What’s On – December 2023

What’s On – December 2023



Community / Events

Jingle all the way to Waterloo for a December filled with festive events – sip, shop and savour the season with this festive lineup! Wander through a winter wonderland with Miracle on Leake Street, indulge in 2-for-1 cocktails at The Glitch’s ‘Daddy Claus’ Party and enjoy an afternoon of wholesome activities at Oasis Farm, where festive vibes meet Waterloo charm – the perfect holiday blend.

Oasis Farm Waterloo’s Christmas Fayre

Oasis Farm are filling their barn with twinkly lights, Christmas market stalls and hot chocolate to kick off the Christmas Season. Everyone is welcome to meet our animals, join in craft workshops, play Christmas games (and win prizes) and sit by our fire toasting marshmallows. If you look really hard, you might even find a special guest in a big red suit!

  • Location: Oasis Farm Waterloo, 18 Carlisle Ln, SE1 7LG
  • Date: Saturday 2 December 2023
  • Price: Free entry


Singles Supper Club

This December, why not put down the apps and pick up your knife and fork, because Singles Supper Club London is coming to town. Join them on the cosy heated terrace at Unwined Waterloo for an evening of good conversation, delicious food and drink, and the chance to meet other singles in their 30’s.

  • Location: Unwined Waterloo, 137 Lower Marsh, SE1 7AE
  • Date: Thursday 7 December 2023
  • Price: £49


Miracle on Leake Street

Join us for another Miracle on Leake Street, the FREE event that sees London’s longest graffiti tunnel transformed into the Capital’s alternative festive celebration!

  • Location: Leake Street Arches, SE1
  • Date: Thursday 7 December 2023
  • Price: Free


Together at Christmas on Lower Marsh

Enjoy Christmas festivities on Lower Marsh Market on Thursday 7 December, from 11:30am – 2 pm. Wander through charming Christmas craft and food traders, join in the heartwarming community singalong and take part in dance workshops that will get you grooving into the festive mood. No tickets required – simply come along and enjoy!

  • Location: Lower Marsh, SE1 7RG
  • Date: Thursday 7 December 2023
  • Price: Free



Wishmas is a captivating 60+ minute walkthrough experience that seamlessly blends the best of theatrical entertainment with the immersive wonder from Secret Cinema and Punchdrunk alums.

  • Location: The Old Bauble Factory, 1 Launcelot St, SE1 7AD
  • Date: Tuesday 14 November – Tuesday 2 January 2023
  • Price: from £29


Christmas Storytelling with Michael Rosen

Much-loved children’s author and poet Michael Rosen returns to The Old Vic to read from some of his own favourites for children aged 6+.Following the performance, there will be a book sale and signing with Michael in Penny, our café and bar.

  • Location: Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 8NB
  • Date: Saturday 16 December 2023
  • Price: Adults £15, Children £7.50


Daddy Claus

Come to the Glitch for a drag and cabaret Winter blowout, featuring a stunning lineup of drag kings, queens and things! Expect plenty of festive filth, merry mayhem and holiday hilarity as we celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and the Winter Solstice!

  • Location: The Glitch, 134 Lower Marsh, SE1 7AE
  • Date: Saturday 16 December 2023
  • Price: £7.50


USPG Christmas Carol Service

Share the hope of the Christmas season with an evening of carols, music and reflection at the beautiful St John’s Waterloo Church. Music will be led throughout the evening by the well-renowned UK-based choir The Sixteen.

  • Location: St John’s Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road, SE1 8TY
  • Date: Monday 18 December 2023
  • Price: £15



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