November 2013

5 Gifts you Shouldn't Give at Christmas

5 Gifts you Shouldn't Give at Christmas

It’s almost that time of year again where each and every one of us makes a mad dash for the stores to purchase last minute gifts for Christmas. However, even though you’re in a rush there are still some gifts that you simply should not give during the festive period. If you’re that auntie that always gives the same gift or the grandmother who still believes oranges are exactly what children wish to receive, we’ve got a few tips to change that. #5 – UnderwearIt

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20 Christmas Songs we Couldn't Live Without - Part Two

20 Christmas Songs we Couldn't Live Without - Part Two

Earlier in the month we left you with the first half of our top twenty favourite Christmas songs of all time. Today we are pleased to announce that we have brought to you the second half of our list; it wasn’t easy to select the top 10 out of our twenty, but here they are. #10: Merry Xmas Everybody – SladeThis song is very well known and will often get the adrenaline pumping in those looking forward to celebrating Christmas. If you’re looking for motivation to begin the w

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20 Christmas Songs we Couldn't Live Without – Part One

20 Christmas Songs we Couldn't Live Without – Part One

Nothing spells Christmas like a sing along to a few traditional Christmas songs; although here at UK Christmas World we couldn’t settle on just a few Christmas songs, we couldn’t even settle on our top 10. So, here’s our top 20 Christmas songs that every family celebrating Christmas needs for a truly traditional and memorable Christmas. #20: Christmas All Over Again – Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersWe begin our list with a very contemporary family favourite that y

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The Trendy Christmas Jumpers Of 2013, Have You Got One?

The Trendy Christmas Jumpers Of 2013, Have You Got One?

The humble Christmas themed jumper was once a dreaded present from an eccentric Aunt but due to a recent revival is now enjoyed once more as a Christmas staple. They come in all shapes and sizes and range from tasteful to, shall we say, gregarious. The aim isn’t to look good, but feel good. The Santa Suit Christmas Jumper, Exlusive To UK Christmas WorldIf you’re looking to extend the Christmas spirit to your attire then a jumper is the way forward. You may wish to choose a shop

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Spending Christmas with your Children

Spending Christmas with your Children

The winter holidays provide you with the perfect chance to spend some time with your children. With the schools shut and many public places closed for the festive period, children can become bored very quickly - and when children are bored parents are frustrated and quickly overwhelmed by the demands of their children. So to prevent this unnecessary disturbance within your home we’ve chosen 10 activities that you can do with your children this Christmas. #10 – Watch a FilmThere

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2013 Christmas Light Switch On's From 5 Top UK Cities

2013 Christmas Light Switch On's From 5 Top UK Cities

Christmas Light Switch on’s!Where: London, Oxford StreetWhen: Tuesday 12th November 2013 from 5pmWho: Jessie JAdded Extras: James Arthur, Conor MaynardOne of the most renowned streets in the UK, London Oxford Street Christmas lights are set to light up the capital city again this festive season! The official switch on for these lights is one of the biggest in the world and attracts thousands of spectators each year, both for the big turn on and then simply to see the lights in all their g

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Preparing For a Stress Free Christmas

Preparing For a Stress Free Christmas

As we grow older Christmas can often become less of a celebration and more of a frustration – this is largely due to the increase in our responsibilities and our improved understanding of the origins of Christmas. However there are various tasks and chores that you can complete before the big day to give yourself and your family and friends a stress free Christmas. HouseworkOne of the worst things about getting ready for the lead up to Christmas is knowing that you have a lot of chor

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