been... dying to examine the beautiful dresses once worn by Queen Victoria, on display at the Museum of London's "In Royal Fashion". Ends Sunday. Museum of London, London Wall, London. Info: 0171-600 3699. pounds 4, pounds 2 concessions.

dreamt... of sugar plum fairies. It's that time again! Go down to Oxo Tower Wharf and see what is apparently London's biggest seasonal tree being illuminated. Central Mall, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse St, London, 6:30pm.