"The First Nowell: A Christmas Gala Evening" at St Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields has been renowned for centuries for its beautiful Georgian building in the heart of London, for its inspiring music and its work with homeless and vulnerable people. To raise money to continue this work, St Martin’s is hosting a Christmas Gala Evening on [...]
Another date for your diary... The annual Christmas events at Manor Farm Park & Woodlands in the English Midlands start on December 7. For more information go to manorfarm.info.
Counting down to Christmas in Northern Ireland can be done in a certain continental style at the Belfast Christmas Market. The venue for 2019 is the grounds of Belfast City Hall; the start date is November 16 and it will run until December 22 - that's more than a month of festive fun and frolics.
UK supermarket Tesco has revealed some of its Christmas food range for 2019, including a host of new additions catering for those with allergies or following vegetarian or vegan diets. Look out for an interesting variation for a festive cheese platter, that allows you to make your own ‘drunken’ cheese, and the edible plant pots [...]
The Big Give has extended the deadline for applications for this year’s Christmas Challenge to July 19. The online match funding campaign offers participating charities up to £25,000 in match funding. However, because more match funding has been secured for this year, The Big Give is now seeking further applications. Visit fundraising.co.uk for more details.
Pantomimes are a quintessentially British part of Christmas and a whole host of this year’s UK offerings are now listed on our Pantomime & Theatre page, with opening dates, venues and celebrity names. Simply CLICK HERE to see our selections for 2019.
The Chatsworth Christmas Market will be held this year from November 15 to December 3. Soak up the Christmas market atmosphere as you browse more than 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations. Chatsworth is in the heart of the Peak District and is always a splendid place to visit in the [...]
Padstow's Christmas Festival is always a seasonal Cornish highlight and runs this year from December 5th to 9th. You can find festive treats in the Christmas market, see demonstrations from top chefs and take part in the annual Santa Fun Run for charity. For all the details visit padstowchristmasfestival.co.uk.
Christmas Day is the release date in the USA of a new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic 1868 novel “Little Women”, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern and James Norton. The film will premiere in the UK early in the New Year (January 17, 2020).
The Victorian Matlock Christmas Market this year will take place on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December. The market will be open from 9am – 6pm on Friday and Sunday, 9am – 7pm on Saturday. Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire in the southeastern part of the Peak District.