Soak up the Eclectic Christmas vibe in Deptford

This December, Deptford is dialling it up to ensure locals and further afield Londoners see in the festive season in true eclectic style when visiting this side of town.

To help you manage your social diary for this busy season, we’ve hunted around and found these fantastic Christmas happenings, with a festive twist, for you to dip into.

African Christmas Market

It may be December, but Deptford is turning up the heat with this Christmas market with a difference which is offering unique and contemporary African gifts for you and your loved ones. The vibrant and sunny colours will warm you up as will the delicious flavours of the African inspired food and hot drinks. Bewitch your taste buds and discover some beautiful and unusual Christmas gifts from the various market stalls at Deptford Lounge on Griffin Street on weekends throughout December, including Christmas Day!

Deptford Market Yard

This Deptford hotspot is embracing Christmas this year by hosting a Christmas Knees Up on Saturday 7th December from 11am to 8pm. There’ll be a Christmas market to pick up some gifts, workshops, delicious street food, mulled wine ad entertainment. What more could you possibly want to start the festive season with a bang?

Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios 2019 Deptford Creekside will come alive on 6th – 8th December (Friday 11am-8pm, Sat & Sun 11am-6pm) with Cockpit Arts’ celebrated Winter Open Studios. You can meet and shop directly from more 140 of London’s finest makers. Whether you’re looking for jewellery, homewares, ceramics or fashion accessories, there are plenty of original gift ideas for the discerning Christmas shopper. This twice-yearly shopping event is the only time Cockpit Arts is open to the public, making this an exclusive chance to meet some of the best craftspeople in London, see where it all happens and support this hub of creative talent.

Plus, it’s even better news for Lewisham residents as for the first hour each day (11am-12pm), entry is free.

Christmas Carol Service

On Sunday 8th December All Saints Church on New Cross Road is opening its door to host a Christmas Carol Service to bring together the whole community. Starting at 6pm, join the crowds to sing along to some traditional Christmas songs.


With so much to discover in Deptford, why not make a move and start your next chapter in the area? Our Deptford Foundry development has a range of one, two and three bedroom homes with Help to Buy available. Get in touch today to see how we can help you kick start the New Year in a new home: 020 7526 9229.

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Published on 05|12|2019

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