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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH JANUARY 2020

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Christmas by the RiverOne of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its sixth year in 2019. Against a backdrop of lovely London landmarks like Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and City Hall, the market in London Bridge brings together over 70 stalls selling gifts, food and drink. The market, housed in wooden huts, has everything you need to get ready for Christmas and you can join in with the free workshops on everything from food and drink tastings to Christmas wreath making, crafts and storytelling. New for this year is a vintage ski theme with a lodge bar at The Scoop where, after a few mulled wines, you can make believe you're in the snow covered Alps. There's also more live music scheduled for this year making the whole stretch from Tower Bridge to Hay's Galleria a wise choice for a riverside walk at this time of year.

 

About London Bridge

Up until 1750 London Bridge was the only bridge straddling the Thames and linking Southwark (the 'South Works') with Londinium. The bridge, in its various incarnations, has been built and re-built, destroyed by fire - three times - and sold since it was first constructed in 53 AD. More about London Bridge

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
2 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  40% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 6 minutes from Christmas by the River
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  41% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 12 minutes from Christmas by the River
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  39% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 12 minutes from Christmas by the River
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 2nd February 2020
Christmas by the River, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
It broke box office records at Leeds Playhouse and now its production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe delivers a "dazzling trip to Narnia" ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Zandra Rhodes: Fifty Years Of Fabulous
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th Jan 2020 - Various Times
Christmas by the River, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
This retrospective looks back on 50 years of the British fashion designer's career, highlighting 100 key looks as well as 50 original textiles....More
 
 
 
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Anselm Kiefer: Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th Jan 2020 - Various Times
Christmas by the River, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Christmas by the River
Paintings and large-scale installations by the German artist, reflecting his interest in String Theory and how it relates to mythology, astronomy and seemingly disparate cultures....More
 
 
 
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Near Christmas by the River
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Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Christmas by the River
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Christmas by the River
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Christmas by the River
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Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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London Riviera
London > Attractions >
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
Every summer the London Riviera pops up in the shadow of City Hall adding a colourful food market and free entertainment ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Christmas by the River
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
With Borough Market getting more and more popular, some vendors have opened up shop underneath the railway arches at nearby Maltby Street. More of an informal ... More
 
 
 
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KaseSwiss
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
104 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
On Saturday mornings, from 9am to 2pm, Arch 104 on Druid Street is home to KaseSwiss, who sell a great selection of Swiss cheeses, and who ... More
 
 
 
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The Kernel Brewery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Southwark, London SE16 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
The Kernel Brewery is one of the most successful micro brewers in London and its rise has been meteoric with its beer winning awards and ... More
 
 
 
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Balls Brothers
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Hay's Galleria, Tooley Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from Christmas by the River
A traditional chain of wine bars and restaurants that carry a wide range of wines from around the world, as well as some beers, spirits, tobacco ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurant Story
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
201 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
Launched in April 2013 when the Noma alumnus Tom Sellers was a youthful 25 years old, Restaurant Story was immediately dubbed "the new Dabbous" by food ... More
 
 
 
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LASSCO Bar & Dining
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Maltby Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
After playing host to the Disappearing Dining Club last year, the Ropewalk warehouse on Maltby Street now welcomes LASSCO Bar & Dining, a new permanent eatery ... More
 
 
 
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Near Christmas by the River
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 14 minutes from Christmas by the River
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Christmas by the River
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 30 minutes from Christmas by the River
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Christmas by the River gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 8 minutes from Christmas by the River
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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Loyal Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
171-173 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
In September 2019, Bermondsey institution Village East becomes the Loyal Tavern as ex Duck & Waffle executive chef Tom Cenci teams ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas by the River clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Christmas by the River
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Christmas by the River
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Christmas by the River
... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 9 minutes from Christmas by the River
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 11 minutes from Christmas by the River
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Zandra Rhodes: Fifty Years Of Fabulous
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Fashion and Textile Museum 5 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

This retrospective looks back on 50 years of the British fashion designer's career, highlighting 100 key looks as well as ...More

Anselm Kiefer: Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

White Cube Bermondsey 6 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Paintings and large-scale installations by the German artist, reflecting his interest in String Theory and how it relates to mythology, ...More

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Menier Chocolate Factory 16 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Young ladies attending Madame Dubonnet's finishing school in the south of France burst into song in the first major London ...More

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 19 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

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