July 2015

Christmas in the Capital City

Christmas in the Capital City

Are you around London for Christmas time? Many venues in London are guaranteed to have something special planned this year, so get all the family involved and enjoy the festivities! Keep checking all company websites for updates on all the activities you can enjoy. Here’s a little insight on what you can look forward to already… Harrods – Christmas Grotto Harrods are opening their Christmas Grotto again this year – a truly magical way to start off your Christmas. Creat

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Creative Ways to Countdown to Christmas 2015

Creative Ways to Countdown to Christmas 2015

Advent Calendars 1. How about making your own personalised version of the famous advent calendar? Get crafty this year by making your own calendars for all the family. Make tiny packages and peg from a wire, fill with your own chocolates, sweets, or other sweet treats, just like these found from http://www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/christmas-countdown. Personalise them by having each family members’ name on the top of their countdown. 2. Another great DIY advent calendar idea can be

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Just A Few Restaurants Taking Christmas Bookings In South Yorkshire

Just A Few Restaurants Taking Christmas Bookings In South Yorkshire

You can never be too organised when booking your Christmas meal, whether it is your annual work ‘do’ or the traditional family gathering. Here in Barnsley there are dozens of options of restaurants that are taking bookings already, so get in there fast to ensure you get your first choice!Here are just a handful of venues to inspire…Grille Steakhouse 66-68 Market Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 1SNSpeciality steak restaurant in Barnsley town centre.Offering a wide range of

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A Few Christmas Party Ideas For Those Who Like To Plan Ahead.

A Few Christmas Party Ideas For Those Who Like To Plan Ahead.

There is absolutely no harm in planning your festivities early, and 2015 is no exception. Here at UK Christmas World we’re already in the Christmas spirit, so we wanted to share with you some of this year’s Christmas Party ideas! Whether you are looking for a family friendly gathering, or an adults only ‘do’ we’ve got everything covered!Christmas time is family time, so get all the children excited by planning an extra special party. Choose a theme that they’

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What to Expect From Your Lapland Holiday

What to Expect From Your Lapland Holiday

So you’ve all ready to go on your dream holiday, there’s no doubt it will be anything but magical, surrounded by the most magnificent, breath taking scenery and home to the big man in red, Santa Claus, himself. Chances are it may be the ultimate once in a lifetime trip, so knowing how to make the best of it while you are there is essential. In this blog we will share with you advice on what to expect when you arrive in the beautiful winter wonderland.Is Lapland suitable for all the

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20 Fun Facts About Christmas That We Bet You Never Knew

20 Fun Facts About Christmas That We Bet You Never Knew

We love a good fun fact, so here are some Christmas based trivia we think you will love. Use them at your Christmas parties and impress your family and friends! Make sure to bookmark this post, as you'll need it on Christmas Day to impress your family. 1. The first ever Christmas tree wasn’t a tree at all, it was in fact made of dyed goose feathers and came from Germany2. The term ‘Xmas’ comes from Greece, X is the Greek symbol for Christ3. Riga in Latvia was the home to

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The Magic of The Blackpool Illuminations & Christmas Lights

The Magic of The Blackpool Illuminations & Christmas Lights

Known for being one of Britain’s favourite seasonal events, the Blackpool Illuminations have been lighting up the west coast of England every year since 1912. Showcasing every type of light you could imagine; neon lights, lasers, light bulbs, searchlights, fibre optics and floodlights, they really are an impressive display.Spanning 10 kilometres of coastline and using Christmas lights with over 1 million bulbs in total, the event fills Blackpool with excitement and wonder every year betwe

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A Winter Holiday In Lapland The Real 'Winter Wonderland'

A Winter Holiday In Lapland The Real 'Winter Wonderland'

Trying to select your perfect winter holiday destination this year? Well look no further! Tucked into the North of Finland is the beautifully picturesque Lapland. Snow topped mountains, with forests and wilderness stretching as far as the eye can see, the home of Santa Claus himself, and cosy log cabins you thought you only saw in fairy tales, make up only a few of the reasons Lapland is the perfect destination this winter.Not only is Lapland the perfect holiday for families – guaranteed

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Stay Safe With Your Christmas Lights

Stay Safe With Your Christmas Lights

Everyone looks forward to Christmas time, in particular to putting the decorations up around the home and garden. LED Christmas lights make up a huge part of the trimmings, so it is important to make sure they are safe for use before we can enjoy them.We tend to use our favourite Christmas lights year after year and in many cases tend to forget to check the safety of them. If you have any concerns about your lights, it is better to be safe than sorry, so throw them out and invest in some new on

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Christmas in Summer- Party Ideas

Christmas in Summer- Party Ideas

Christmas is one of the most loved holidays of the year and is so much fun, with endless ways to get all of the family involved in the festivities. Why not throw a Christmas party during the summer months; combining all the major traditions of Christmas and the features of summer that everyone loves, it’s the best of both worlds!July 25th would be an ideal time to host a Christmas party in the summer, as it is exactly half way to the real thing! Get all your family or friends around to yo

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