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Industrial Space for Bristol Pop Up

There’s an addition this year to Bristol’s ever-burgeoning Christmas markets – the latest popping up in a huge industrial space just outside the city centre.

An 18,000 square-foot disused warehouse space on Pennywell Lane, St Jude’s, will be made into a pop-up festive street food and craft market, with a weekly changing array of traders. […]

October 16th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Industrial Space for Bristol Pop Up

Reece Witherspoon’s C&B Christmas

Oscar-winning actress Reece Witherspoon is the face of this year’s Crate & Barrel Christmas campaign.

Witherspoon takes us through her hand picked Christmas gifts collection on social media and you can view the selection at crateandbarrel.com.

The American decor and furniture store has posted: “You know you nailed it when you can’t wait too give it.” Crate & Barrel […]

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Walkers Produce Sprout Crisps

Crisps makers Walkers has launched its festive range of flavours for 2018 – and included a Brussels Sprout flavour. 

Andrew Hawkswell, Marketing Manager at the Walkers brand owner PepsiCo, said: “Walkers has a proven track record of launching fun and playful flavours that really get the nation talking…the sprout debate is one that divides the […]

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White Company Advent Calendar

The limited edition Advent calendar from The White Company is back in just two days, filled with 24 luxurious treats. The packaging is, as always, classically and stylishly White Company. Visit thewhitecompany.com for more details.

For more on Beauty Advent Calendars and other options for 2018, CLICK HERE

October 15th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on White Company Advent Calendar

Norwich Lights at the Double

The good people of Norwich, get set for some illumination. The Christmas lights switch-on event takes place on November 15th.

Music will fill the air and there will be a parade with Father Christmas, entertainment in front of City Hall and the main event – the switching on of the city centre lights.

And as if to […]

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Elf Helpers

We have a new page coming soon entitled Elf Helpers. It will bring together many of the handy hints dotted throughout our site in one convenient location.
The tips page will include such Elf Helpers as:

If you are struggling to know what to buy someone, tell them you have bought their gift already and ask […]

October 14th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Elf Helpers

Hull’s City Centre Lights

Hull’s city centre Christmas lights will be switched on this year on November 15th.  Hull City Council had a reported budget of £40,000 for the event, which will see more than 200 lampposts covered in lights.

They will be switched on by the Lord Mayor – assisted by Father Christmas – with entertainment from the […]

October 13th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Hull’s City Centre Lights

Manchester Markets on the Move

This year’s Christmas Market in Manchester will again have its heart in Albert Square – but the market needs a new home for the next four years. 

Albert Square has hosted a festive market for two decades. However, due to a £13m revamp of the Town Hall, the main market now needs to move elsewhere. […]

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White House Tree Lighting

The National Park Service in the United States has released lottery information for those hoping to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting outside the White House in Washington DC.
Tickets are free for the November 28th event on the Ellipse, but anyone wishing to attend will have to enter a lottery for a chance to […]

October 12th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on White House Tree Lighting

Oxford Street Switch-on Date

The annual Oxford Street Christmas lights switch-on sets the scene for the festive season in the English capital, with live music and stunning new illuminations. This year, the event takes place on November 6th.

It’s the fifty-ninth year the road has been decorated for the season. Those recently given the honour of pushing the button […]

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