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Christmas by the RiverOne of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its fifth year in 2018. Taking place in London Bridge, the market, housed in wooden huts, boasts a backdrop of lovely London landmarks including Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and City Hall and brings together over 50 stalls selling gifts, food and drink. Get ready for Christmas and join in with the free workshops on everything from food and drink tastings to glittery arts and crafts and storytelling.

 

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 £113  38% 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
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  27% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 7 minutes from Christmas by the River
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £174  34% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 9 minutes from Christmas by the River
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
 
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My Name Is Lucy Barton
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd January to 16th February 2019 - Various Times
Christmas by the River, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 3 minutes from Christmas by the River
Three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney returns to the London stage in Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout's haunting dramatic monologue about a writer ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2022
Christmas by the River, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Christmas by the River
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in Western ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The View from The Shard
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2045
Christmas by the River, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Christmas by the River
The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The Shard offers visitors the chance to ...More
 
 
 
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Near Christmas by the River
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Sights and Attractions near Christmas by the River

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Christmas by the River

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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What are the best dining options near Christmas by the River London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 33 minutes from Christmas by the River
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 best pubs near London Christmas by the River.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Christmas by the River
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas by the River clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Christmas by the River.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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My Name Is Lucy Barton
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

The Bridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney returns to the London stage in Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout's ...More

The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 23rd January 2019 

The Shard 7 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 7 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st January 2019 

Coppa Club 9 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

Shangri-La Hotel London 10 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Hosted by luxury theatre company Revels in Hand, who present private theatre shows for the ultra-rich, Theatre in the Clouds ...More

 
Dad's Army Radio Hour
Comedy | Until 26th January 2019 

Wilton's Music Hall 14 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Double Fringe First Award winner David Benson and Jack Lane from Wisdom Of a Fool presents a selection of classic ...More

Blaenavon
Concerts | On 23rd January 2019 

Omeara 16 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

The up-and-coming Hampshire-based three-piece performs alt and indie-rock....More

Welcome To The UK
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

The Bunker 16 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Sophie NL Besse directs this follow-up to the satirical play, Borderline, and is a brand new story set on this ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 9th March 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 16 minutes walk from Christmas By The River

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the ...More

Macbeth
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

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

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, directs this production of Shakespeare's sinister Scottish play staged at the Sam Wanamaker ...More

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The Monstrous Child
The Monstrous Child
Concerts | From 21st February 

Linbury Theatre

Gavin Higgins's first opera, adapted by Francesca Simon from her darkly humorous young adult novel, ...More

 
Prince Charming
Theatre | From 8th February 

Little Angel Theatre

A musical for children exploring anxiety and how to cope with it....More

Mole & Gecko: The Show
Mole & Gecko: The Show
Theatre | On 16th February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko create their own original songs for rap musical Mole ...More

 
Shape Wellness Week
Exhibitions | From 25th January 

Flat Iron Square

Flat Iron Square is concluding January with the Shape Wellness Week, presenting seven days of events that focus on the mind and body. The fitness programme features punk rock yoga, lunchtime HIIT classes, morning cleanse ...More

V&A Friday Late: All To Play For
V&A Friday Late: All To Play For
Exhibitions | On 25th January 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Taking place on the last Friday in every ...More

 
Re-Textured Festival
Re-Textured Festival
Concerts | From 28th March 

Various Venues London

A new festival from Krankbrother, Re-Textured takes over several London venues this March. A celebration ...More

 
Don McCullin
Don McCullin
Exhibitions | From 5th February 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a comprehensive retrospective of legendary British photographer Don McCullin with a display ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | From 8th February 

Adelphi Theatre

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere ...More

 
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Theatre | From 9th February 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's ...More

 
Art Night 2019
Art Night 2019
Exhibitions | On 22nd June 

Walthamstow Town Square

Art Night, the late night free contemporary art festival which runs from 6pm into the ...More

 
SpiceBox
SpiceBox
Dining 

Grace Regan's all-vegan curry house specialises in meat-free versions of Indian classics....More

 
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The Biltmore, Mayfair
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The Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, closed in July 2018, reopens in spring 2019 as The ...More

 
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Lincoln Plaza London
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A new build block among the high rises of Canary Wharf, Lincoln Plaza London is ...More

 
Lucknow Social
Dining 

Neighbourhood Indian restaurant from Dhruv Mittal and the team behind DUM Biryani....More

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Dining 

In the city where the first Hard Rock ...More

 
Boki Seven Dials
Boki Seven Dials
Dining 

Serving Allpress coffee and natural teas by day, cocktails and craft beer, Boki is an ...More

 
Darcie & May Green
Darcie & May Green
Dining 

It's hard to miss Darcie & May, two colourful canal boats designed by the godfather ...More

 
Royal Wharf Pier
Royal Wharf Pier
Transport 

Jutting out into the Thames like the British seaside piers of old, Royal Wharf Pier ...More

 
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
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The debut restaurant, bar and bakery from Kelly Landesberg, this opulent Marylebone bakery takes inspiration ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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