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Get Set to Jump Into Jumper Day

Tomorrow is Christmas Jumper Day and will once again be in aid of “Save the Children”, with 100% of proceeds going to the charity.

The idea behind the annual event is to wear a festive sweater on Christmas Jumper Day and donate money to the charity – be it a personal donation or from fund-raising […]

December 13th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Get Set to Jump Into Jumper Day

Festive Football TV Dates

England’s Premier League football fixtures are big Christmas crowd pleasers. Here are the fixtures, dates, times (in GMT) and the UK channel televising the matches:
Friday December 21: Wolves v Liverpool (20:00) – Sky Sports

Saturday December 22: Arsenal v Burnley (12:30) – Sky Sports; Cardiff v Man Utd (17:30) – BT Sport

Sunday December 23: Everton […]

December 12th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Festive Football TV Dates

John Legend’s Christmas

American singer John Legend, the youngest person ever to complete the major awards set of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, is enjoying more success with his first album of Christmas music.

The album is entitled “A Legendary Christmas”and includes 14 tracks, among them “Silver Bells”, “What Christmas Means to Me”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little […]

December 11th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on John Legend’s Christmas

Carols in Trafalgar Square

The joyous annual programme of Christmas carols returns to London’s Trafalgar Square from today (December 10th) to December 21st (excluding Saturday 15th).

The Greater London Authority provides one-hour sessions for groups to use for carol singing at the base of the famous Trafalgar Square Christmas tree. In all, some 40 carol groups or choirs will each sing […]

December 10th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Carols in Trafalgar Square

Unicorn Bedtime Tale

We are excited to share with our younger audience a new bedtime story: “Where’s My Unicorn Horn?”
Camille is a new-born unicorn…or is she? There is something missing that makes the creatures of the forest  believe she might, in fact, be a horse. Camille sets out to prove them wrong.

This is a story for any […]

December 9th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Unicorn Bedtime Tale

Christmas Posting Deadlines

Here is a reminder of the Royal Mail posting deadline dates for the UK for 2018, along with its international mailing deadlines.
The UK cut-off posting dates for 2018 are:

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December 8th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Christmas Posting Deadlines

Oxford Festive Markets

Oxford City Council decided the Christmas stalls in Broad Street will stay open for five extra days in 2018, making it the longest run in Oxford’s nine-year festive market history. It will be held for 16 days in all, starting today (December 7) and running until December 22.

December 7th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Oxford Festive Markets

Classical Take on Mariah

A new symphonic recording of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is available to stream now through classicfm.com.

December 6th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Classical Take on Mariah

Happy St Nick’s Day

Happy St Nicholas Day to all those celebrating this special occasion across the globe. We hope your gifts and treats were delivered in abundance.

December 6th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Happy St Nick’s Day

Netflix Originals

Lighting up the small screen right now on Netflix are these original Christmas movies:
“The Christmas Chronicles”

Kurt Russell is a Santa with attitude, but he finds himself in quite the pickle when his sleigh crashes. Can the very people that caused his problems be the ones to save Christmas? The production values are high, Russell […]

December 6th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Netflix Originals