festival. Featuring live music, performances by the Lords of Lighting, and breathtaking fireworks displays, you won't want to miss this explosive extravaganza.

Southbank winter festival

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Get ready for the much-anticipated return of the Southbank Winter Festival, starting on October 28th, with a wide array of fantastic festive events that the whole family can enjoy. Wrap up in your warm coat and explore the enchanting winter market along the river Thames featuring delightful food, while giving your Christmas shopping a head start at the unique Christmas stalls.

Winter Wonderland 

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Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland offers an exciting start to the festive season, where you can savour your beloved Christmas classics from the delightful food and drink vendors in the park. Plus, enjoy some timeless amusement rides right in the heart of the festivities.

Dazzling Shows


The Polar silk road

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This captivating exhibition delves into the profound impacts of global warming through the lens of photographer Gregor Sailer. Set in one of the planet's most extreme climates, this exhibitition offers a unique perspective on environmental changes that may often go unnoticed.

Reimagining musicals

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The V&A pays tribute to the dazzling world of musical theatre, investigating the evolution and artistry behind legendary musicals such as My Fair Lady, as well as contemporary shows like SIX the Musical.


Kids' activities

Japan’s myth to manga

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This captivating and immersive exhibit at young V&A transports you through Japan, exploring the profound impact that folklore has had on Japanese art, technology, and design. Prepare for an exploration that promises to be truly enlightening.

Ice skating Somerset house

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Experience the enchantment of ice skating at Somerset House. This classic exhilarating pass time aims to immerse you in a world of winter wonder, where you can sharpen up your skills for the winter season.