June 2013

The Origin of Christmas Traditions

The Origin of Christmas Traditions

Christmas is the time of year when Christians around the world begin to celebrate the birth of Christ, the very word Christmas comes from the Old English Cristes Maesse which translates as “Christ’s Mass”. Have you ever wondered where the rest of our timely traditions come from? Here are a few answers to the questions of Christmas. Xmas is a well-known abbreviation for the term Christmas, but where does this abbreviation come from? The term Xmas stems from two prominent l

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UK Christmas World to support Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

UK Christmas World to support Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Christmas Day is almost 6 months away and the team here at UK Christmas World have chosen the charity we wish to support during the festive period.Forget Me Not Children's Hospice supports children with life limiting conditions and their families in the West Yorkshire area and we plan to do everything we can this year to make Christmas special for the children and their families.Every penny counts, here are a few examples of how our support will be able to assist with the huge annual running co

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Things you Didn’t Know About Christmas Trees

Things you Didn’t Know About Christmas Trees

Christmas trees may not be the most obvious choice when it comes down to conversation starters, but if ever you find yourself in sudden need of a seasonal cue to get the conversation flowing, here are a few simple facts to rescue the day. Did you know that the first ever Christmas tree to be decorated was in Riga, the capital of Latvia? This occurred in 1510 but didn’t become a well-known tradition until 1850 when the commercial selling of Christmas trees began in America. A year lat

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Less than 200 days until Christmas!

Less than 200 days until Christmas!

With less than 200 days until Christmas the team at UK Christmas World are rapidly putting together our new range for the festive season. With over 500 new products and some of the best deals online we do hope that this year we have something to suit all budgets and tastes.With over 50 artificial trees to choose from including fibre optic, pre lit, super slim trees (ideal when you have limited space), new PE artificial trees, coloured Christmas trees and pop up trees we are proud to have o

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