Christmas Markets In London

12 Best Christmas Markets in London

Here’s our rundown of the 12 best Christmas markets in London we could find. Why not ditch the high street this year in favour of something handmade or vintage and support local sellers in your local area.

Makers & Shakers

Bust Christmas Craftacular

Bust Christmas Craftacular | York Hall, Bethnal Green | Sun 22 Nov, 11am-5pm | £3

US mag queens Bust bring a fine selection of uber hip crafts to the fore just in time for Christmas.

Crafty Fox Scout editions

Crafty Fox Market at The Geffrye Museum | Haggerston | Thu 17 Dec, 4-9pm | Free Entry

Professional one-offs from some talented designers at the wonderfully festive setting of The Geffrye Museum including scout editions (pictured).

East London Printmakers

East London Printmakers Christmas Open Studio | London Fields | Thu 3 Dec | Free

Support local artists and get some bargain prints for your walls.

Etsy Made Local

Etsy Made Local | The Vinyl Factory, Soho | Fri 4-Sun 6 Dec, Various Times | Free Entry

Etsy brings the online offline with this Soho pop up with 50 designers/makers and some ace wrapping workshops.

Pop Shop Winterville

Pop Shop | Winterville, Victoria Park | Thu 26 Nov-Mon 23 Dec, 3pm-9pm weekdays. 11am-9pm weekends. | Free to look

A POP ART themed POP UP with a party vibe & 30 fine sellers in the more design friendly version of Winter Wonderland.

the poundshop presents the garage sale

The Poundshop presents THE GARAGE SALE | Somerset House, Aldwych | Thu 10-Sun 13 Dec, various times  | £3

Prices will range from £1 items all the way up to £100 in this hip design lead market which you can pick up prototypes, work in progress & last season stuff for lots less.

Shoreditch Christmas Market

Shoreditch Christmas Market | Red Gallery | 18 Dec | Free Entry

A Christmas pop up market at the creative hub that is Red Market.

Vintage & Flea Markets

Night Shrine - Pop Up Market

Night Shrine: Pop-Up Market | The Black Penny, Holborn | Thu 3 Dec, 6pm-Midnight | Register for Free Entry

A treasure trove of rarities awaits plus wine & a clairvoyant to predict your future bargains.

Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair

South London’s Affordable Vintage Fair | Clapham | Sat 12 Dec | £2/free

Vintage staple Judy’s is back with a new (well old) venue in Clapham.

Pop Up Vintage Fairs

Pop Up Vintage Fairs | Various Venues & Dates

Gorgeous venues including St Stephens in Hampstead (pictured), Alexandra Palace & Old Spitalfields are transformed into vintage heaven.

Hackney Flea Market

Hackney Flea Market | Various Venues & Dates

Mark Farhall’s Hackney markets are legendary for a great mix of sellers, musique and cheap & chic surprises.

Did we miss of the best Christmas markets in London? Please feel free to leave a comment below with your tips…

Rupert Dannreuther

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I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.