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Klaus Oscar Nomination

"Klaus", the first original animated feature film released by Netflix, has been nominated for an Academy award. The Spanish-made animation about the origins of Santa Claus was written and directed by Sergio Pablos and stars J.K. Simmons, Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones and Joan Cusack. The other Oscar nominees in this category include "Toy Story 4" [...]

January 13th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Klaus Oscar Nomination

Vote Christmas in Classical Poll

Classic FM’s vote for the annual classical music Hall of Fame opens this month and results will be revealed over the Easter weekend in April. You can vote for your three favourite pieces online at we want you to go Christmassy. We encourage you to take part and suggest you consider voting for a [...]

January 8th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Vote Christmas in Classical Poll

Orthodox Christmas Day Dawns

As Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe, along with other parts of the world, celebrate Christmas on January 7 it is our delight to wish you a very happy and peaceful Christmas Day. The day is a time of reflection and healing in many eastern European countries, but it is also a day for feasting [...]

January 7th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Orthodox Christmas Day Dawns

Epiphany: Merry Little Christmas

It is our delight to wish all of you celebrating the feast of Epiphany today all the happiness in the world. Sometimes called Three Kings' Day, January 6th is celebrated in some traditions as "Little Christmas". Epiphany, a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ, principally commemorates the visit [...]

January 6th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Epiphany: Merry Little Christmas

Twelfth Night Debate

There has long been confusion over the date of Twelfth Night, a time when people across the UK take down their Christmas decorations. To help clear that up somewhat, Twelfth Night is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “the evening of the 5th of January...the eve of Epiphany, formerly the last day of the [...]

January 5th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Twelfth Night Debate

New Year Health Boxed Off

Planning to kick start the New Year health regime once the decorations are down this weekend? We suggest you take a look at Boxed Off. We love the products from the brilliant environmentally friendly British company. It has created a fantastic range of health food supplement boxes, tailoring to specific needs. What a perfect New Year [...]

January 4th, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on New Year Health Boxed Off

Record Showing for Gavin & Stacey

The "Gavin and Stacey" Christmas special on BBC One on Christmas Day was the UK's most-watched scripted TV programme of the 2010s. According to new audience figures, only sporting events like the 2012 Olympics and the 2010 "X Factor" final were watched by more people in the past decade. Some 17.1 million viewers tuned in [...]

January 3rd, 2020|Latest News|Comments Off on Record Showing for Gavin & Stacey

Happy New Year!

As we enter a new decade, we at How to Christmas want to wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Bring on the Twenties! Check out our New Year Celebrations page for ideas and inspiration.  

December 31st, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Top of the Carols for 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, "O Holy Night" has topped the Classic FM poll for the nation's favourite carol. "Silent Night" came in second and Holst's version of "In the Bleak Midwinter" third. The UK's all classical music station reveals its top 30, as voted for by the public, every Christmas. Originally a French carol, [...]

December 27th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Top of the Carols for 2019

Gavin & Stacey Ratings Winner

Gavin & Stacey's sit-com comeback has proved a resounding hit. The BBC One show achieved the best Christmas Day television ratings for more than a decade, according to overnight figures, having been watched by an average of 11.6 million viewers. When it aired at at 8.30 in the evening, almost half (49.2%) of all TV [...]

December 26th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Gavin & Stacey Ratings Winner