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London Christmas trees that keep on giving

London’s favourite and most ethical treetailer The Christmas Forest has ten pop-up festive, farm-like stores across London.  From the end of November they will be selling a fabulous selection of sustainably grown, freshly cut Christmas trees that don’t drop their needles and that will look beautiful throughout the season.   There will be different varieties including potted living trees and a huge range of sizes all displayed in a forest-like setting.  All their trees are sustainably grown and mainly from the UK to save on ‘tree miles’ and their shops are set up in a way to give customers and families a wonderful Christmas experience.  Holly, wreaths, mistletoe and treats for the kids too! For every tree sold, The Christmas Forest donates to plant a tree in the African drylands through Tree Aid.  205,206 trees planted to date, changing lives for thousands of some of the most deprived and families in the world.  Come and wander through and pick your perfect Christmas tree and enjoy an extra festive glow knowing your trees means life, not just Christmas or log on …

East Dulwich Christmas Cracker – Cracker-tastic fun for all! 

East Dulwich will be the place to be on Saturday 2nd December when the fabulous Christmas Cracker returns for its sixth year, offering even more to get everyone in the festive spirit. The street festival programme will include an exciting array of entertainment from local choirs and performance groups with music to be found at the special Bandstand in North Cross Road and pop-up performers appearing along Lordship Lane during the afternoon. Spot your sparkly hosts for the day, Holly & Ivy. Catch the exceedingly colorful Kinetica Bloco as they perform over lunchtime and round the day off with the Children’s Disco at 4.30pm with DJ Trev. Christmas Cracker exclusive offers will only be available on the day from the wonderful local traders. The North Cross Road market will be home to some tempting seasonal gifts and delicious festival food. The community area will see the East Dulwich WI on the hunt for the best Christmas Jumper be it bought, knitted or accessorized! Visit the stall on 2nd December wearing your jumper between 10am and …

Love West Dulwich Christmas Fair

Plans for the Love West Dulwich Christmas Fair, which is celebrating its fourth year, are in full swing. The Love West Dulwich Christmas Fair will take place on Park Hall Road, Croxted Road and Rosendale Road in West Dulwich, SE21, on Saturday 25th November from 11am to 4pm. It promises to be a fun day for the whole family and a chance to get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up, whilst supporting the areas wonderful local businesses. Across West Dulwich there will be special festive in-store activities for all the family to take part in, including Santa’s grotto at Wigwam Toy Shop, decoration painting at the Dulwich Trader, children’s story time at Dulwich Books and a treasure hunt which will start at The Rosendale pub. As well as shopping at many of West Dulwich’s independent shops, they’ll be a chance to shop at The Rosendale Road Market with stalls including art, crafts, handmade jewellery, handmade baby & children’s clothing, cakes, and much more. Food lovers can enjoy the street food market on Croxted Road, as …

The Charter School Christmas Fair

The Charter School will be holding its annual Christmas Fair on Thursday 23rd November from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Local Artists and Designers will be selling their work including gorgeous vintage jewellery, handmade scarves and accessories, limited edition prints and homewares as well as greetings cards and Christmas cards.  The perfect opportunity to pick up an original Christmas gift. There will be a raffle on the night with fabulous prizes and there will be festive food, drink and music. The Fair will be held at The Charter School Red Post Hill , SE24 9JH , Entrance is £1 for adults, kids free. SaveSaveSaveSave

The Best Local Christmas Fairs

There are so many wonderful fairs planned for this month and next, I hope that we have brought you the details of the best! Thursday 23 November: The Charter School Christmas Fair The Charter School will be holding its annual Christmas Fair on Thursday 23rd November from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Local Artists and Designers will be selling their work including gorgeous vintage jewellery, handmade scarves and accessories, limited edition prints and homewares as well as greetings cards and Christmas cards. The perfect opportunity to pick up an original Christmas gift. Fair will be held at The Charter School Red Post Hill , SE24 9JH , Entrance £1 for adults, kids free. Saturday 25 November: Love West Dulwich Christmas Fair 11.00am – 4.00pm. The Love West Dulwich Christmas Fair will take place on Park Hall Road, Croxted Road and Rosendale Road in West Dulwich, SE21. It promises to be a fun day for the whole family and a chance to get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up, whilst supporting the areas wonderful local businesses. Saturday 25 …