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St James's Christmas Light Switch-OnThe dramatic, large scale spirits that form a canopy of lights over Regent Street extend throughout St James's, from Jermyn Street to St James's Market. To mark the moment they're switched on, on Thursday 15th November, there's a late night shopping evening, with a live choir in St James's Market from 5pm to get you in the festive mood. Over 40 stores across St James's stay open late on the night and there's Christmas themed street entertainment on Jermyn Street, including hot chocolate and churros stations as well as festive music and performers. In-store events and special menus in restaurants across St James's are all part of the fun.

 

About St James's Market

An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market is home to a sizeable 210,000 square feet of modern office accommodation and five flagship stores. More about St James's Market

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  27% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  28% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £215  28% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
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The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th June to 12th October 2019
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On, West Street, WC2H | 7 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The late Sue Townsend's best-selling comedy novel about a misunderstood, hapless teenager experiencing teen angst becomes a musical. Set in 1980s Leicester, this critically acclaimed stage ...More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Theatres
18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | Same location as St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches are ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 1 minute from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
 
 
 
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Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Specialists
St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The name Jermyn Street is synonymous with gentlemen's outfitters and, more specifically shirt makers. Turnbull & Asser, shirt makers by royal appointment to HRH Prince of ... More
 
 
 
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Scully
London > Restaurants >
4 St James's Market, SW1Y | Same location as St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Ramael Scully, former head chef of Ottolenghi's Nopi, opened his first restaurant in St James's Market in spring 2018 with ... More
 
 
 
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Aquavit London
London > Restaurants >
No 1 St James's Market, 1 Carlton Street, SW1Y | Same location as St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
New York Nordic restaurant, Aquavit, which has been setting the standard for modern Scandinavian cuisine in that city for close to ... More
 
 
 
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Toku Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
16 Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Authentic Japanese food prepared to order in a bright, breezy environment. The key to great Japanese food is fresh ingredients and you won’t get much fresher ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 13 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
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The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly
London > Nightlife >
3-4 Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed 1913 building, The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly puts the glamour into gambling. Formerly a cinematographic theatre, the grand venue boasts ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 

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John Smedley: 235John Smedley: 235John Smedley: 235Launching at London Craft Week on 1st May, luxury knitwear brand John Smedley marks its 235th year with a free exhibition at St James's Market Pavilion. A celebration of the oldest knitwear factory in the world, the year-long programme includes a series of exhibitions and talks. On Friday 10th May, managing director and 8th generation Smedley famil2019-06-25T00:00:00+01002019-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft | PRICING  Free  
DATES  2nd May to 2nd October 2019
VENUE  St James's Market 
Launching at London Craft Week on 1st May, luxury knitwear brand John Smedley marks its 235th year with a free exhibition at St James's Market Pavilion. A celebration of the oldest knitwear factory in the world, the year-long programme includes a series of exhibitions and talks. On Friday 10th May, managing director and 8th generation Smedley famil... More about this event
 
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's MarketWimbledon Screenings at St James's MarketWimbledon Screenings at St James's MarketWatch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of the West End this summer with the help of a huge screen at St James's Market. With daily open-air screenings covering everything from the first-round matches to the finals weekend, all the on-court action will be shown. Watch from the comfort of a deck chair and tuck into food from a number of loc2019-07-01T00:00:00+01002019-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St James's Market,   St James's      SW1Y 4QQ
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event > Sporting Events > Main Sports - Tennis & Racket sports
DATES  1st to 14th July 2019
VENUE  St James's Market 
Watch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of the West End this summer with the help of a huge screen at St James's Market. With daily open-air screenings covering everything from the first-round matches to the finals weekend, all the on-court action will be shown. Watch from the comfort of a deck chair and tuck into food from a number of loc... More about this event
 

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John Smedley: 235
John Smedley: 235
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2019 

St James's Market

Launching at London Craft Week on 1st May, luxury knitwear brand John Smedley marks its 235th year with a free ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 5th October 2019 

Her Majesty's Theatre 1 minute walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
The Cutting Edge
Comedy | On 25th June 2019 

Comedy Store 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Topical comedy from Rich Hall, Mick Ferry, Alistair Barrie, Jarred Christmas, Tania Edwards and Rob Deering....More

Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2020 

Theatre Royal Haymarket 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The ...More

 
The Book Of Mormon
The Book Of Mormon
Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

Prince of Wales Theatre 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

 
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington ...More

 
The Collected Schizophrenias: Esme Weijun Wang in conversation
Exhibitions | On 25th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Esme Weijun Wang will be joining us to discuss her New York Times-bestselling memoir, The Collected Schizophrenias....More

World's Worst Week
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Come visit us for a Very Walliams Week! There'll be games, activities, give-aways, storytime and a disgustingly hilarious photo opportunity!...More

The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

As we build up for the release of The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two on 3rd October ...More

Celebrate 'The Testaments' with Waterstones
Exhibitions | Until 1st December 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 2 minutes walk from St James's Christmas Light Switch-on

Please, join us Waterstones stores across the country as we celebrate the launch of Margaret Atwood's hugely anticipated 'The Testaments'; ...More

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After years of planning, the much-anticipated flagship Microsoft Store finally arrived in London in 2019....More

 
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The cult electronics-instrumental outfit is joined by The ...More

 
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
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Violinist Pekka Kuusisto who so memorably got the entire Proms audience singing a Finnish folk ...More

 
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Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
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Concerts | On 22nd August 

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Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
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Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
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Three-time Grammy Award winning singer from Benin, West ...More

 
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