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What’s on at the weekend? – 24, 25 November 2012

Posted by on Thursday, 22 November, 2012 in What's on at the weekend?

What’s on at the weekend? – 24, 25 November 2012

It’s time to start getting into the Christmas spirit – so why not try some traffic-free shopping on Oxford Street, pet a reindeer, or go to a Winter Wonderland this weekend?

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, 10am to 10pm, until 6 January 2013

This year’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland gets going this weekend, with a Christmas Market, food and drinks, and a whole host of other attractions.  Entry to the site is free but tickets are required for attractions such as Ice Skating, the Giant Observation Wheel, Zippos Christmas Circus and The Magical Ice Kingdom.  More details here.

Traffic Free VIP Shopping Day, Oxford Street, 8am to 8pm, Saturday 24 November 2012

Oxford Street is hosting a Very Important Pedestrian traffic free shopping day on Saturday from 8am to 8pm.  Expect special offers, festive merriment, performances, gift advice and special appearances.  As an added bonus, there’s 20% off your Christmas shopping at Selfridges this weekend (click here).  More details here.

Reindeer Petting, Covent Garden Piazza, 12pm to 4pm, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November 2012

Want to meet a real-life Rudolph?  Pop down to Covent Garden Piazza to see the Christmas lights, do a little shopping and feed and pet a reindeer.  More details here.

Christmas Dollshouse Festival, Kensington Town Hall, Saturday 24 November 2012

Head along to Kensington Town Hall on Saturday to be amazed by the awe-inspiring array of miniatures created by over 170 of the top dolls house & miniature makers from around the globe.  Arrive from 2pm to enjoy the children’s activities.  Tickets available in advance or on the door (£6-13 for adults, £4 children, under 2s free).  More details here.

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