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With the countdown to Christmas firmly underway we take a look at
the different festive activities taking place across the city. Many of our very own Festival Design Districts and Partners are hosting special shopping events with discount offers and late night openings with drinks and food!

Creative Clerkenwell
Christmas Pop-Up Shop
13-23 Dec

The Gallery at Craft Central, EC1M 4DS

Christmas Pop-Up Shop for design enthusiasts featuring simple pleasures beautiful and presents from UK designers and makers.

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Shoreditch Design Triangle
Christmas Triangle 
8 and 15 Dec

Around Shoreditch, E1

Bringing together a collection of local designers, shops, studios, galleries, cafés, restaurants and pop-ups for a series of design-led festivities.

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Crafty Fox Market
Christmas Markets

8, 10, 11 and 15 Dec
Around London

Over 70 designer makers will showcase work at the Museum of London Docklands, The Bussey Building, Boxpark and The Geffrye Museum.


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The Geffrye Museum of the Home
Christmas Past
Until 7 Jan 2017
136 Kingsland Rd, E2 8EA

This well-loved annual exhibition gives a magical glimpse into how Christmas has been celebrated in English homes through the centuries.


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De Allegri & Fogale x Oxo Tower Wharf
Mise-en-abyme

12 Nov-20 Feb 2017
Oxo Tower Wharf Courtyard, SE1

After it's success at the V&A for London Design Festival 2015, De Allegri & Fogale have resurrected 'Mise-en-abyme' for a new site specific rendition.

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Fear and Love
The Design Museum
24 Nov-23 April 2017
224-238 Kensington High St, W8 6AG

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World presents eleven innovative and thought provoking installations at the brand new Design Museum. 

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ARTS THREAD
Diversity NOW 2017
Deadline: 01 March 2017


Students: build a library of fashion design, imagery and communication that celebrates difference of skin tone, age, size and body type, to encourage debate about the power of fashion on our lives.

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Somerset House
Somerset House Studios
Strand, WC2R 1LA

Somerset House Studios is a new public programme and experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers. Applications are open to recruit new creatives to join the community. 

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V&A
Victorian Christmas at the V&A
6 Dec-7 Jan 2017
Cromwell Rd, SW7 2RL

Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas at the V&A and the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green, with a month of spectacular displays, installations, family activities, film screenings and performances.

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Alex Chinneck x King's Cross
Fighting Fire with Ice Cream

2 Dec-6 Jan 2017
1 Granary Sq, N1C 4AA

Alex Chinneck, designer of our 2015 project Bullet from a Shooting Star, has unveiled a 17 foot giant Christmas tree in a huge 'cube of ice’ at King’s Cross.


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For this year's Christmas giveaway we are offering five Bankside Design District tote bags designed by the wonderful Camille Walala in her signiture 'Tribal Pop' style.
Simply fill out a short form for your chance to win.

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