Scandinavian Christmas Fairs in London 2011

We are planning on attending the following Scandinavian Christmas fairs in London this year. All of them sell Scandinavian Christmas food, sweets and treats. You will also be able to purchase Scandinavian style Christmas decoration and presents. Highly recommended family friendly event -to experience the true Scandinavian Christmas spirit.

Sjømannskirken i London St. Olav’s Church, 1 St Olav’s Square, Albion Street, Rotherhithe, London SE16 7JB Nearest tube Bermondsey and Canada Water station. Friday 18th November 11-18, Saturday 19th November 10-17 and Sunday 20th November 12.30-17. This is a great opportunity to up on delicious Norwegian Christmas food and presents like cheese slicers, silverware and hand made fair isle style knitted mittens. There’s open sandwiches, cakes, waffles, coffee and gløgg from the cafe. Admission £1.

Danske KFUK 43 Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead, London NW3 5TF. Nearest tube Hampstead and Finchley Road. Saturday 26th November from 12-17 and Sunday 27th November from 12-16. A must visit for securing those traditional lovely Scandinavian Christmas decoration including wreath. We also recommend trying the famous bright red danish hot dog. Admission £ 1

Den Svenske Kyrkan, 6 Harcourt Street, London W1H 4AG. Nearest tube Edgware Road and Baker Street. Admission £1.

Dates for your diary:
The Swedish Church 17 – 20th November, the Norwegian Church 18 – 20th November and the Danish KFUK 26 – 27th November.

2 thoughts on “Scandinavian Christmas Fairs in London 2011

  1. Dear Amanda. I’m almost a bit sad there’s a year to next Scandinavian Christmas Fair in London too. Also regretting everything I didn’t buy… Taking the girls to Iceland is on my list too! I’ve been but think it’s great for family holidays too. Best wishes x

  2. I am so sorry I missed your recent posts about these markets. We will have to go next year.

    I am a fan of all things Nordic and have visited Sweden and Denmark several times (Norway, Finland and Iceland are next on my list).

    It will be nice to visit the Scandinavian communities here in London next year, and not to have to fly to Skansen to buy more Tomte/Nisse to add to my decorations (but any excuse will do!).

    I just love the simplicity of style, and the unique Christmas traditions from the Nordic countries.

    God jul!

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