13th - 15th December
Bussey Building, Peckham
Grill Jam is a three day wing & food festival with a Christmas theme. Listen to live DJs and wash it all down with some crafty brews from Goose Island in the Bavarian-style beer hall and winter rooftop bar.
PJ Masks at Centrale
Lower Mall, Centrale Shopping Centre, Croydon
Get ready...the PJ Masks are coming to Centrale Shopping Centre from 11am - 4pm. At each appearance, families and fans of eOne's popular animated TV series will have the chance to meet and greet their favourite characters and take part in an interactive Hero Moves session, where kids can get active and learn how to get ready for adventure, just like the PJ Masks.
Caribbean Christmas with Just Vibez
Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank
This free festive family party features an array of traditional Caribbean music, stories and performances. Calypso, parang and other dancefloor-friendly Caribbean sounds will most definitely warm your winter.
Brockwell Lido, Herne Hill
Either take an icy plunge or brave a brisk width in this exciting relay race, get your friends and family to join you and do something unforgettable this winter. Donations will reserve a place for someone who is homeless at one of the Crisis at Christmas centres this winter. Here they will receive warmth, hot food and a range of advice, support and health and well-being services.
The Live Nativity With Donkey Rides at St Matthew's Croydon
St Matthew's Church, Croydon
This year, St Matthew's Croydon will host an event where families can experience the Christmas story as never before. The event will retell the story of the first ever Christmas in an interactive and fun way. There will even be an appearance from the Christmas donkey! The nativity will be followed by festive refreshments, and donkey rides for the kids. It is abolutely free, but is a ticketed event. What's not to love?