The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Old Vic artistic director Kevin Spacey were at the Christmas tree lighting in Waterloo's Emma Cons Gardens.
The new Unicorn Theatre was opened on Thursday by Lord Attenborough in a ceremony involving local school children, famous British actors and a huge, rearing, animated model of a unicorn.
Representatives of local companies gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday for a special Choral Evensong for the Business Community and to light up the cathedral's Christmas tree.
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