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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: Trafalgar Square

Wanting to get in the Christmas spirit? Trafalgar Square’s renowned Christmas Tree is a must.

Don’t miss the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree, which takes place in Trafalgar Square on 5 December 2019 at 6pm.

The 25-metre high tree is a gift from the people of Norway to London, in thanks for Britain’s support in World War II. This historic tradition has happened every year since 1947 and signals the countdown to Christmas in London.

The Christmas tree remains in Trafalgar Square until just before the Twelfth Night of Christmas, when it is taken down for recycling. The tree is chipped and composted, to make mulch.

5 December @ 6:00 pm

Free

Details

Date:
5 December
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/our-building-and-squares/christmas-trafalgar-square

Venue

Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5 + Google Map

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