Wander through St James’s and nearby Regent Street from 13 November and you’ll find Christmas Spirits all around. Soak up the festive cheer and remember each moment with our top four photo spots to capture London’s best Christmas lights and inviting window displays.
1. Fortnum & Mason
The magic of Fortnum's at Christmas is shared across generations; create shared memories with the kids and your loved ones this year as you spy on the dreamscapes of different animals. See hedgehogs skiing on meringue hills and badgers dancing around champagne bubbles – there's noël better place to start your West End Christmas adventure.
2. Jermyn Street Spirits
Jermyn Street is world-renowned for its timeless tailoring and British craftmanship. To celebrate its enduring legacy, the Spirits in St James’s Christmas light display fly high above the street dressed in beautiful billowing fabric.
3. Piccadilly Arcade and Princes Arcade
Tucked back from Piccadilly, you'll find two charming shopping arcades draped in festive finery. Enjoy a full sensory experience as you walk past modern self-care brand Aesop, next to Santa Maria Novella – found in Piccadilly Arcade since the early 17th century. Pause for a photo in Princes Arcade and try your take on a Santa hat on at Christy’s Hats.
4. Waterloo Place Christmas tree
With Christmas trees sprouting up all over the city, the Waterloo Place Christmas tree is something special. Make the most of wide pavements and snap a group photo beneath the tree before wandering down to see the historic Trafalgar Square tree.
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