Scandinavian Christmas Markets London 2018

The Scandinavian Christmas Markets in London is what you can't miss as the capital is preparing for the festive season. And to make it easy to remember, they are all taking place during the last weekend in November. The various of Scandinavian Christmas Markets take place across London, from leafy Hampstead in North West London to Bermondsey in South East. These traditional charming fairs are...

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St Lucia Concert in London 2018

To celebrate the darkest night of the year Swedes in London will gather in Westminster Cathedral for a magical St Lucia concert. And you have a chance to join in on the festivities too. Read on! The Lucia concert is one of the most popular Church services among Scandinavians in London and it has become an important part of their Christmas traditions, meaning tickets sell out fast! Below is an...

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Lucia with LondonSwedes 2017

Open to all is perhaps the most magical celebration of the year, the Lucia concert. Tickets are still available for the London Swedes event taking place in the Asylum Chapel from the 10th to the 14th of December. 100% Christmas Spirit and happiness guaranteed. For the third year in a row, the organisation LondonSwedes are hosting a set of unique Christmas concerts in the stunningly setting of...

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Scandinavian Christmas Mini Market in London

We'd love to see you in-store for a Scandinavian themed afternoon and evening of Christmas festivities. The event will be at BONORDIC in 124 Upper Street on Tuesday 5th of December, from 1 to 8pm. Bring the kids down in the afternoon for some creative fun or just come by later for a festive drink and a spot of shopping. We are so proud of being part of BONORDIC's event alongside some of our...

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Scandinavian traditions to try out this Christmas

How to make the most out of Christmas? Let yourself inspire be these Scandinavian traditions! Visit a Christmas Market It's a tradition to visit a Scandinavian Christmas Market. These are usually outdoors, selling Christmas decorations, cookies and sweets as well as hand made gifts. There are no less than four Scandinavian Christmas Markets in London, usually taking place the last weekend in...

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12 Beautiful Scandinavian Advent Calendars to Buy

Just in time for the 1st of December, here are the most fabulous Scandinavian Advent Calendars to buy for Christmas 2017. From sleek and sophisticated to charmingly handmade... here are our favourites! Lakrids by Johan Bülow Liquorice Advent Calendar Seasons greetings with this gourmet advent calendar... This is the advent calendar I usually end up with as I absolutely love liquorice. And you...

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St Lucia Concert in London 2017

Santa Lucia in Norwegian and Sankta Lucia in Swedish, Saint Lucy's Day is a Nordic celebration of light on one of the darkest nights during the year. The Lucia concert is one of the most popular Church services among Scandinavians in London and it has become an important part of their Christmas traditions - and so tickets sell out fast! Saint Lucy's Day is celebrated on December 13th in...

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Scandinavian Christmas Markets London 2017

Scandinavians are born festive, so London's Scandinavian Christmas markets are sure to provide the most Christmassy of family friendly outings this November. The markets is an annual event that Scandinavians in London flock to. Products on sale range from classic Nordic design pieces to more affordable toys, Christmas cards and of course food, Christmas cookies and sweets. And now you can join...

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The Scandinavian Christmas Tree – Trend & Inspiration

If you are looking for Christmas tree inspiration we are happy to share the latest trends from Scandinavia with you here on the blog. And the hottest tree trend from up North is perhaps not as sleek and perfect as you may think it would be... On the contrary it's more like the sad little greenery known from the book 'The Little Christmas Tree'. Many of you are quite familiar with the traditional...

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The last date to send to make sure your Christmas post will arrive on time

These are the dates for your diary, the last date recommended by Royal Mail for sending post to the UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and beyond. We've also included the information you will need to not only send a letter to - but receive a reply too from Father Christmas! It's so nice to receive Christmas greetings, from friends and family, some with photos, some with a little...

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