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01.11.2023 – 02.01.2023

Christmas Markets, Shopping and Festive Gifting

Discover charming markets full of unique gifts and treasures for loved ones under twinkling lights and lush garlands.

Keep reading for the best selection of Christmas Markets, shopping experiences and festive gifting in the City of London.

Christmas shopping experience at Leadenhall Market

16 November 2023 to 1 Jan 2024

Experience Christmas shopping and dining in one of London’s most beautiful locations. Explore Leadenhall market’s boutique shops, restaurants and bars guided by a twinkling light tunnel before stopping by the Alpine bar for your favourite winter warmers, gingerbread men and mince pies. The much-loved annual switch-on ceremony on 16 November unveiled the full splendour of Leadenhall Market’s giant real Christmas tree under the breathtaking central star-covered atrium of the Victorian market.

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Stocking fillers from Paternoster Square

27 November to 24 December / 11am to 7pm / Free

Take a stroll around beautiful dressed cabins and explore a Christmas market full of arts, crafts, food, and shopping with the backdrop of iconic St Paul's Cathedral.

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Shopping at St Paul’s Christmas Market

27 November to 24 December / 11am to 7pm / Free

Step into festive magic at this brand-new festive market nestled next to the iconic St Paul's Cathedral, for an array of artisan food stalls, bespoke jewellery and knitwear, and sizzling street-food. A not to be missed enchanting market where beautifully decorated cabins make for the picture-perfect postcard.

Don't forget that a selection of Christmas cards, ornaments and giftware will also be available at the souvenir shop inside St Paul's Cathedral.

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Luxury gifting at The Royal Exchange

November 2023 to January 2024

Whether you're looking for stunning jewellery, beautifully crafted accessories, unmissable luxury offers or food and drink gifts, The Royal Exchange is the perfect setting to enjoy a luxury shopping experience this Christmas.

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Conscious Christmas Surprises pop-up

20 November 2023 to January 2024

Discover the art of conscious gifting with thoughtfully curated, sustainable, ethical, and socially responsible brands. This pop-up boutique by Lone Design Club offers lots of Christmas gift ideas - jewellery, home and lifestyle items, wellness products or beauty essentials - plus festive in-store events.

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Golden Lane Estate Festive Market

26 November / 12noon to 4pm / Free admission

Find a wealth of gifts, arts, crafts and design at the annual Festive Market on Golden Lane Estate. The Market features local independent makers from the Barbican/Golden Lane neighbourhood and makers whose work is responding to the design and architecture of the Estates.

The gift of giving at Guildhall

27 Nov: 2pm to 9:30pm / 28 Nov: 10:30am to 7:00pm / £

Shop for unique, exclusive and luxury gifts from a variety of stalls in stunning Guildhall Great Hall, all while supporting the British Red Cross.

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FSQ Makers' Market

5-7 December / 11.30am to 6pm

Shop at a pop-up! The Festive Fleet Street Quarter Makers’ Market will return to New Street Square. Enjoy shopping for the perfect gift from independent homeware, fashion, beauty and arts-and-crafts traders provided by the talented Crafty Fox Market.

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Happy shopping at One New Change

Jingle all the way as you find the perfect gifts for your loved ones beneath twinkling Christmas lights. One New Change brings the festive spirit with its shop windows filled with magical displays, a modern Christmas tree and a giant walk-through present in which to take selfies. Accessorize, Fraser Hart, Hotel Chocolat, The Body Shop, Nespresso, Oliver Bonas, Lone Design Club and Molton Brown all have plenty of ideas to help you choose something unique this year.

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Festive gifting with Pan Pacific

November 2023 to January 2024 / £

Give the gift of great memories this Christmas. Whether it's a weekend roast, gourmet dinner at Straits Kitchen, breakfast in bed, cocktails at Ginger Lily or Silverleaf, afternoon tea in The Orchid Lounge, or spa treatment on The Wellbeing Floor, Pan Pacific London has something for everyone.

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Give the gift of Italy this Christmas

Pre-order Eataly unique culinary gifts and open the door to Italy with their bespoke or wrapped and ready hampers filled with high-quality Italian products. But that’s not all! Beat the crowds this festive season and pre-order from Eataly's first-ever selection of panettone – Classic, Orange and Chocolate, Pistachio Cream, and Pandoro – each made with the finest ingredients, starting from natural sourdough, Piedmontese whipped butter, and fresh eggs, ready to delight with every bite.

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Gifts for coffee lovers at Rosslyn

From the very best coffee to the very best equipment and everything in between. Find the perfect gift for coffee lovers at award winning Rosslyn specialty coffee shops.

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Christmas decorations at the City Information Centre

Free visitor information and a gift selection for the whole family, what's not to like?

Pop in the City of London Information Centre, by St Paul's Cathedral, and take a look at their range of Christmas cards, decorations, advent calendars, souvenirs and more.

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Christmas decorations at Tower Bridge

Add some festive flair to your home with Tower Bridge's hanging decorations. Don't miss their onsite shop after you visit this iconic landmark or browse their online shop now.

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Charterhouse Christmas Market

21 November / 11am to 8pm / £

Visit the Charterhouse Christmas Fair, just outside the City boundary, for a fabulous Christmas shopping experience in beautiful historic surroundings. Discover its over 40 stalls of food, fashion, homewares, decorations and much more.

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