Serviced City Pads – London at Christmas is so Magical!

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Celebrate the beginning of Christmas and take part in a time-honoured tradition with the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square. Contact Serviced City Pads on 0844 335 8866.Trafalgar Square has been presented with a large Norwegian tree each winter for over 60 years as a token of friendship and gratitude for Britains assitance during World War II. This historic tradition has become a definative Christmas event in London, making the onset of the festive season.

This year marks the 64th tree to come to London from the City of Oslo, a perennially popular occasion celebrating goodwill and friendship at Christmas. Clebrate a landmark Christmas event in the capital and get in the spirit of the season in traditional style.

The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree is decorated in traditonal Norwegian style with hundreds of invidual white lights. The tree itself is traditionally 20 – 25 metres tall and the sight decorated in white light has become an iconic London Christmas image. The lighting ceremony is traditionally attended by the Lord Mayor of Westminster formally announcing the arrival of the tree in London from the forests surronding Oslo.Serviced City Pads and London Short Stay apartments.

The lighting of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree includes a programme of festive events, some of which are onging until Christmas Day, including carol singing and more. After the initial lighting ceremony the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree lights will be turned on from dusk onwards throughout the festive season.

Though the lure of bright lights and high street excess is always tempting during the festive season, Christmas markets London are often a refreshing alternative to the usual Christmas experience.

This year sees the selection of well known areas holding their own Christmas markets including Camden Lock and Carnaby Street, inviting shoppers will be spoilt for choice for Christmas 2010, with markets to suit all tastes and meet all needs. Christmas markets are generally stocked with all manner of interesting, unique products that make perfect gift solutions for stuck shoppers. In addition to arts and crafts you expect to find exclusive jewellery, bespoke fashion items, toys and much more.

With Christmas approaching its time to hit the shops and stocking fillers. After a wander through the West End a visit to a Christmas market could be the perfect antidote to a hard day’s shopping, offering a more personal service and shopping experience. The Covent Garden Christmas Market where shoppers can enjoy some traditional yultide fun, where the popular Food Market features a variety of seasonal and delicious food..

There is also the Traditional German Christmas Market with food and shopping combine with the fun fair treats in Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park. Loaded with delicious and unsual German Goodies, you can also take to the ice and enjoy fabulous festive fun fair while you are there. Serviced City Pads supply Serviced Apartments throughout London.