Douglas and Gordon’s Ultimate Christmas and New Years Guide: Putney & Southfields

Friday, December 20, 2013 by Douglas And Gordon

 

The holidays are here and it’s time to celebrate! Our gift to you is an ultimate Christmas and New Years guide for your area.

 

GUIDE TO FESTIVE ACTIVITIES

Cinderella Christmas Pantomime

The Putney Arts Theatre will be showcasing their Christmas Pantomime, Cinderella, this weekend. The pantomime is an adaptation of Disney classic story of Cinderella, her evil step sisters and her Prince Charming. Tickets are £15.

 

Carols by Candlelight at Putney Methodist Church

This Sunday 22nd December the Putney Methodist Church will be hosting a Carols by Candlelight service. Get in the festive spirit in one of the most beautiful churches in Putney. Music starts at 6.00pm and the service starts at 6.30pm.

 

Christmas at Kew Gardens

Have a walk through Kew Gardens this festive season to experience their Christmas Spectacular. With an illuminated light show trail, a Christmas village, a scrumptious boutique Christmas market and family rides, the festive season will not be complete without a visit to Kew Gardens. Attractions close after the 4th January.

 

Ice Skate at the Tower of London

Why not venture out of the borough into the heart of London to celebrate the Christmas season in the shadow of the historic Tower of London. Skaters will get the chance to glide along the towers frozen moat.  The rink will stay open until the 5th of January, and all are welcome to join in on the winter festivities.

 

GUIDE TO NEW YEARS CELEBRATIONS

Clifton Castle New Year's Eve Cruise

Get close to the action of the London Fireworks display on the River Thames this New Year’s Eve. Setting off from Putney Pier, the five hour Clifton Castle NYE Cruise will take you on a spectacular journey down the river until you reach your destination just west of the Westminster Bridge. Here guests will toast to the New Year as they watch Big Ben strike 12. On your voyage back to Putney, music will be played for you to dance the rest of the night away.

 

A Vintage NYE at Southbank Centre

Travel back in time with Southbank Centre’s third annual Vintage New Year’s Eve party. The massive celebration will include five vintage nightclubs that will each be playing music from a different era, a vintage hair salon, photo studios and so much more. Doors open at 7pm and tickets cost £95.

 

New Year’s Day Parade

Join thousands of Londoners for the annual New Year’s Day Parade as it caps off the festive season. Over 10 000 performers from across the world will be making their way through the streets of London on the 1st of January in celebration of the New Year. The parade starts in Piccadilly at noon and finishes in Parliament Square at 3.15pm.