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Padstow Christmas Festival Called Off

Organisers have announced that the 2021 Padstow Christmas Festival in Cornwall – due to be held from December 2 to 5 - will not take place this year over continuing Covid and public health concerns. Tina Evans, chairman of the organising committee, stated on the festival website: “We arrived at this decision after a lot [...]

July 26th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Padstow Christmas Festival Called Off

Christmas in July Anyone?

In a basic sense, Christmas in July is a way for some people in southern hemisphere countries to enjoy the festivities to a winter backdrop, as their chilly season falls in June, July and August. They still celebrate Christmas in all its sunny glory in December – and that remains their proper festive season, regardless of the [...]

July 8th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Christmas in July Anyone?

Copenhagen’s Christmas Capital Project

Danish city planners are aiming to make Copenhagen the 2021 European Christmas capital after announcing DKK 1 million (over EUR 134 million) has been put aside for the implementation of festive initiatives and projects. Businesses are being invited to create ways in which they can help the Danish capital grow its reputation as an attractive Christmas [...]

July 5th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Copenhagen’s Christmas Capital Project

Exciting Junemas Tipping Point

We at How to Christmas like this particular date in the summer - this year more than ever. That's because we are about to tip in to the point of no return…the point when we are nearer next Christmas than last. And not only that, we also have Junemas to celebrate. We have enjoyed updating you so [...]

June 25th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Exciting Junemas Tipping Point

Star Voice Talent for Netflix Robin Animation

Gillian Anderson, Richard E. Grant and Adeel Akhtar are to voice characters in a stop-motion animation short on Netflix this festive season entitled ‘Robin Robin’. It has been created by the Aaardman studio that brought Wallace & Gromit to life and is set to premiere on November 27. The thirty-minute film, co-directed by Daniel Ojari [...]

June 17th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Star Voice Talent for Netflix Robin Animation

Hallmark’s Christmas in July Set for Lift Off

Amy Acker and Kristian Bruun will star in "Crashing Through the Snow" as the Hallmark Channel's Christmas in July season opens for business again next month. Other highlights include a movie marathon on July 10 and 11, Soap Sunday on July 18 and Countdown to Christmas Hits on July 24 and 25. "Crashing Through the Snow" [...]

June 10th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Hallmark’s Christmas in July Set for Lift Off

Tree Wonderland Bournemouth Bound

Bournemouth council bosses have confirmed the spectacular Christmas Tree Wonderland  will return to the town this year after the pandemic caused cancellation of last year's event. BCP Council called off the 2020 wonderland in early September last year and the local authority then cancelled the scaled down Christmas Market. But now it has been reported [...]

June 6th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Tree Wonderland Bournemouth Bound

Worcester Set for New Festive Market

The people of Worcester could this year enjoy an almost month-long Christmas market after proposals presented by the local council. The new market would see 30 wooden chalets housed on the High Street from December 2 to December 23, with more stalls in Cathedral Square across two weekends in December. The annual Victorian Christmas fayre will [...]

June 5th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Worcester Set for New Festive Market

Market Off – Replacement Events Planned

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre, which has annually attracted about 130,000 visitors to the bustling market town, has been cancelled for a second consecutive year over Covid concerns. But the council reports a series of other Christmas events are planned instead. The ‘Christmas in Bury St Edmunds Initiative’ has been established with the aim of [...]

June 4th, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Market Off – Replacement Events Planned

Lohan Signs Up for Netflix Christmas Movie

News out of Hollywood is that Lindsay Lohan has signed up to appear in a festive-themed romantic comedy for streaming giant Netflix. According to Variety magazine, Lohan is set to play a “newly engaged, spoiled hotel heiress [who] finds herself in the care of a handsome, blue-collar lodge owner and his precocious daughter in the days [...]

June 3rd, 2021|Latest News|Comments Off on Lohan Signs Up for Netflix Christmas Movie