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The Most Magical Experiences in London for a Wondrous Christmas

Picture of Alice Johnston
Food Editor
Updated: 22 November 2017
It’s Chriiiiiiiiiiisssttttmaaaaasss! Which means it’s time for a treat. We’ve partnered with Funzing to bring you some fun-filled, quirky activities that are sure to keep you entertained this festive season.

See the Christmas lights sparkle

The Alternative Christmas Lights Tour
Christmas light |  ©  Funzing

Everyone knows the famous London Christmas lights – but what about the lesser-known ones? On this tour you’ll be guided to some of the hidden gems of London’s Christmas illuminations – just right for that perfect Insta.

Cost: £20

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Discover the psychology behind your favourite Christmas movie

Christmas movie | © Jake Hills / Unsplash

Enjoy a classic Christmas film with a side of education. ‘Dad specialist’ and evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin examines the dynamics between the different fathers in Elf and explains key themes in the film, accompanied by some cosy mulled wine and a mince pie.

Cost: £15

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Get some glittery endorphins with Disco Yoga®

Christmas Sparkle Disco Yoga with Cocktail
Boogie on down with glittery yoga | © Funzing

Visit a Boogie Wonderland this season with some yoga that will make you forget all about the stress of present shopping and getting stuck next to Aunt Mabel during Christmas dinner. You’ll have the chance to sparkle inside and out by applying glitter to whatever body part you desire, then enjoying some energising yoga sequences to the sound of disco classics.

Cost: £17

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Build a miniature Christmas oasis

Terrerium Workshop
A tiny Christmas present for yourself | © Funzing

Create a tiny, thriving terrarium in this hands-on workshop where you’ll learn the history of terrariums, how to care for them and which plants work best. Leave with your very own glass jar of festive calm, which would work as a present, but let’s face it – you’re going to want to keep it for yourself.

Cost: £40

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Get your wands out on a tour of Harry Potter’s London

Child Harry Theatre Potter London Cursed Palace
Which house will you be in? | © Funzing

No books do Christmas better than Harry Potter, with their descriptions of enormous fur trees, ever-present snow and a castle filled with food, friends and literal magic. To get in the mood for the festive season, take a tour of the capital and see locations featured in the films. Who knows, maybe you’ll even see Harry himself!

Cost: £15

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Create a Christmas masterpiece in a Picasso workshop

Best Christmas Gift- Masterpiece Painting-Picasso
Learn how to paint like a master | © Funzing

Deck the halls with surreal paintings. And create them here – in this easy, step-by-step workshop. Paint like Picasso in a relaxed atmosphere (they encourage you to bring your own wine) and you’ll be feeling like a master in no time.

Cost: £35

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Fill your stocking with craft beer and cheese

The Ultimate Craft Beer & Cheese Matching Event
Fill your boots with beer and cheese | © Funzing

Nothing says Christmas like beer and cheese! Learn more about your favourite substances in this tasting workshop, where you’ll learn to pair craft beer with artisanal cheeses. Yum!

Cost: £27

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