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What to do in London on Christmas Day
What to do in London on Christmas Day

What to do in London on Christmas Day

Most of London shuts down on Christmas Day, but a few hardly venues will open for the visitors stuck in the centre of town and with nothing else to do.

Dec
11
2019
Christmas Telly Past — a review over the years
Christmas Telly Past — a review over the years

Christmas Telly Past — a review over the years

I seem to recall a time when xmas day telly was dominated by a major movie in the afternoon, then it was killed off by Noel Edmunds schmaltzy do-gooding shows, but what was xmas day TV really like?

Dec
23
2018
There will be a heritage bus service in London on Christmas Day
There will be a heritage bus service in London on Christmas Day

There will be a heritage bus service in London on Christmas Day

On the day when tubes, trains, buses and even cable cars go to sleep, there will one bus company offering a very special Christmas Day service.

Dec
08
2018
When the trains ran on Christmas Day
When the trains ran on Christmas Day

When the trains ran on Christmas Day

When the railways were younger, the motor car didn't exist, and the Christmas holidays were just one day, trains were commonplace on Christmas Day itself.

Dec
24
2015
Photos of empty London on Christmas Morning
Photos of empty London on Christmas Morning

Photos of empty London on Christmas Morning

Taking photos of a deserted city is almost a tradition for me, and one I had almost not intended to partake in this year, but the temptation proved too alluring.

Dec
25
2013
Even More Photos of a Deserted London
Even More Photos of a Deserted London

Even More Photos of a Deserted London

Two years ago I cycled around London on Christmas morning taking photos of a city that was, thanks to the lack of public transport and everything being closed – was itself totally deserted of people. I was somewhat surprised at

Dec
25
2010

100,000!

Earlier today, a quite remarkable milestone was passed as the 100,000th person looked at my Flickr collection of photos of an “Abandoned London” taken on Christmas morning – which is quite staggering. When I got up on Christmas morning, I

Jan
11
2009
Abandoned London
Abandoned London

Abandoned London

A couple of years ago I had the idea that it might be fun to take photos of London without humans – yes, I was motivated by that scene in Westminster from 28 Days Later. Unfortunately, not being a film

Dec
25
2008