Watch out for a series of fun, festive events and surprises taking place across Clapham Junction from 18th November to 4th December!
Wondering what to buy your loved ones this festive season? You’ll find fashion, homeware, beauty, jewellery, children’s pressies and loads of other unique gifts at the large mix of small independents, little gems and high street favourites at Clapham Junction. To get you in to the Yuletide spirit, there’s heaps of fun for the family to enjoy, including our much-loved Family Christmas Safari Trail which kicks off on the 20th November for a month. Here’s just a taster of what else to expect…
Clapham Junction Christmas Lights’ Switch–On and Carols | 18th November at 6pm
Join in the festive fun and entertainment and enjoy the Christmas Lights and Tree Switch-On, opposite Arding & Hobbs, on Friday 18th November at 6pm with Riverside Radio LIVE, the London Gay Men’s Chorus leading the carol-singing, plus an array of live bands – SJ Sings Jazz,Billy Keane, Tara Flanagan and Ukrainian rock singer, Maria Arkhipova – with entertainment from sparkling LED jugglers, illuminated stilt walkers – The Glitterball Girls / Sun King and Moon Queen. Plus, a visit from Father Christmas & his Horse-drawn Sleigh (after he’s visited an array of roads across The Junction). The very low LED lights will be switched on by The Worshipful the Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Jeremy Ambache and Marie Hanson MBE, Founder and CEO of the local Battersea charity S.T.O.R.M. Watch out for new, glittering illuminations across multiple trees within the BID footprint.
The festive fun doesn’t stop there! Between 19th November and 4th December, keep an eye out for Roller Skaters, Ice Dragons and Fairies, LED Skating Lanterns, Bluebells Opera Singers, Silvermen Stiltwalkers, Illuminated Angels, Mirror Men, Bouncing Elves and a magician on a Penny Farthing!
Northcote Road Christmas Festivities | 25th and 27th November
Over on Northcote Road, the spirit of Christmas will be brought alive with the traditional lights and tree switch-on (at 5pm), carol singing, donkeys, reindeer and Hamptons’ Santa’s Grotto on 25th November. A Christmas market will entertain the whole family on Sunday, 27th November (from 10am to 4pm).
The Junction BID programme of festive events promises to be a to be a truly magical experience and we invite you to come along and ‘Jingle at The Junction’ where you’ll discover our wonderful array of shops and hidden jewels, including a fantastic combination of high street names and a rich mix of small independents and little gems – from specialist shops and vibrant boutiques, to hip entertainment venues, pubs, bars and restaurants. Alongside the opportunity to feast and drink in a plethora of hospitality venues, Clapham Junction, in the heart of Battersea, is the perfect destination location for Christmas shopping!