Snapshot: 7 Photos of New Year’s Eve Celebrations in London

The U.K. will be ringing in the New Year at 7pm EST, U.S. time. We have a little longer to wait so in the meantime, let’s take a peek at these snaps of amazing light shows celebrating New Year’s Eve … London-style:

Fireworks explode over the Houses of Parliament, including St Stephen's Tower which holds the bell known as Big Ben as London celebrates the arrival of New Years Day Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Fireworks explode over the Houses of Parliament as London rings in the New Year. (AP Photos/Alastair Grant)

(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Call 911, Big Ben is on fire! (AP Photos/Alastair Grant)

False alarm! ... that circle of fire was a build up for the big shabang. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

False alarm! … that circle of fire was a build up for the big shabang. (AP Photos/Alastair Grant)

The London Eye is all sorts of lit up. (AP Images/Rex Features)

The London Eye is all sorts of lit up. (AP Photos/Rex Features)

It gets bigger ...  (Rex Features via AP Images)

It gets bigger … (AP Photos/Rex Features)

(Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

It gets better … (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

It gets bigger ... (Rex Features via AP Images)

… and badder. (AP Photos/Rex Features)

Buckingham Palace, seen illuminated by a projection at the start of New Year's Eve celebrations, in central London, before midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003. (AP Photo/Adam Butler)

Buckingham Palace is illuminated, taking it down a notch. (AP Photos/Adam Butler)

How will you be ringing in the New Year?

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