Experience the ‘switching on’ of Christmas festival in London


Released on: November 29, 2013, 12:31 pm
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Industry: Travel

London, United Kingdom, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Christmas is a just week away and like US and Canada, UK is making preparations to greet Santa Clause and celebrate the biggest festival of the year. Events and fairs are lined up for the next few weeks across London but London, the capital is going to turn into ‘carnival city'. This is the most magical time in London and is the best season to be at the city for outsiders. The event is still seven weeks away but festive fever has firmed its grip on the city. Different exciting events are already underway at different venues and are attracting fairly large crowds. But one of the grandest spectacles is yet to get switched on and people having the desire of experiencing Christmas in London must try to land in the city on or before November 6 to experience the magical moment when the Christmas lights would be turned on.

Though different events mark the approach of Christmas, celebration of the biggest festival actually kicks off in London with this ‘turn on the Christmas lights' event. From November 6 onwards, dazzling Christmas lights would be switched on different major points of the city. Every year the atmosphere of at London streets change magically with turning on the Christmas lights and people who haven't experience that magic should try to enjoy the treat this year. Visitors can enjoy the glow of the special lights at several streets of the city but Oxford Street attracts maximum crowd with its offering. This year, Oxford Street would get illuminated by the Christmas lights on November 12. The lights would be switched on outside Selfridges at 5 pm.

Various other events would add to the festive flavor including display of some major acts by star performances. Though this year's list of events has not been announced as yet, people can expect to see stars like Leona Lewis and Robbie Williams. To make the festival more musical, London Gospel Choir will be performing at the Christmas light turning on event, while the Market Building and Piazza, dressed with thousands of sparkling lights would be treat for the visitors' eyes. London streets are getting dressed up with light chains and visitors staying at any corner of London can catch a glimpse of the Christmas lights. But to have a look at the Christmas light-bathed Oxford Street, visitors should try to book rooms at The Marble Arch by Montcalm London.

About The Marble Arch by London
Situated at Great Cumberland Place in Mayfair, The Marble Arch by Montcalm is a gorgeous five star hotel set in a historic building. The Marble Arch by London stands at a stone throw distance from the historic Marble Arch and offers quick accesses to several important spots in London's West End, which include Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The Marble Arch by Montcalm London is one of the finest boutique hotels in the heart of London. Apart from supreme level of comfort, luxury and convenience, the five star Marble Arch by Montcalm is currently offering some stunning packages from which guests can choose from to enjoy added privilege. The packages are Family Togetherness, Luxurious Shopping Experience and Complimentary Broadband Internet.

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