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Are there things to do in London during Thanksgiving?

I am thinking about going to London in the week of Thanksgiving. I am concerned that stores, museumns, restaurants will be closed during Thanksgiving. Does anyone have experience regarding that?

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Europe is as much affected by Thanksgiving as the US is by the Dutch Queen's Birthday. Most people over here don't even know it's a holiday in the US...

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My husband and I have travled to the UK for more than 20 years. Each year we leave on Thanksgiving or the day after and stay for one week, then we do 2-3 weeks in July. The Thanksgiving trip is always wonderful. Fewer crowds. Mostly nice weather. Great shopping, and often the Christmas markets are just gearing up--- they are GREAT fun! Nothing closes over there- Thanksgiving is an American holiday. Enjoy!!!!!!!!