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Christmas Post Dates 2015

Christmas Post Dates 2015

Are you planning on sending mail abroad this Christmas? 25th December may still seem pretty far away but if your loved ones live in different countries and you’re going to be sending gifts and cards over, it’s never too early to prepare! The dates for international post are coming up, maybe sooner than you think! The last day that the Royal Mail is recommending for cheapest delivery (international economy) to Western European countries is November 17th. So there is not long at all if you require presents to travel to...

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Winter Wonderland Christmas Outlet - Will Be Open This Weekend...

Winter Wonderland Christmas Outlet - Will Be Open This Weekend...

Good afternoon everyone, as you may have noticed our Christmas Outlet is due to open its door to the public this coming Saturday. Now although this still remains the case, we will be still working on the shop creating a true Winter Wonderland. Due to a few minor issues, we're currently running a little behind! We would just like everyone to know that, if you are planning on coming along this weekend and are traveling a distance then we would advise that you come next week in order to get t

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Christmas Outlet Update!

Christmas Outlet Update!

With only 16 days to go until the doors of our brand new outlet store open, we can really see the progress that has been made so far, and we are really excited to share it with you! Our outlet store will be double the size this year, making room for even more of our fantastic Christmas stock. In our extension we will have a new house to showcase more of our many indoor and outdoor lights and decorations, which will have its own rooms, garage door and even a real car! As well as the house there

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Worldwide Christmas Traditions

Worldwide Christmas Traditions

Christmas is celebrated all around the world, but it’s not all about tinsel and turkey for everyone! Here are a few traditions from different countries, how many of these did you know? Czech Republic Santa Claus arrives on 5th December and gives out baskets of small presents that may include chocolate and fruit, the main presents are usually opened on Christmas Eve.Some people fast on Christmas Eve in hope that they will see a vision of the ‘golden pig’ appear on the wall

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What We All Look Forward To, The 2015 Christmas Markets!

What We All Look Forward To, The 2015 Christmas Markets!

Here in the UK we love a good Christmas Market! What better way to get well and truly into the Christmas spirit than to spend a winter evening meandering around little festive market stalls. Each year thousands of us flock to Christmas markets all over the country, so here are some of Britain’s favourites.Bookmark this page, you'll need it in a few months!!  Here are a handful of Christmas markets in the Yorkshire area, so you could always tie in an evening of Christmas shopping

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Christmas Light Shows in the USA

Christmas Light Shows in the USA

Christmas is one of the most loved festivals all around the world and America is definitely no exception, they have some of the most magnificent Christmas Light displays all over the country. Here are just a few displays we thought we would share with you to give you a taste of the American holiday season. Texas Trail of LightsLocated in Zilker Park, Austin, Texas, the Trail of Lights has been running since the 1960’s and has been a very popular attraction year after year. As well a

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Top Christmas Holiday Destinations – Spend Your Christmas in the Sun!

Top Christmas Holiday Destinations – Spend Your Christmas in the Sun!

Let’s face it, the weather over the festive period is generally rather miserable and chilly. You either love the winter or hate it! If it’s just not for you, you might be looking now at planning a getaway this Christmas in search for some winter sun. Here are a handful of destinations to inspire you…Morocco This is a prefect holiday choice if you’re looking for a taste of exotic but without travelling too far. Great displays of markets and crafts make it an excellent ch

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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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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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