Christmas Traditions

Getting Ready For Santa

Getting Ready For Santa

It's only a matter of days now until Santa will be on his way! Check out this blog for some fun ideas to try this Christmas Eve, it may even be the start of a new tradition for you and your family! We also have lots of great products here at UKCW to help you get everything you need ready for Santa's arrival...

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Why Do We Have Candles at Christmas?

Why Do We Have Candles at Christmas?

Many of us will have candles, tea lights and candle bridges displayed in our homes at Christmas time, but why? Where did this tradition come from? In this blog we explore a little about the origins of the traditional Christmas candle, and some of the fantastic products we have on offer that will add something special to your decorations this year!

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Christmas Memories

Christmas Memories

February is here but we're still clinging to the last of the memories from Christmas 2016! What are your favourite things about Christmas time? Are yours listed here in this blog? Perhaps you have a fond memory we have missed - be sure to let us know if so!...

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Where Did Santa Claus Come From?

Where Did Santa Claus Come From?

Santa is probably one of the most famous things about Christmas, especially for children. But where did the legend of Santa come from? In this blog we want to go back in time to discover the history behind the big man in red, perfect as Christmas Eve is coming up so quickly!

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Why Are Nutcrackers Associated With Christmas?

Why Are Nutcrackers Associated With Christmas?

We love to see the little wooden faces of the popular Christmas nutcrackers! They play a part in many of our festive displays but where did they come from? Continue reading this short blog to find out some fun facts about one of our favourite decorations!

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Creative Ways to Countdown to Christmas

Creative Ways to Countdown to Christmas

If you’re just as excited as us to be on the big festive countdown, keep reading! In this blog we’d like to share some unique countdown ideas that we have found online, as well as some of our own fantastic advent calendar products here at UK Christmas World! Why not try something a little different this year when counting down to the big day?!

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Ways to Get Into the Christmas Spirit

Ways to Get Into the Christmas Spirit

If you're anything like us, you're itching to get cracking with the festivities this year! In this blog we share with you some of the great, traditional ways to get in the Christmas mood, for when the winter months get closer! Any of these sound familiar to you and your family?...

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Meanings Behind Christmas Decorations

Meanings Behind Christmas Decorations

Ever wondered why we decorate our homes and what all the famous symbols mean? Where do our decorations come from? Read this blog to find out more about our Christmas history, as well as to get some inspiration from our great products...

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Christmas in Different Cultures

Christmas in Different Cultures

Christmas is celebrated all over the world by many different kinds of people and these celebrations differ in all sorts of cultures. Read on to find out some interesting facts about Christmas all over the globe!

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