Bing Crosby's family are releasing a new collection of the legendary crooner's seasonal songs and hope "White Christmas" might take the coveted top spot in the UK singles chart at Christmas for the first time. The re-worked version of the classic song, featuring Bing's original vocals and the backing of the London Symphony Orchestra, will [...]
Festive films return to the Luna Cinema at St George’s Hall, Liverpool this Christmas. The big screen in the iconic Great Hall will show such movies as “Elf”, “Home Alone” and “The Holiday” from December 17-23. Check out a whole host of Christmas films in our Music & Movies section.
First it was a must-have album. Now it is a must-see show. We’re talking “Now That’s What I Call Christmas” and it is taking place at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on December 17. The singalong pop classics in the show include “Merry Christmas Everybody”, “Fairytale of New York”, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” and “Baby It’s [...]
It's on ice...but is ready to hit the airwaves very soon. Hugely anticipated movie sequel "Frozen 2" comes, as you might expect, with an accompanying album. The film is out in late November, with the album released on November 17. The 2013 original film brought us the massive hit “Let It Go”, sung by Idina [...]
Santa will again take flight as Southampton Christmas Festival celebrates its fifth year - and it will be expanded for 2019. The UK's only flying Santa will be riding high as the event starts above Bar Street and Bargate Street. The big man's interactive show can be seen twice daily. The free festival features live [...]
The cobbled piazza and market buildings are resplendent in fairy light delight at London's Covent Garden this Christmas. The switch-on date has been announced as November 12. There is the huge and impressive tree and more than 320 metres of garlands, along with around 100,000 pea lights suspended within the historic Market Building.
Aled Jones presents a concert of seasonal classics, festive readings and joyful song at London's Barbican this Christmas, including a selection of favourite carols for all. Conducted by Adrian Lucas and with guest soprano Jennifer France, songs will include Willcocks' "Jingle Bells", Cullen's "Joy to the World" and Blake's "Walking in the Air". It all [...]
The Peter Rabbit Grotto is returning to the intu Trafford centre near Manchester this Christmas. Shopping centre managers said it proved such a hit last year that they have decided to bring it back. Mrs Tiggy Winkle is taking over from Jemima Puddle-Duck and will be decorating biscuits with children. The grotto will be open outside [...]
Ipswich Christmas lights will be illuminated, both at the tree in the Cornhill and bauble tree outside the University of Suffolk, on November 21. The first of the town's late night shopping events will take place on the same evening. Many shops will stay open until 9pm every Thursday in the run-up to Christmas to allow [...]
Lea Michele, the actress and singer who made her name in television series “Glee”, is releasing a festive album on October 25 entitled “Christmas in the City”. Glee cast-mates Darren Criss and Jonathan Groff are among those joining her on the album, which features seasonal classics, as well as a new track “Christmas in New [...]