Santa Claus is coming to town: Thousands of Father Christmases gather in Trafalgar Square for Santacon flash mob

Santa Claus is coming to town: Thousands of Father Christmases gather in Trafalgar Square for flash mob Weird and wonderful variety of Santas descend on Nelson's Column They sang songs, took photos and handed out presents Annual celebration has gained popularity through social networking sites | UPDATED: 17:23 GMT, 15 December 2012 Thousands of revellers started their Christmas celebrations early by gathering in central London dressed as Santa this afternoon. The annual festive party brought a weird and wonderful collection of Father Christmases to Trafalgar Square.