The kids may have only just gone back to school, but with the nights starting to draw in, the countdown to the festive season has well and truly begun - literally (see below)!

As of Friday (September 16), Christmas is just 100 days away, and many people around west London are already getting prepared for the festive season.

Already, some local theatres are announcing their winter seasons , decorations are starting to be sold in shops, and many of you already making mincemeat and Christmas cakes!

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But if you're already feeling out of your depth, don't worry!

getwestlondon will be on hand throughout the festive season to not only let you know what festive events will be taking place, but also how to cook the best roast ever, and which Christmas markets to visit.

Make sure to keep an eye on this special countdown timer to see how long is left before Christmas officially hits London!

For up-to-date Christmas information, including events all around west London, visit our dedicated page .