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Visit London’s Best Christmas Markets 2017

Christmas Markets in London really are the best. There’s no better to way to get in the Christmas spirit then to visit a festive Christmas Market in London.  I am big fan of Christmas Markets because they are full of unique and fabulous independent makers, crafters, designers, artists and artisans. By shopping at London’s Christmas Markets you are also supporting London’s thriving community of independent, small businesses and start-up, which is a really positive thing. Best of all you are also getting a delightful product straight from the  producer, with it’s very own unique story to tell.

Hot Pick! Portobello Winter Festival

This year’s festive Portobello Winter Festival will be held on Saturday 9th &  Sunday 10th December, 2017.  Visitors can expect to jingle and mingle at Portobello with a twist (not a drowning), of festive merry-magic. Great Christmas shopping opportunities include the Handmade in London Market and the Hamper& Stockings Market. Find out more.

Hot Pick! Cabbages and Frocks Christmas Market

As part of the audacious Marylebone Christmas Lights Switch On Festival- Cabbages and Frocks Market will be embracing the Christmas spirit and holding the first of their big Christmas Markets. The Lights-On festival takes place on Wednesday 15th November from 1pm-7pm. The evening celebrates all that’s good about Marylebone and the lights get turned on by local  legend Barbara Windsor. The Cabbages and Frocks Market is open every Saturday on the run-up to Christmas and it’s a great place to buy high-end, designer and unique Christmas gifts. Find out more.

HOT PICK! Abney Hall Christmas Market

A festive Christmas Market in the heart of Stoke Newington. Abney Hall Christmas Market held on the weekend of December 10 & 11, will host a variety of festive gifts, treats and shopping.

If you’re a trader apply for a stall! Find out more.


Greenwich PennisulaPresents SAMPLE CHRISTMAS, a unique and festive edition of its vibrant urban market, SAMPLE, curated by HemingwayDesign. Over the weekend of Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of December, the Peninsula will host what is set to be London’s most creative festive experience. Find out more.

Hot Pick! Pop-Up Fairs London Christmas Fairs

Old is the new, new! Pop-Up Vintage Fair London will hold several festive fairs which are the perfect place to truly find a gem of a Christmas Present. Whilst your there  you can also find yourself a show-stopping, glitzy Christmas party dress. Two dates to add to your diary: Pop-UP Vintage Fairs at Alexandra Antiques & Collectors Fair on November 19 and Pop-up Vintage Fairs Christmas edition in Hampstead Dec 10.

Hot Pick! Greenwich Market

The Christmas Season at Greenwich Market starts with a bang on Wednesday 22 November with the Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights On which is always a joyous celebration great for children and families. You can visit the lantern making workshop at Greenwich Market on Saturday Nov 18 to prepare your lantern. This year in addition to the weekend arts & crafts market, Greenwich Market’s Late Night Wednesdays are just the place to find the perfect arts and crafts Christmas gifts. Find out more.

Hot Pick! Flea Flat Iron Flea Market

Just 5 mins walk from Borough Market in London Bridge, The Flea at Flat Iron Square is a great little market with an eclectic mix of stalls. The market showcases a quality selection of up to 30 vintage and makers. Once your done here, you can  head to Borough Market for some festive food shopping. Find out more.

Hot Pick! Frock Me! Xmas Special

Frock Me! Xmas Fair is a darling fashion event perfect for vintage collectors and enthusiasts.  A counterblast the domination of unoriginal high street Christmas Shopping. You’ll find desirable vintage designer garments alongside other inspiring vintage collections from the 1900’s through to the 1990’s. Find out more.

Hot Pick! Jubilee Arts & Crafts Market

Every weekend at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden you can shop a wide range of handmade arts & crafts from an eclectic mix of creative businesses. Find out more. 

Hot Pick! Crafty Fox Christmas Markets

Are you ready for some Christmas shopping with soul? The Crafty Fox crew will bring an army of talented crafters to several venues around London this Christmas. Crafty Fox is not just your average craft fair. You’ll find plenty of inspiring and creative gifts with a modern and fresh twist.

November 18– Crafty Fox Christmas Market Mercato Metroplitano (Elephant and Castle)

December 2-3 – Crafty Fox Christmas Market Brixton

December 9-10 Crafty Fox Christmas Market Peckham

Dec 14 – Crafty Fox Christmas Nigh Market Hoxton.

December 16– Crafty Fox Christmas Market Mercato Metroplitano (Elephant and Castle)

Hot Pick! Local Maker Markets

The Local Makers Market collective will  be bringing East Londoners some fabulous Christmas Markets taking place in Dalston, Wanstead and Hackney Wick. Their markets showcase handmade products from local designer-makers:

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SEE our WHAT’S ON calendar all of Lonodn’s upcoming Christmas Markets in London