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Christmas at The O2

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What's on at The O2 this Christmas
Come down and enjoy
The O2 is so much more than a music venue and there are always loads of fun things to do. Make a day of your visit and explore our permanent attractions while you fill your boots in our fantastic range of restaurants and bars.


    Disney on Ice
    26-29 December and 3-5 January 2014

    Disney on Ice has become a firm family favourite year after year and kids will love their latest production, Dare To Dream. The show celebrates 75 years of Disney Princesses, combining the stories of modern-day heroines, Rapunzel from Tangled and Tiana from The Princess and the Frog, with timeless classics such as Cinderella and Snow White. Perfect for young family fun.

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    Handmade Christmas
    13-15 December 2013

    If you're looking for quirky gifts and home-grown nibbles to impress your family and friends then Handmade Christmas is for you. Hundreds of Britain's best designers, crafters and hobbyists will gather to showcase their talents at this three-day event that is set to become a high point in the UK's crafting calendar. Savvy shoppers are always looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary and you can guarantee that none of these goodies will be found on the high street.

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    Up at The O2 - white Christmas
    Throughout December 2013

    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Throughout December Up at The O2 is being transformed into a winter wonderland, with the help of the ultimate festive mix of Christmas songs and guaranteed snow...

    Yep, that's right, we are guaranteeing you a snowfall this year, with the help of state-of-the-art snow machines.

    So, if you want to take your photo in front of London's twinkling lights, while the snow falls around you, the roof of The O2 is the place to be.

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    Christmas menus at our bars and restaurants

    Whether you're looking for a full English Breakfast, a lunchtime sandwich or a long relaxing dinner with friends, The O2 has it all. Click on the icons below to find out what festive food and seasonal tipples we have in store for you.

    Winter Blockbusters at The O2 cinema

    Catch a film on Europe's widest cinema screen or 'feel' a movie with D-Box 3D. D-Box seats move and vibrate in sync with the onscreen action and audio, creating a uniquely immersive experience. Cineworld shows all the latest releases on 11 screens so there's guaranteed to be something for all the family. Check out these upcoming Christmas releases:

    The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug (12A)

    Fantasy sequel The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug picks up where the first instalment left off as Bilbo and the band of exiled dwarves continue their epic journey.

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    Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (U)

    For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Walking With Dinosaurs is the ultimate immersive, big screen adventure for families.

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    A feisty girl embarks on an epic, fun-filled journey to banish the freeze from her kingdom in Disney's magical animation. A delightful reinterpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's timeless fairytale The Ice Queen.

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    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (15)

    With the 70's behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

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Perfect gift ideas
Great gift ideas from The O2
On eBay by Boxing Day? Ditch the socks this year and get them something they'll really love. There's loads of great stuff coming up at The O2 so there's something for every family member to enjoy. Here are our top Christmas picks.


    Up at The O2 Gift Vouchers

    Treat the adventurer in your life to an unforgettable 90-minute experience that will take them on an uplifting expedition over our iconic roof via a specially designed walkway. The summit's observation platform allows explorers to take in a spectacular 360 degree panorama of some of London's most recognisable landmarks.

    From Canary Wharf's imposing towers to Wembley Stadium and the QE2 Bridge, you can even see as far as Alexandra Palace which is a staggering 14 miles away. Once they've made it to the top there are no limits; they'll be free to move around and take as many photos as they like, ably informed by their expert guide.

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    British Music Experience Membership

    If you know someone who's really into their music then the British Music Experience is definitely for them. From David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust costumes to the original handwritten lyrics of "Yellow", the BME hosts an interactive archive of memorabilia that guarantees to indulge every music fan.

    As a member of the British Music Experience they'll get VIP benefits including:

    • 12 months' free entry to British Music Experience and all touring exhibitions
    • Priority ticketing for events
    • 10% discount in the Shop
    • Discounts at selected restaurants within The O2
    • 1/3 off on Thames Clippers travel
    • Free gift

    Find out more and buy here.

    New Year's Eve featuring The Prodigy

    New Year's Eve
    31 December 2013

    Something for the wild ones. We've got the ultimate New Year's Eve party happening right here at The O2. The Prodigy headline a massive set including: Rudimental DJs, Jaguar Skills, Modestep and Slipmatt. The Prodigy's Liam Howlett says, "'s the first time in forever that we have played the UK on New Year's, so it's gonna be large, bring the noise!" Tube services run for free between 11:45pm and 4:30am on the night so there's no excuse not to welcome 2014 with a bang.

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    Sundance London Film and Music Festival
    25-27 April 2014

    The Sundance London Film and Music festival showcases films selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which takes place in the US in January.

    Each film is attended by its director who will be available for a post-screening Q&A and the film buff in your life definitely won't want to miss this. Sundance London also hosts panel events where you can hear guest speakers share insights on making award-winning films and documentaries. Music events will go on sale as the acts are confirmed.

    Ticket packages guarantee that screenings can be chosen before they're made available for individual sale. The packages also include a credential - a pass giving priority access to the Festival Hub and a discount to the British Music Experience at The O2.

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    National Television Awards

    National Television Awards
    22 January 2014

    Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the 19th National Television Awards will be returning to The O2 and you can be part of the audience. If you've got an awkward teenager to buy for, they'll jump at the chance to see their favourite celebrities live. Thousands of fans will be treated to appearances from the stars of TV's biggest programmes, including: Coronation Street, EastEnders, Doctor Who and Strictly Come Dancing. As one of the biggest nights in the showbiz calendar, this promises to be an evening of high drama, special guest performances and red carpet glitz.

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    Strictly Come Dancing

    Strictly Come Dancing
    8-9 February 2014

    Step away from the perfume and the slippers. We've got mum and dad covered with Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour. Starring a selection of celebrities from the new series of the TV show, it will feature regular judges, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood who is also directing the choreography for the fourth year running. The star couples will compete for the judges' praise before the audience cast the deciding votes with their mobile phones. Seven!

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    The X Factor Live Tour

    The X Factor Live Tour
    21 March 2014

    You've watched them in your living room. You've laughed. You've cried. You've voted for your favourite. Now you've got the chance to see the final acts from this year's X Factor perform classic songs live at The O2. This a great gift for any fan who wants to experience or relive the electric atmosphere of the live shows.

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