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Cheeky Elf at Thorntons

Thorntons is adding a Cheeky Elf to its chocolate novelty figures collection this Christmas. Two sizes will be available, retailing at £2 for the 60g figure and £5 for the 200g. Jolly Reindeer and The Snowman novelties will also be available.

Thorntons Christmas Selection boxes will feature a new design and will include limited addition […]

August 15th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Cheeky Elf at Thorntons

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar

Yankee Candle is the first brand we know to unveil its Advent calendar for this Christmas and the company is offering three choices: Holiday Sparkle Advent, Fold Out Advent or Christmas Tower Advent. 

Prices range from £24.99 to £74.99 and will be available from October. Each calendar will contain a selection of Yankee Candle products, in […]

August 15th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Yankee Candle Advent Calendar

Aled’s Wing Walking in the Air

Singer and Classic FM presenter Aled Jones, who famously made a hit song of The Snowman’s “Walking in the Air” as a boy, is to raise money for charity by attempting to put the lyrics into action.

Aled is taking on a hair-raising wing walking challenge for Global’s Make Some Noise next month. The more […]

August 14th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Aled’s Wing Walking in the Air

Burton Agnes Hall at Christmas

Burton Agnes Hall, near Bridlington in Yorkshire, will be decorated for Christmas this year from November 14th until December 23rd.  The Cunliffe-Lister family gather natural products from the Hall’s award winning gardens and estate to create beautiful, original decorations. A huge Christmas tree from the estate’s forestland will dominate the Great Hall, while the […]

August 13th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Burton Agnes Hall at Christmas

Chester Christmas Market

Chester’s Christmas market this year takes place from Friday November 16th to Saturday December 22nd outside the Town Hall Square and Chester Cathedral, trading between 10am-6pm Sunday to Wednesday, 10am–8pm on Thursday and 10am–7pm Friday and Saturday. There will be more than 70 traditional wooden chalets nestled around a sparkling Christmas tree.

August 11th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Chester Christmas Market

Liverpool Horse Show Returns

Liverpool International Horse Show is back for the fourth year and tickets are now on sale. The four-day event returns to the ECHO Arena from Friday December 28th to Monday December 31st 2018.

It features some of the world’s finest riders, including Olympians, competing for the ultimate Grand Prix Liver Bird Show Jumping trophy.

August 11th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Liverpool Horse Show Returns

Halle Christmas Extravaganza

December 21st 2018 at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

So imagine…it’s December 21st, just a few days to go to Christmas,  excitement is building. Sounds like celebrations are in order with Stephen Bell and the Hallé Orchestra at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. They will be joined by guest artist Noah Stewart, one of the UK’s most popular […]

August 5th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Halle Christmas Extravaganza

Heatwave Impacts Christmas Dinner

The sweltering British summer has been enjoyed by many, endured by some, and shows no sign of abating this weekend. But it could mean bad news for UK Christmas dinners and seasonal cheeseboards this year as the heat hits many traditional festive foods and causes smaller and poorer harvests.

Stilton cheese could be in scant supply […]

August 4th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Heatwave Impacts Christmas Dinner

The Big Give Returns

Making a welcome festive return for 2018 is The Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest online match-funding campaign.

For seven days, it offers supporters of participating charities the opportunity to have their donations doubled at

Since the Big Give – founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Alec Reed – was launched in 2008, the […]

August 3rd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on The Big Give Returns

Selfridges Rocks Christmas

With 145 days to Christmas, Selfridges has opened its festive shop in its flagship Oxford Street store in London. It is said to be the first department store in the world to open its Christmas shop.

The theme is “Selfridges Rocks Christmas”, taking inspiration from rock n’ all and pop music culture.

The first phase is […]

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