Visit the St. Pancras International Christmas tree, in partnership with Hatchards

Photo of this year's St Pancras International tree - a 12-foot-tall staircase of hand-painted books

From 1 November 2023 to January 2024 at St. Pancras International, London.

St. Pancras International has unveiled a magical reading experience within this year's iconic new Christmas tree, in partnership with station bookseller Hatchards and Penguin Books.

Situated in the heart of the bustling station, festive visitors can sit within the 12-metre-high Christmas tree – which features a winding staircase, with 270 bookshelves and an impressive array of more than 3,800 hand-painted books – and be transported to the wonderfully varied world of books with Penguin's audio listening booths.

Children and adults alike can sit in the eight booths and be delighted by five-minute audio excerpts from authors such as Charles Dickens, Beatrix Potter, Rick Riordan, Richard Osman, Michael Morpurgo and Tom Fletcher.

Prepare to feel extremely festive as you immerse yourself in the world of literature with this beautiful tree – perfect for a solo visit or a family outing!

Find the tree at St. Pancras International, Euston Road, London, N1C 4QP from 1 November 2023 to January 2024.

Photo of a child reading a book, sitting next to Raymond Briggs' The Snowman, in an audio booth within the St Pancras International Christmas tree

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