September 2014

Rome wasn't built in a day...

Rome wasn't built in a day...

We don't like letting people down but want to ensure that our new showroom is looking magical, we were due to open fully today (27th September) but have faced a few more delays with builders, suppliers and wet paint! Over the weekend our team are going to be working hard to put the finishing touches to what will be something totally unique in the area.The Christmas outlet will now officially open on Wednesday the 1st October...we promise!Based between junction 37 and 38 of the M1 We are ea

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Just Two Days To Go!

Just Two Days To Go!

The guys here at UK Christmas World have been working around the clock this week as we get ready for the grand opening of Yorkshire's largest Christmas Outlet. We are now putting the final touches to the custom built Christmas village and are getting well and truly in the Christmas sprit by decorating it all. We are planning on having over 1,500 Christmas decorations on show, these include LED Christmas Lights (in all of our available colours), Christmas inflatables, Christmas display

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Baileys Fruity Christmas Loaf Recipe - Week 7

Baileys Fruity Christmas Loaf Recipe - Week 7

Baileys Fruity Christmas Loaf RecipeThis week we headed over to the Returns Department house for some Christmas baking with Jackie!Ingredients6oz Plain Flour6oz Caster Sugar6oz Margarine½ tsp Baking Powder2 Large Eggs¼ Pint Baileys6oz of mixed dried & fresh fruit (Of your Choice)Icing Sugar4oz Icing Sugar1 tbsp warm waterI tsp Vanilla FlavouringMethod Heat oven to 140C/Fan. Butter and line a 1lb loaf tin with grease proof paper.In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and cast

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Winter Wonderland Christmas Outlet Update...

Winter Wonderland Christmas Outlet Update...

As with all major construction projects we have ran into a slight delay with our Winter Wonderland Project. Yorkshire's largest Christmas Outlet was due to open its festive doors in just 3 days however due to some unforeseen circumstances we have had to put that off by a week. Our new official opening date for the Christmas Outlet is now September 27th 214. On behalf of everyone here at UK Christmas World we would like to apologise for the slight delay however we would much prefer to get the jo

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Chocolate Christmas Yule Log Recipe - Week 6

Chocolate Christmas Yule Log Recipe - Week 6

Chocolate Christmas Yule Log This week we headed over to the Office Managers house for some Christmas baking with Siobhan!Ingredients7 Eggs180g Caster Sugar180g Plain Flour3 Tbsp Cocoa Powder210g Margarine320g Icing Sugar (Use more if required)250g Dark Chocolate250 ml Double Cream150g RaspberriesMethod:(1) Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C. Butter and line the base and sides of a large swiss roll tin with grease proof paper.(2) Place the caster sugar and eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk until p

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10 Foot Inflatable Reindeer Spotted On BBC1's TV Show, Scrappers.

10 Foot Inflatable Reindeer Spotted On BBC1's TV Show, Scrappers.

Last Friday was a great day for us here at UK Christmas World as we spotted a a fantastic Christmas display over on BBC1. Not only is it really nice to see a lovely Christmas display on your television in September but turned out to be all products from our very own online Christmas store.  If you are familiar with the television show called Scrappers then you may have spotted some of our items up on display in last weeks series finale. The large and very appealing Christmas display was re

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Top Kids Toys For Christmas 2014

Top Kids Toys For Christmas 2014

The UK Christmas World team have been searching the internet for this years 10 most eagerly anticipated Christmas gifts for kids. Even though it is only September and the rush to get presents seems a long way off, the top toy sellers have already predicted what the best sellers will be and this year they are set to be more hi tech than ever!One of this years must haves is a doll called Cayla, Sync her with an Android or iOS device via Bluetooth and she will use speech-to-text technology to look

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Yorkshire's Largest Christmas Outlet - 10 Days Away

Yorkshire's Largest Christmas Outlet - 10 Days Away

Everyone here at UK Christmas World are giddy with excitement as our grand opening of Yorkshire's largest Christmas Outlet is now only a mear 10 days away.We open the doors to the public on September 20th 2014, it is going to be a groundbreaking day full of Christmas festivities. Over the past few weeks our team have been hard at work building this one of a kind Winter wonderland which is going to host over 2,000 Christmas lights, trees and decorations and our very own Santa's grotto.We're all

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Sticky Christmas Marshmallow Bars Recipe - Week 5

Sticky Christmas Marshmallow Bars Recipe - Week 5

This week were at Hayley’s House Customer Care consultant and Tea Girl.This is the perfect Christmas bake when you have little hands to help or keep occupied. This easy recipe is fool proof and involves no baking so all the family can help and join in.Ingredients100g milk chocolate100g white chocolate100g dark chocolate1 large bag marshmallows150g Unsalted butter50g dried cranberries50g mixed raisins and sultanas25g cashew nuts25g dried bananas200g shortbread biscuits2 tbsp grounded cinna

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Our Top 10 Christmas Books You Must Read This Year

Our Top 10 Christmas Books You Must Read This Year

September has pounced up on us already, where has the Summer gone? Although the weather may start to take a turn for the worse one thing we can say that will surly put a smile on our faces is that "it's September, one month closer to Christmas!" With only 114 days till Christmas this year, we thought that now would be a perfect time to share with you all our UK Christmas World Top Ten Christmas books. 114 days should just about give you enough time to get through them all putting you in a festi

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