Christmas in London 2013: Where to go and what to see: Part I

As we say goodbye to the summer, we are already very much looking forward to what Christmas 2013 will have to offer. To begin to get you into the festive spirit, here is part 1 of our mini-guide to everything Christmas in London 2013:

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St Martins in the fields, Trafalgar Square: Annual Christmas Carol Service

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St. Martin’s in the fields is located in Trafalgar Square next to the National Art Gallery (the nearest underground station is Charing Cross/ Leicester Square Station)

Christmas is the most important time for concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields and this season features a packed programme of festive favourites; make sure not to miss the annual candle light concert, free for all!

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New Video – Christmas London Tours

Following the huge success of the London Magical Tours official video (over 100,000 views so far!), we are happy to announce a new video for this coming season’s Christmas Tours.

A very special thank you goes out to all clients who kindly volunteered to take part in filming and to all our young visitors who shared their tour experiences by writing letters to Santa Claus.

Without further ado, here is a taste of what to expect from our annual Christmas London Tours:




Christmas Tours Are Back!

Like young children awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus on a wintery December morning, everyone at London Magical Tours is bursting with excitement at the start of our annual Christmas tours!

As the only tour company to focus purely on the beauty of the Christmas season in the greatest city on earth, we are proud to continue our annual tradition of sharing the best of the holiday season, during what is undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year.

Preparations for this year’s tours started back in January and are now in full swing as we get ready to welcome visitors from across the globe. We can’t wait to show you all the new additions:

Christmas London Tours 2012

Exclusively to London Magical Tours, come and discover the best of the holiday lights: from the bright displays in Piccadilly, Regent and Oxford Street, to lesser known traditional decorations across the capital.

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Letters to Father Christmas

Our annual Magical Christmas Tours are back!

As part of these tours all children are encouraged to write letters to Father Christmas, sharing with him their experience in London. 

Here’s an example of what Samantha, aged 9 from Queensland, Australia had to say about her Magical Christmas Tour: 

From Samantha, Age 9 (Australia)

From Samantha, Age 9 (Australia)

 

Enjoy a visit to London this December- as the winter days draw in, the city is lit up in spectacular style. Shoppers fill the streets under an endless canopy of lights as carollers gather around the capital’s Christmas trees, making this truly the most wonderful time of the year.

Get into the spirit of the season with our Christmas themed London tours running from 1st November 2010 – 6th January 2011. For more information visit:

http://www.londonmagicaltours.com/london_tours_christmas_london_tour.html


Children’s London Art Competition 2010 – The Finalists

The London Magical Tours’ annual Children’s Art Competition has been another roaring success. Entries for the 2010 competition closed at the end of October, with a record number of drawings and creations received from our budding artists.

 
A big thank you goes out to all the children that submitted entries.  This year has seen the most diverse range of art work than ever before, with some of our young visitors coming from countries as far as Indonesia and Peru, adding a great multicultural element to the competition, reflecting London’s cosmopolitan nature.   

Of all the entries received, we are now happy to announce the 2010 finalists for the two different age categories. Click on the link below to see their great work up close.

Do you have a favourite? Tell us and help choose the winner by e-mailing your comments to  blog@londonmagicaltours.com

Category 10 Years and Under :

– Emma Rose Safford, Age 7 (Massachussetts, USA)

– Jackson Workman, Age 5 (North Carolina, USA)

– Kaitlyn LeFlore, Age 7 (Texas, USA)

– Yuang Mhing, Age 9 (Seoul, South Korea)

 

By Emma Rose Safford, Age 7

By Emma Rose Safford, Age 7

 

By Jackson Workman, Age 5

By Jackson Workman, Age 5

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