What’s on this Christmas across the UK

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Our guide to all the best Christmas events happening across the UK which are sure to get you in the festive spirit.

It's that time of year again! There's no denying it Christmas is coming and all that goes with it. Whether it's a mulled wine at a Christmas market as you peruse for the perfect present for friends and family or whether it's a Christmas pantomime with the kids there's so much going on. Fear not, we've hand picked the best Christmas events happening across the UK.

We've also got a handy guide to Christmas lights and the best places for a spot of Christmas shopping. So what are you waiting for, Santa's not due for a few weeks yet so why not get out and about and enjoy all the UK has to offer in the most festive period.

A Magical Leeds Christmas

Leeds 15 Nov 2023 to 7 Jan 2024

Christmas has arrived in Leeds so make it a December to remember!

RHS Glow

RHS Garden Bridgewater 15 Nov 2023 to 30 Dec 2023

Enchanting festive light show Glow returns to RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford on Wednesday to Saturday evenings from 15 November to 30 December.

Santa’s Magical Gift

Rhoda McGaw Theatre 17 Dec 2023 to 24 Dec 2023

Holly, Santa’s newest elf, and Trixie, Santa’s most experienced elf, reveal the biggest secret of Lapland…

Guy Barker’s Big Band Christmas

Royal Albert Hall 20 Dec 2023

Modern British Jazz icon Guy Barker is ringing in his 8th consecutive year at the Royal Albert Hall in his Big Band Christmas series.

Hallé Christmas Concerts

The Bridgewater Hall 3 Dec 2023 to 6 Jan 2024

Join the Hallé for a cracker of a Christmas season at Manchester’s stunning Bridgewater Hall! With concerts to suit all ages and tastes, there is something for everybody to enjoy this Christmas.