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Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

Christmas events Yorkshire 2018 – Are you looking for events and things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, attractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire.  I’ll add […]

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

I think Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to travel and visit Festive Christmas Markets and events!  I have gathered suggestions of some of the most magical festivals of Christmas around the world, written by other travel bloggers.   Bolzano Christmas Market, Italy […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto – York’s legendary long-serving dame Berwick Kaler has announced the title of his 40th pantomime at the Theatre Royal.  Traditionally, he reveals the title of the forthcoming show on the last night of the panto – and this year was no […]

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Last year I reviewed the Yankee Candle Advent Calender for you – I don’t have it as yet this year but wanted to update the post with a link to the new the Yankee Candle Wreath Advent Calendar for 2018.  It’s very […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – The 12 Days of Christmas at Castle Howard runs from 17 November to 31 December 2018.  Tickets go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 4 September 2018 It’s 112 days (from Tuesday 4 September) until the big day itself, but with […]

The Snowman Beverley Minster – A Christmas Treat!

The Snowman Beverley Minster – A Christmas Treat!

The Snowman Beverley Minster – A Christmas Treat! – Last year I saw The Snowman when it was shown on big screens in York Minster, with a full orchestra.  It was beautiful and quite moving – a really special Christmas event.  This year it is […]

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

York at Christmas – York is a truly enchanting place at Christmas. With our lovely cobbled medieval streets providing a backdrop to the festive lights festooning every tree it really is a magical place to visit at Christmas. To add to the atmosphere the York […]

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018? – York Christmas market runs from the 15th of November to the 23rd of December.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded to be the whole […]

New Year’s Eve York 2018 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2018 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2018.  Looking for what to do at New Year in York?  I’ve found the information surprisingly sparse on the internet so have put a list together of the events I have found in York.  I’ve found black tie dinners, pantomimes and […]