Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

The annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will take place in Trafalgar Square on Thursday 6 December, followed by Sunday 9 December.

 

The tree is a present from the Norwegian capital of Oslo to the citizens of London, given as a gift for over 60 years as a token of gratitude for Britain's support during World War II.

 

The tree is set to be in place until 4 January 2013 (the twelfth day of Christmas).

 

After being taken down the tree will be chipped and composted, for recycling as mulch. 

 

The Christmas tree in the square provides a central focus for the traditional Trafalgar Square Carols, running from Tuesday 11 to Sunday 23 December, from 5pm to 9pm each night.

 

The popular annual carol singing programme organised by the Mayor of London takes place beneath the tree, with charities and other organisations able to raise funds for good causes every evening.

Further Information

Location

Address: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N

Nearest Station: Charing Cross.

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London

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