Christmas and New Year at King’s Cross

‘Tis the season. Head to King’s Cross and get into the festive spirit KX style. Visit Canopy Christmas Market, find a gift with a difference and sing along at the School of Life's alternative carol concert. And that's just a taste...

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KXmas

KXmas

Visit our festive pop-up space on King’s Boulevard and drop into one of the newly opened shops for your KXmas shopping. Carharrt WIP, & Other Stories, Nike and Jigsaw are all here. If you’re looking for a one-off gift, then head for design and homeware days, or browse limited-edition vinyl with Independent Labels Market. More info coming soon!

27 Nov - 2 Dec
Christmas Canopy Market

Christmas Canopy Market

Canopy Market goes festive with mulled wine, food, carols and plenty of cheer. The traders will help you get in the Christmas spirit with delicious seasonal produce and gift ideas. Or head straight to the heated seating area for hot drinks, craft beer and music.

Dec 14-17. Fri 10am-6pm, Sat and Sun 10am-4pm, free admission
Illustrators' Christmas Fair

Illustrators' Christmas Fair

The ever-popular Illustrators’ Christmas Fair is back with over 100 incredibly diverse artists. You’ll find limited-edition prints, posters, handmade books, jewellery, bags and ceramics. This is your chance to buy work from emerging and established illustrators, or bag that one-of-a-kind Christmas gift.

9th December, 11am-6pm, free admission
Johnny Trunk's Christmas Special

Johnny Trunk's Christmas Special

If you find yourself willing that one horse open sleigh into a snowbank, then come to Spiritland on 13 December and discover the joy of “Johnny Trunk’s Yuletide Rarities”. You’ll genuinely wish it could be Christmas every day.

13 Dec from 8pm
Mid-Winter Fire Feast

Mid-Winter Fire Feast

If you’re looking for a different festive eating experience, then head to the Skip Garden for their mid-winter feast. Work your way around the garden, dining fire-side as you go. Once the food has settled, Dan and the team from Dig It Soundsystem will set the dancefloor alight. Wrap up warm and bring your dancing shoes. Find out more and book tickets.

16 Dec from 7pm
Dishoom Christmas Carols

Dishoom Christmas Carols

A Christmas carol concert Dishoom-style. The popular Indian eatery will be serving up hot chai and good cheer this December under West Handyside Canopy.

12 Dec
Christmas Cookery Classes with Waitrose

Christmas Cookery Classes with Waitrose

Join these chef-led tutorials and learn how to make your own festive showstoppers like Christmas Pudding Baked Alaska and Chocolate and Cherry Yule Log. And if cooking a meal together doesn’t bring out the best in your relationship, then may we suggest Couples Kitchen Christmas Dinner. It might just save Christmas. Find out more and book your class.

Most days, Waitrose King's Cross
Alternative Christmas Carols with The School of Life

Alternative Christmas Carols with The School of Life

O come all ye faithful – and not so faithful…to an evening of mulled wine, good company and a not-so-traditional Christmas sing-along. No musical ability is required, and you may well leave with a small dose of festive cheer.

O come all ye faithful – and not so faithful…to an evening of mulled wine, good company and a not-so-traditional Christmas sing-along.

Back by popular demand, it’s The School of Life’s alternative carol concert.  Raise your voice and your glass to pop-classics from Mariah, Wham and Bublé. The carols are served with a side of life lessons that’ll help you manage any festive stress. If this sing-along doesn’t get you in the spirit, then nothing will.

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11th December, 6.30-8.30pm
King’s Cross Sparkle

King’s Cross Sparkle

King’s Cross is set to sparkle as lights go on across the estate.

From Tue 27 Nov
Evelyn Glennie - Echoes from the Birdcage

Evelyn Glennie - Echoes from the Birdcage

This performance is the world premiere of a new composition by Jill Jarman in collaboration with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Echoes from the Birdcage is the story of King’s Cross in six amazing movements. Book tickets here.

This performance is the world premiere of a new composition by Jill Jarman in collaboration with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Marking the culmination of Dame Evelyn’s term as King’s Cross Musician in Residence, Echoes from the Birdcage is the story of King’s Cross in six amazing movements.

There are two performances at 2.30 and 7.30. Concessions £10, Adults £18. Find out more and book tickets here.

An amazing sound world is created by percussionist Evelyn Glennie with an ensemble of musicians bringing to life the sounds and emotions of the transformation of King’s Cross.’ Martin Collins – Producer

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22nd December, 2.30pm and 7.30pm
New Year's Eve at Spiritland

New Year's Eve at Spiritland

Death to the past! See out 2017 in lavish style, with a night of indulgent dining, drinking and dancing at Spiritland.

Tickets are available for the whole evening, or just the afterparty.

Death to the past! See out 2017 in lavish style, with a night of indulgent dining, drinking and dancing at Spiritland.

Chef Owen Kenworthy has created a special New Year’s Eve menu, served over four delicious courses.

Once you’ve dined your hearts out, Spiritland throws one of their very rare parties until the early hours, with music supplied by three of the DJs who’ve blown crowds away with their immaculate taste and collections this past year: Adventures In Paradise (Katie Barber and Michelle Kelly) and Leonidas.

You can buy tickets for the full night with a meal, or just the afterparty.

Early booking is advised. See you on the dancefloor.

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31 Dec from 8pm
Lumiere London 2018

Lumiere London 2018

Lumiere returns to King’s Cross in spectacular form. Expect four nights of dazzling light installations and bewitching shows. Head to the Night Market to refuel with delicious hot food, warming drinks, and plenty of family-friendly activities!

18-21 Jan
London A Capella Festival

London A Capella Festival

The London A Capella Festival is back with a star-studded line up. The event brings together the best a capella talent from across the globe to showcase the incredible power of the human voice. With perfomances, singalong workshops and more, it’s the (pitch) perfect way to banish the winter blues.

24 - 27 Jan, King's Place