Christmas Events

Lapland UK Reviews – Visit the real Father Christmas!

Lapland UK Reviews – Visit the real Father Christmas!

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 […]

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

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

Forty years on, Berwick Kaler is The Grand Old Dame of York 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 […]

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 […]

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

    It was a lovely bright and cold day, the day we visited Winter Wonderland this year. The children ice skated with Mr Wonders, accompanied by the music drifting over from the vintage fairground.  It’s a lovely festive thing to do and beautifully lit […]

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

We were very excited to visit and review Christmas at the Museum Gardens in York.  You approach the attraction from Exhibition Square, next to the Art Gallery and opposite the York Theatre Royal.  After walking through a narrow walkway filled with Christmas trees you enter […]

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

‘A Victorian Christmas’ at Harewood House Friday 24 November – Sunday 31 December 2017 (excluding 24, 25, 26 Dec) 10am – 6pm This winter, visit Harewood House for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will […]