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Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?

By Friday, October 1, 2021 0

One of the best parts of Christmas for children and adults alike is getting to decorate the tree - and we aren't the only ones. The history of Christmas trees stretches as far back as the Ancient Egyptians and Romans, with their use of evergreens to celebrate the winter solstice, ...

The Most Popular Christmas Films

By Wednesday, September 8, 2021 0

No matter what your Christmas Day looks like, whether you spend it with the family gathered around your Christmas tree, or overindulging in food with friends, we can all find comfort in popping a classic Xmas flick on the TV. The act of binge-watching Christmas films has become a tradition ...

The Ten Best UK Christmas Ads Of All Time

By Monday, September 6, 2021 0

Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas trees, advent calendars, lights, decorations, presents, food and, of course, all the Christmas adverts. Many companies have begun to go big with their Christmas adverts in recent years (John Lewis and Aldi spring to mind), and these clips ...

Crazy Holiday Traditions Across The Globe

By Tuesday, August 10, 2021 0

The human race certainly has a lot to celebrate, which is made apparent by the hundreds of important religious and cultural celebrations we hold each and every year. Over thousands of years, we've developed holiday traditions for almost every single occasion. Some of these are country-wide traditions, whilst certain rituals ...

The Essential Christmas Checklist

By Tuesday, August 10, 2021 0

Every year, the average UK household spends £740 more in December. Why? To have a brilliant Christmas, of course. Planning for Christmas can be a lot of fun but it also involves a lot of planning, preparation and work. Some of us wait until the last minute and then embark ...

The Most Celebrated Holidays In The UK

By Sunday, July 18, 2021 0

The United Kingdom is a melting pot of different cultures and religions, meaning there are plenty of holidays that have worked their way into popular culture which we celebrate as a nation. But, which holidays are the most widely celebrated across the UK? A Government survey which was recently carried out ...

Religious Holidays: Quick Facts & Dates

By Saturday, July 3, 2021 0

Holiday celebrations are at the very centre of our families, communities and are a huge part of the fabric of modern society – as they have been for thousands of years. These events and festivals are a time for people to come together and rejoice, and the majority of holidays ...

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