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Magical UK Winter Pop-Ups in 2020

Updated: Nov 26, 2020

With Winter Wonderland sadly out of the question, we wanted to shout about other fabulous pop-ups that are still taking place, some returning favourites and some new and exciting options. Give yourselves something to look forward to as we don’t want to be entirely cooped up this winter. Winter pop-ups usually take place from November to January, and there are an array of ways to celebrate the festive season with these events and activities.


Go on a winter safari or pop around to a local artist's house for tea and cake. Here are our top winter pop-ups in the UK in 2020.


Ice Skating


Dates - Various from now until January 2021

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Ice Skating pop-ups are our fave! Whether you can or can’t skate its lots of fun for everyone. Check out our best pop-up ice skating spots for 2020 here.


Blackpool Illuminations


Dates - 4th September 2020 to 3rd January 2021

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Six miles worth of dazzling lights along the Promenade of Blackpool. Admire from your car window or a magical tram ride for a spectacular display of light illuminating the seafront.


The Parking Lot Social


Dates - 3rd December to 24th December 2020

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“Crazy times call for crazy solutions!”. The Parking Lot Social is touring the UK for a big winter blowout this Christmas. With festive fireworks, movies, pantos and more all in this new drive-in festival experience. There is plenty of interactive fun to be had from your car including bingo and car-e-oke, it’s going to be a lot of fun!


Longleat Festival of Light


Dates - 3rd December 2020 to 10th January 2021

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The Land of Light will illuminate your senses. Taking place in the safari park, the immersive and interactive installations and laser show is something magic. In the main square sits an enchanted musical Christmas Tree getting everyone in the Christmas spirit. There is so much to do, with a winter safari, Santa storytelling, the Santa train and even a forestry of trees for you to explore.


Hogwarts in the Snow


Dates - 3rd December 2020 to 17th January 2021

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter gets a festive makeover. Embark on the ‘must-see’ studio tour at winter and see Hogwarts covered in snow for a mystical and magical adventure. Learn all about how the filmmakers and special effects team created the seasonal sets in the films and be wowed.

Christmas at Kew


Dates - 4th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

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