When Southbank Christmas Market 2019 will open and what you can expect

Christmas in London always means the busy walkways next to the Thames wonderfully transform into a festive wonderland. And its all very magical. It may seem a long way away, but all the details for the festive events along the Southbank have just been announced.

The Southbank Centre will host a series of festive events for 2019 including markets, a stage area, food and concerts - 'tis the season to be jolly after all. Its the perfect way to celebrate Christmas in the city and can be rather cost effective as some events are free to enter. The riverside area will glow with glittering lights, festive decorations and a huge Christmas tree.

So here's everything you need to know about Winter at Southbank Centre 2019.

Enjoy a drink under a festive tent at WInter at Southbank Centre 2019

What is Winter at Southbank Centre 2019?

Southbank transforms into a huge Christmas celebration with markets, dazzling lights, shows and family fun. Some events are free to attend.

When is Winter at Southbank Centre 2019?

The festive celebrations run from November, 8 2019 to January, 5 2020.

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What can I expect from the Southbank Centre Christmas market?

The Winter Market is a wonderland of pop-up bars, restaurants and shopping all set underneath a canopy of twinkling lights. There's lots of cuisines to choose from including Asian, Indian, Greek and traditional classics like bratwurst, baked camembert, raclette and a mac & cheese truck.

Not forgetting waffles and pancakes. Its Christmas - calorie counting goes out the window. The Circus Bar and Bar Under the Bridge are perfect to sip on a mulled wine or a cocktail.

Enjoy Christmas at Winter Southbank Centre 2019

 

Where is Winter at Southbank Centre 2019?

Waterloo is the nearest train and tube station to the Southbank Centre.

Embankment and Charing Cross are also a short walk away. You can also access Southbank by various bus routes and by boat at Festival Pier

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How much does the event cost?

The Winter Market is free to wander through, as are many of Southbank Centre's festive events are too. Some events are ticketed.

What else is going on at Winter at Southbank Centre 2019?

When Southbank Christmas Market 2019 will open and what you can expectWinter at Southbank Centre is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas and New Year

There is a whole range of concerts, shows and events. Black Beauty is a fun show including music and puppetry.

Fascinating Aida is back with the World Premiere of a brand new cabaret show and other seasonal gigs will be taking place including carol singing.

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New Year's Eve Spectacular presents five floors of themed club nights, six bars, live acts, fifteen DJs, continuous dance lessons, and outdoor spaces offering the perfect view of the UK's largest annual fireworks display.

For full information, visit the Southbank Centre website here.

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