Now in its 57th year, the competition winners are selected from over 100,000 images submitted by more than 5,000 photographers from over 120 different countries.
At ' Taste of London Winter' which has changed its name from Taste of Christmas the kings and queens of cookery share their top tips for making the festive season a culinary triumph.
Bring the kids - they can go to the Elf Cookery School and learn how to bake snowballs, they can make friends with live reindeers and get involved in a snow ball fight.
In the second section of the exhibition, The Active Service Gospel Series, are four new works commissioned to highlight the 43 million pocket Gospels of St John given to servicemen during the first world war.
The best vantage points to watch from tend to be around and.
The street is split into zones with around 100 period vehicles, 20th and 21st century displays and a future concept display from some of today's leading manufacturers.
When the modern circus show returns to the capital, setting up its temporary home at the Spiegeltent in next to the , it brings with it new burlesque and cabaret, physical theatre and comedy.
Films not to be missed are Grandfather of Gay Porn, a documentary that explores Peter de Rom's 50-year career making groundbreaking gay sex films; Naomi Campbel, following a trans woman desperate to undergo sex reassignment surgery; and Out In The Night, documenting the experiences of a group of African American lesbians during an evening in New York's gay village.