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Peter Pan Review, Aylesbury Watersite Theatre

Peter Pan Review, Aylesbury Watersite Theatre

Last night we went to see Peter Pan at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on our annual family trip to the panto. This is the fifth panto we have been to at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and I think this year has been the best so far. The […]

Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

You really can’t beat a good old pantomime during the festive period, and tonight we were treated to a wonderful evening at Wycombe Swan watching this year’s panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This show really does have it all, and it had our […]

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

This Christmas, there’s no place like Wicked as the spectacular touring production flies back to the Palace Theatre in Manchester for one final engagement. Wicked is already the 6th longest running Broadway show in history and the 14th longest running West End show in history. Around the world, Wicked has […]

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

We were invited along to Waddesdon Manor last week to experience their Christmas Carnival themed displays, so if you’re not quite feeling festive enough yet, then make sure you pay them a visit. We went along to Waddesdon’s Christmas display last year and I have to […]

Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Why not write a letter to Santa and get an answer in time for Christmas? It’s such a lovely way to encourage your children to write and if you want an answer by Christmas you need to send it to the address below by 7 […]

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland is back for 2018 with the ultimate Christmas experience. From 15 November 2018 until 6 January 2019 you’ll be able to enjoy ice skating, fun fair attractions, food, drink and plenty of Christmas cheer! Attractions at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland The Admiral Ice […]

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland will be open on 22nd November 2018 from 4-10pm for a special public preview and then from 23rd November 2018 until 6th January 2019 they will be open every day from 10am – 10pm, except Christmas Day. It’s not just Santa that needs a rest on […]

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Who can resist the lure of traditional Christmas pantomimes? Men dressed as women, sweets hurled into the audience, no one frowning over your rowdy children, and some risqué gags for the parents thrown in for good measure. What’s not to love! We’ve pulled together a […]

The Grinch is coming to Cinemas this weekend

The Grinch is coming to Cinemas this weekend

The Grinch is back, and he’s had a revamp! Everyone’s favourite Christmas baddie is set to return this weekend from 9 November, and is guaranteed to have little ones (and bigger ones) chuckling into their popcorn. The Grinch lives alone in a cave, and he […]

Christmas Gift Guide: Ideas for Children 2018

Christmas Gift Guide: Ideas for Children 2018

Santa is dusting off his red suit, the reindeers are resting ready for the big night and everything in the North Pole is well and truly gearing up for a magical Christmas 2018. We’ve been speaking to an Elf in the know and have this […]

Aldi Christmas advert takes inspiration from Coca-Cola

Aldi Christmas advert takes inspiration from Coca-Cola

Now Halloween is behind us and we’re into November, we’re starting to see Christmas ads everywhere. Aldi’s Christmas advert has caught our attention as it looks like they have taken inspiration from the famous Coca-Cola “Holidays are coming” advert. The ad features the adorable Kevin […]

Mary Poppins Returns: This Christmas’ Big Family Movie

Mary Poppins Returns: This Christmas’ Big Family Movie

See “Mary Poppins Returns” in cinemas across the UK from 21 December 2018 and we absolutely can’t wait! In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the […]

The Best Christmas Lights Switch On Events in the UK

The Best Christmas Lights Switch On Events in the UK

There’s always something quite special about wrapping up in your warmest gear, sipping mulled wine and waiting in the crisp air to watch the local celebrity turn on the Christmas lights. Here are the details for some of the best Christmas light switch on events […]

The 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour

The 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Holidays are Coming… The iconic Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour is back for 2018, spreading holiday magic across UK! Find your nearest stop… #HolidaysAreComing The countdown to Christmas has now officially started!  Now in its eighth year of bringing festive joy to people across the UK, The 2018 tour […]

Best Board Games for Families at Christmas

Best Board Games for Families at Christmas

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a bit of ‘good natured’ boys v girls competition in the form of board games. And it doesn’t stop there, you’ll be spoilt for choice for the children too. Whether you like a good bit of rivalry, or just want […]

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

There’s not much beats the smell of Christmas markets with all those yummy food stalls, mulled wine and Christmas scented goodies, and it’s something the whole family can enjoy. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite Christmas Markets, to make it that bit easier […]


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