Some appropriate Christmas videos
A Christmas Story - a Clockwork Christmas:
Well it's Christmas Day here in the UK, or as I like to cynically call it "No transport and F-all to do day". Whether you are phoning loved one back home or settling in for a Morcambe and Wise fest on the telly here in the UK you might want to spend some of your day with others who are in the same boat - here's where we come in...
THIS EVENT (specifically) is DO IT YOURSELF - There is no one event this time around, but several in as many parts of town, and you gotta make it happen. Feel free to post your area of London location, a time and a place -then agree to meet somewhere local!
Simple as that...
Since the cost of transport, even with a minicab is extortionate, and equivalent to what you'd pay for airline tickets to Thailand you're WAY better off finding folks local to you - use this comments section and the message board to find local area expats and share the eggnog.
Meet and do a walk, find a local pub that is open (it's uber traditional to open for Xmas lunch). Other ideas include a swim in some open baths and lakes (!), Wagamama's Japanese Restaurant, a place in Farringdon which is hosting a £27 3 course Christmas Meal (bargain, believe me!) and a roof bar in shoreditch.
Get creative, some further ideas to get you started are listed bellow, but for pete's sake don't be by yourself if you don't want to be. This is not so much an event, as the opportunity to make one.
Full service will be resumed in the New Year!
Merry Christmas, and all the best!
Find a pub; lot's open Xmas - ALL over London
The Dickens House Museum Christmas Victorian (and other cool stuff, like walks)