Regent Street Christmas Lights †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2018

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, Regent Street, Soho, London W1B 5SJ
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Regent Street Christmas LightsThe regal sweep of John Nash's famous shopping street has a great, festive atmosphere when the Christmas lights are switched on. Regent Street goes traffic-free for the official turning on of the lights and the Spirit of Christmas Theme returns, with a fleet of spectacular large-scale 'spirits' with widespread wings soaring over the street. The display, designed by leading British lighting creatives, James Glancy Design, takes inspiration from the street's original lights display back in 1954 and features over 300,000 twinkling lights, making it the biggest display in the capital.

About Regent Street

Don't be put off by the fact that Nash's sweeping design for Regent Street was inspired as a means of separating the riff-raff (Soho) from the well to do (Mayfair) back in the 1800s. Home to a number of large outlets offering everything from toys and trench coats to fabrics and food, Regent Street is a great place to window shop if nothing else. More about Regent Street

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Oxford Circus Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
15 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
22 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Burlington Car Park
2 minutes walk
Broadwick Masterpark
3 minutes walk

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No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £158† 35% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £141† 41% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £269† 22% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 5 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th November 2017 to 28th September 2019
Regent Street Christmas Lights, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st January 2010 to 2nd March 2019 - Various Times
Regent Street Christmas Lights, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
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Company
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 26th September 2018 to 30th March 2019
Regent Street Christmas Lights, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Marianne Elliott - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse - directs a new take on Stephen Sondheim's ...More
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Regent Street Christmas Lights
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Omer Tiroche Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21 Conduit Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Mayfair art gallery owned by Omer Tiroche , considered one of London's most exciting young dealers. The focus is on modern, post-war and contemporary ... More
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
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The best shops and markets near Regent Street Christmas Lights
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Regent Street
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | Same location as Regent Street Christmas Lights
Don't be put off by the fact that Nash's sweeping design for Regent Street was inspired as a means of separating the riff-raff (Soho) from the ... More
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GIVe
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
171 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
George Davis - founder of Next, famous for his George at Asda range and the man who brought Per Una to M&S - turns his hand ... More
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Hamleys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
188-196 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Stepping into Hamleys you are greeted by a colourful scene of frenetic activity. Miniature trains career under escalators, model planes circle above your head and ... More
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Downtown Mayfair
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 New Burlington Place, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Downtown Mayfair is located between two of the most well known shopping streets in London, Savile Row, famous for its bespoke tailors and Regent Street. Its ... More
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Senor Ceviche Carnaby
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Kingly Court, Oxford Circus, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Billed as 'a playhouse of food, fun and cocktails', Senor Ceviche brings a taste of Peru to Kingly Court. ... More
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Dehesa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
25 Ganton Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Owners of terrific tapas bar Salt Yard, Sanja Morris and Simon Mullins, have turned their hand to delivering more of a fine dining experience with Dehesa ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 8 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
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Regent Street Christmas Lights clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
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Belowzero Ice Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
31-33 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Just off Regent Street, on the pedestrianised food haven of Heddon Street, Belowzero is a stylish ice bar, lounge and restaurant. Kept at a chilled -5 ... More
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Sketch - The Parlour and East Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
The Parlour, a restaurant and bar reserved for Sketch members, club nights and private events at night, is decked out in pinks, oranges, vibrant prints and ... More
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Regent Street Christmas Lights
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More

Regent Street events

Regent Street Summer StreetsRegent Street Summer StreetsRegent Street Summer StreetsFor the first four Sundays in July Regent Street is banning traffic for the popular Summer Streets series. The month-long event combines themes of art, culture, style and wellness with food and drink. The event has a real festival like atmosphere as Regent Street goes traffic-free. Throughout the four weeks, shops and restaurants along the curved s2019-07-07T00:00:00+01002019-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Shopping > Shopping Events - Fashion Shows†|†PRICINGFree
DATES7th to 28th July 2019
VENUERegent Street
For the first four Sundays in July Regent Street is banning traffic for the popular Summer Streets series. The month-long event combines themes of art, culture, style and wellness with food and drink. The event has a real festival like atmosphere as Regent Street goes traffic-free. Throughout the four weeks, shops and restaurants along the curved s...†More about this event

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