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Bid 2013 an Eventful Goodbye with Spectacular London Events in December

Updated on November 28, 2013

Finally, it’s time to bid good bye to year, 2013. But before we step into 2014, prepare yourself for fun n frolic with family and friends; enjoy live entertainment, sports events, horse show, shopping, music and much more. Some of the most prominent event venues in London will be coming up with interesting exhibitions and conventions.

Whether you want to shop for exclusive Christmas gifts or spend some quality time with family and friends, London events has something in store to cater to all individual interests. Make your festive celebrations grander by visiting an event which suits your preferences.

Read further, to know more about such events and register your participation online. If travelling from distant cities, plan your stay with one of the finest lodgings located in vicinity of different venues. Gift your family a holiday to cherish forever and make online bookings at exhibitioncentrehotels to avail best accommodation prices.

Here’s a list of events, pick the one which suits your interest:

Date: 13 Dec-15 Dec 2013
Venue: London O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Home Decoration Accessories
Home Decoration Accessories

Handmade Christmas 2013

Crafts have made a huge comeback over last few years in UK, owing to this hundreds of designers, artisan food producers, crafters and hobbyists will gather at Handmade Christmas 2013. Explore an exquisite range of artificial jewellery hand crafted by experienced professionals. Infused with inspiration from nature, fantasy, science and ethnic art, these beautiful jewellery pieces will add sparkle to your celebrations. Find cushions, home decorations, stationery, soft furnishings and more to prepare your home for this festive season. So, if you are looking forward to buy a unique gift which is completely handmade, then Handmade Christmas is a must attend event for you.

Apart from this, shop for some luxury drinking fudge gifts by Fudge Kitchen. Try their home kit to make a fudge treat for guests and family. Learn new recipes of delectable desserts from experts and find a wide range of ingredients as well as spices. Also, discover a gamut of exclusive leather bags and accessories made in Lincolnshire. None of these quirky goods and special Christmas gifts can be found on high street. Attend free workshops and clinics to learn new things. Register your participation at this ultimate Christmas shopping fair and find some innovative gifts for family, friends and yourself. If coming for an evening concert at O2, get free access to Handmade Christmas 2013.

Date: 13 Dec 2013- 01 Jan 2014
Venue: Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom

Ladbrokes World Darts Championship

Ladbrokes World Darts Championship, one of the most awaited dart events in the world is coming to Alexandra Palace in December. Support and cheer for your favourite champions and witness some very exciting matches played between your favourite world champions. Games held before Christmas will include the preliminary, first and second rounds of world championship. After Christmas, the play will resume with third round, quarter-finals and semi-finals followed by the finals on 1st Jan 2014.

This interesting championship will feature some of the renowned players like Phil Taylor, Wes Newton, Simon Whitlock, Gino Vos, Zoran Lerchbacher, Andree Welge, Adrian Lewis and many more. Enjoy some freshly cooked food along with premium drinks at The Bar & Kitchen, offering beautiful and spacious indoor as well as outdoor area. Also, the area around the venue offers a wide spectrum of restaurants, bars, pubs, luxury accommodations and many other entertainment options.

Ladbrokes World Darts Championship
Ladbrokes World Darts Championship

Date: 26 Dec 2013- 5 Jan 2014
Venue: London O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Disney On Ice
Disney On Ice

Disney On Ice Presents Dare to Dream

We all have grown up hearing stories of Disney princesses, isn’t it? But have you ever thought of watching these stories performed live on stage by real actors? Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Disney princess’s stories in London with Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream, a sparkling journey in to the beautiful world of princesses. Watch Rapunzel, Flynn and Maximus as they take adventure to new lengths in hilarious hair-rising escapade. Witness whimsical dreams coming true as Cinderella meets her Prince Charming and Snow White accomplishes her quest of finding true love with the help of Seven Dwarfs.

All Disney princesses will come together for the first time on ice during the grand finale of the event. Experience the ultimate joy, spirit, beauty and magic of Disney at this ultimate show. Gift your kids an evening to remember and cherish for whole lifetime. This musical journey will definitely force to get up from your chair and dance to the peppy musical notes with kids. Treat your taste buds with scrumptious dishes at in-house restaurants in O2 Arena while coming for the event.

Snow White and Seven Dwarfs
Snow White and Seven Dwarfs

Date: 16-22 Dec 2013
Venue: Olympia Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom

London International Horse Show
London International Horse Show

London International Horse Show

London International Horse Show is popularly referred to as a huge enticing equestrian Christmas party in United Kingdom. The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art will present a stunning display in equestrianism, riding their Spanish stallions, dressed in traditional uniforms. Enjoy Federation Equestrian Internationale (FEI) World Championship featuring competitions like dressage, jumping and carriage driving. Get thrilled by a high octane performance by Ukranian Cossacks where the riders fling themselves round, up, over and below their horses. Don’t miss the grand finale of ‘It’s a Dickens of a Christmas’ along with famous characters from Charles Dicken’s tales like Scrooge and father of Christmas. The Animal Health Trust (ATH) is the official charity partner of this grand event.

Experience the thrills of horse race on a smaller scale presented by The Shetland Pony Grand National. Apart from this, you can buy some special equestrian gifts for your loved ones from the Shopping Village. Get some innovative Christmas gifting ideas by leading exhibitors. Explore more than 250 shopping stalls displaying a wide array of equestrian gifts, jewellery, fashion, vintage wines, novelty items, artefacts and more. Some of the leading exhibitors at the show will include Akkor International, Bareback Equestrian, Delanns Jewels, Flying Changes, Martin Collins Enterprises, World Horse Welfare and more.

It’s a Dickens of a Christmas
It’s a Dickens of a Christmas

Now, that you are planning to visit these lively events why not book your participation for some live concerts in the evening and make your day more exciting. London hosts several concerts featuring popular international artists and bands like:

  • Boyzone
  • Diversity
  • Bruno Mars
  • Jessie J
  • Kenry Rogers
  • Blondie
  • Pet Shop Boys

So, if you are a music lover, go through the list of concerts available at event listing websites, taking place in London during aforementioned events. This will surely add a lot of sparkle and excitement to your celebrations. Also, make online hotel bookings with one of the finest accommodations located in close vicinity of these events and concerts. Select from a wide spectrum of lodging alternatives, depending on your budget requirements.

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Name Of Event  
13 Dec-15 Dec 2013
Handmade Christmas
London O2
13 Dec 2013- 01 Jan 2014
Ladbrokes World Darts
Alexandra Palace
26 Dec 2013- 5 Jan 2014
Disney On Ice
London O2
16 Dec-22 Dec 2013
London International Horse Show
Olympia Exhibition Centre


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