Blue Christmas 2017, a fantastic day out in the heart of Bermondsey

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Blue Christmas 2017 in Bermondsey

Blue Bermondsey Christmas tree at Market place

Blue Bermondsey Christmas tree at Market place

Forget red or white for Christmas, the colour of the best Christmas event in Bermondsey is definitely blue. Once again, the Blue Bermondsey Business Improvement District bring together a fantastic day out for everyone; from kids to parents, for friends and anyone who wants to have a good time with the Blue Christmas 2017

There will be live music, Santa’s grotto for children and adults alike, Christmas stalls and food. Entertainment with DJ on the site and everyone’s favourite Ice Rink plus the addition of the Snow Ball attraction.

The Blue is easily accessed by bus (1,381 and P12) and it is within walking distance of the Bermondsey tube Station.

Blue Christmas in Bermondsey / Market Place SE16 / 12:00 to 17:00 / Free entry


Entertainment for everyone in Market Place

  • 12:00 DJ Kevin Sage (All day)
  • 13:00 Bobby’s Bubbles
  • 13:30 Traditional Music
  • 14:00 Uni Cyclist Street Show
  • 14:30 Traditional Music
  • 15:00 Irish Dancing
  • 15:15 Uni Cycling Juggling Elf
  • 15:45 Traditional Music
  • 16:15 Juggling With Santa and Elf

Activity for the little ones

Children and not so little ones will have activities in the Blue Anchor Library and in Shuttleworth Park

The Blue Anchor Library

  • Storytelling with Paddington Bear
  • 14:00 -14:30
  • 15.00- 15:30
  • 16:00 – 16:40

Shuttleworth Park

  • Winter-themed games
  • Craft workshop making blue winter crowns
  • Craft workshop making seasonal jewellery.


  • Rodeo Reindeer
  • Snow globe
  • Santa’s Grotto
  • Ice Rink
  • The Mill Wall Bus
  • Face painting
  • Community Opportunity Market stalls
  • Street food
  • and much more

The new Snow Ball attraction will surely be a social media hit


The Blue Christmas event will be held at Market Place with easy access from Bermondsey underground station on foot via Drummond Rd and Southwark Park. Buses 1,381 and P12 all have stops near the event and connect with Canada Water station. South Bermondsey train station and Surrey Quays are also within a short distance. Parking is free across the area on Sundays



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