Santa’s grotto

Christmas shopping: London's best pop-up shops and markets

London is coming alive with Christmas markets, seasonal pop-ups and special late-night shop openings. They give time-poor Londoners the chance to spend evenings and weekends on the hunt for unusual, interesting presents, along with a mince pie or a glass of mulled wine in hand.

Check individual events for details of gift-wrapping services, carol singing evenings or a Santa’s grotto. Here’s our selection from the best Christmas shopping events...