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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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2018

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2018

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Christmas in Yorkshire means lots of fantastic festive Christmas Markets.  So if you are looking for gifts and decorations or just an atmospheric Christmassy day out, the Christmas Markets in Yorkshire have plenty to offer!  As well as Christmas Markets, there […]

21 Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire 2018

21 Magical Christmas Events with the Kids 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 […]

Lapland UK Reviews – See exactly what’s included!

Lapland UK Reviews – See exactly what’s included!

Looking for a UK Lapland?  Where is Lapland UK?  It’s near Ascot and Windsor, to the West of London, and a long way from Yorkshire, but I had heard such amazing things about it that when we were given the chance to go, of course I […]

The Snowman York Minster – Christmas Event with Orchestra – Review

The Snowman York Minster – Christmas Event with Orchestra – Review

We watched The Snowman Tour in York Minster and it was just magical!  The Minster is such a majestic building, it really is a privilege to watch such a lovely Christmassy film there (and yes, I cried at the end!).  It would have been lovely […]

William’s Den at Christmas – Ice Skating!

William’s Den at Christmas – Ice Skating!

We visited William’s Den over the summer and we were really impressed.  Have a look at my review and video here.  Read on for more details of their Christmas offering – an ice skating rink! From their press release: An eco-friendly Christmas skating rink is […]

Nativity! The Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre

Nativity! The Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre

This Christmas, Leeds Grand Theatre is set to ‘sparkle and shine’ as Nativity! The Musical runs from Wednesday 20 December to Saturday 6 January 2018. Based on the smash-hit films, written by Bafta Award-winner, Debbie Isitt, NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL tells the tale of Mr Maddens […]

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience, Leeds, Yorkshire

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience, Leeds, Yorkshire

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience – It was a cold afternoon so we all made sure we had packed our layers as we headed to Lotherton Hall, Leeds for their Christmas Experience. Book the North Pole Experience for Santa in Advance We hadn’t booked, and not […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High – Review

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High – Review

Christmas at Castle Howard is always special.  They really go to town with Christmas trees and fairy lights, in a very tasteful but opulent way. We visited again this year and we weren’t disappointed!  I am very predictable and followed my normal path of taking […]