Christmas Fairs Twickenham

Here’s our round up of all the Christmas fairs, lights and markets in the area. Don’t forget to also check out our guide to family days out. For more details, and for a complete listing of what’s going on in the area, you can also take a look at our event calendar. Enjoy!

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Friday to Sunday 17th-19th November

  • – 6.00-8.00pm (Friday) & 10.00am-5.00pm (Saturday & Sunday): Sparkle Contemporary Craft & Gourmet Food Fair, Teddington
  • Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road TW11: A dazzling range of contemporary work from more than 70 designer makers including jewellery, glass, ceramics, stylish accessories and so much more, plus a mouth-watering selection of gourmet food. Hundreds of bright and bold gift ideas. Entry £4.00 per person (under 18s free).

Friday 24th November

  • 5.00-6.15pm: The Big Christmas Light Switch, Richmond
  • Outside Whole Foods Market, TW9. Top TV celebrity Christopher Biggins will perform the ceremony. The evening will be hosted by TV presenter, Shelle Luscombe and activities include a festive choir, face painting and street entertainers. For the first time, the Riverside will be decorated with Christmas lights! Santa’s Grotto will also be open from 4.00-6.00pm in the garden of the Vineyard Community Centre (£2.50). There will also be children’s activities and face painting. Shops throughout the town will be staying open late with many sharing mulled wine and mince pies.
  • – 5.30pm: Christmas Lights Switch-On, East Twickenham
  • Foot of Richmond Bridge, Richmond Road TW1: The Mayor of Richmond will open proceedings at the foot of Richmond Bridge followed by Father Christmas, carol singers, mulled wine, music and more.

Saturday 25th November

  • – 11.00am-2.00pm: Barn Church Christmas Fair, Kew
  • Atwood Avenue, Kew TW9: Lots of stalls, food and drink, children’s activities, music etc.

Saturday & Sunday 25th/26th November

  • – 11.00am-4.00pm: Christmas Shopping Weekend, London Museum Of Water & Steam
  • Green Dragon Lane, Brentford TW8: Pick up some unique gifts for all the family at the Museum’s Christmas shopping weekend. Browse the special Museum shop gift collection. Give a gift that last the whole year with their annual pass gift cards, or treat someone to one of their new experience packages. Meet the on-site artists in their studios. And make a day of it with the engines in steam and seasonal fayre in the café.

Sunday 26th November

  • – 10.00am-4.00pm: Christmas Fair, Strawberry Hill House
  • Waldegrave Road, Strawberry Hill TW1: The Fair will once again be taking place in the rooms and grounds of Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic revival architecture, offering a unique range of Christmas gifts for sale, children’s arts and crafts activities, live music, and delicious Christmas fare from local producers. Entry £4.00 per person.

Thursday 30th November

  • – 6.30-9.00pm: Christmas Lights Switch On Event, St Margarets
  • St Margarets TW1: An evening of carols, mulled wine, mince-pies and late-night shopping in St Margarets, with their first ever Christmas lights switch-on event.

Friday 1st December

  • – 5.00-8.00pm: Kew Sparkle, Kew
  • Station Parade, Kew TW9: THE family Christmas event in Kew – organised by the local community – the ever popular Kew Sparkle features carols from local schools, carousels and rides, stalls featuring local food & drink and also stalls with fabulous ideas for Christmas gifts. There will be a raffle too.

Saturday 2nd December

  • 10.00am-2.00pm: Christmas Market, Ham
  • Ham Parade, Ham TW10. Fresh produce, tasty street food, beautiful local crafts and entertainment for all the family.
  • – 12.00-6.00pm: Festival Of Lights Christmas Fair, Twickenham
  • Church Street, Twickenham TW1: A vast array of craft stalls from local artists as well as local businesses and the Church Street traders will also be getting into the Christmas Spirit with tempting gifts, offers and displays. Plenty of Christmas entertainment for everyone with a Santa’s Grotto, face painting & glitter tattoos, live music from local bands, carols, a carousel and Punch and Judy.

Friday to Sunday 8th-10th December

  • – 10.00am-7.00pm (Friday & Saturday) & 10.00am-4.30pm (Sunday): BBC Good Food Festive Feast, Hampton Court
  • Hampton Court Palace, East Moseley KT8: The perfect start to your seasonal celebrations. Stock up on treats in time for Christmas from artisan producers and pick up great gifts for food lovers. Enjoy entertainment and sing-along carols and festive classics from local choirs, plus be inspired in live cookery demonstrations in the FEAST Kitchen. Experience the wonders of this historic royal palace as part of a delicious day out.

Sunday 10th December

  • – 11.00am-5.00pm: St Margarets Christmas Fair
  • Crown Road, St Margarets TW1: The wonderful Crown Road Christmas Fair is returning! There will be amazing stalls, fantastic live music, great food, plenty of entertainment for the children, and Father Christmas and his reindeer will also be there.


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