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BBC Good Food Show @ Birmingham NEC * 
including admission 

Experience the buzzing atmosphere filled with rich aromas, delightful flavours and a feast for your eyes. It’s a warm, wintery indulgence and the UK’s biggest food show. The Supertheatre is the highlight of the show, where you can watch the best celebrity chefs in the business cooking delicious dishes live.

 
 


   
Boundary Mill for Black Friday Event * 
 

There is no better time to visit Boundary Mill than during Spring Launch when customers have a chance to discover new brands and departments in addition to purchasing products for the new season.   

 
 


   
Boundary Mill for Winter Sales 
 

The largest mill store of its kind in the UK, provides quality branded products at discounted prices. The Colne Store offers fantastic offers across womenswear and menswear, jewellery, home furnishings, cookware and gifts plus Thorntons and M&S outlets.

 
 


   
Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market 
 

The Victorian Christmas Festival is a wonderful Christmas Market of over 80 stalls full of locally produced foods and crafts. This is an ideal opportunity for you to stock up on delicious local food for Christmas and what better time to visit all the craft stalls where you are sure to find perfect Christmas gifts.

 
 


   
Bury's World Famous Market 
 

Bury Market has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Over the past thirty years, retail giants have developed in the vicinity, yet Bury Market remains the undisputed champion of the North, attracting 250,000 visitors every week. Quite rightly world famous, Bury Open Market oozes charisma and atmosphere. The ambience and layout offers visitors the opportunity to seek out and visit every stall.

 
 


   
Bury's World Famous Market * 
 

Bury Market has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Over the past thirty years, retail giants have developed in the vicinity, yet Bury Market remains the undisputed champion of the North, attracting 250,000 visitors every week. Quite rightly world famous, Bury Open Market oozes charisma and atmosphere. The ambience and layout offers visitors the opportunity to seek out and visit every stall.

 
 


   
Cadbury World Christmas Celebration * 
including admission 

This price also includes the 20 minute Santa show, and the 20 minute pantomime, which this year is Jack and the Cocoa bean stalk!

 

 
 


   
Calf’s Head for Christmas Lunch & Carol Singing 
including lunch & entertainment 

Nestled at the foot of Pendle the Calf's Head is a Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Watering Hole with a history stretching back at least 400 years. A traditional three-course Christmas lunch will be served followed by carol singing. Before leaving there will be some late afternoon Mince Pies with Fresh Cream, Tea or Coffee.

 
 


   
Calf’s Head for Christmas Lunch & Carol Singing # 
including lunch & entertainment 

Nestled at the foot of Pendle the Calf's Head is a Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Watering Hole with a history stretching back at least 400 years. A traditional three-course Christmas lunch will be served followed by carol singing. Before leaving there will be some late afternoon Mince Pies with Fresh Cream, Tea or Coffee.

 
 


   
Calf’s Head for Christmas Lunch & Carol Singing * 
including lunch & entertainment 

Nestled at the foot of Pendle the Calf's Head is a Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Watering Hole with a history stretching back at least 400 years. A traditional three-course Christmas lunch will be served followed by carol singing. Before leaving there will be some late afternoon Mince Pies with Fresh Cream, Tea or Coffee.

 
 


   
Chester Christmas Market 
 

Shoppers are in for a magical time at Chester Christmas Market, with over 70 traditional wooden chalets situated in the heart of Chester, all wrapped around a sparkling Christmas tree. There will be an abundance of festive treats and gifts on offer, including quality local and regional

 
 


   
Christmas @ Castle Howard 
including admission & Christmas Market 

Each year Castle Howard is transformed when the house is hand decorated for the festive season. This years theme will see the House decorations inspired by the '12 Days of Christmas', so be prepared for Leaping Lords, Laying Geese and Partridges adorning the rooms and spaces.

 
 


   
Christmas @ Chatsworth House 
including admission 

Join us at Chatsworth to celebrate the festive season and see the house decorated in this year's festive theme.

 
 


   
Christmas @ Chatsworth House & Market * 
including admission 

Join us at Chatsworth to celebrate the festive season. Browse more than 100 stalls at the fantastic Christmas market and see the house decorated in this year's festive theme.

 
 


   
Deck the Halls @ Leighton Hall & Hayes Garden Worl 
including tea/coffee & mince pie 

We travel to Leighton Hall in the morning where you will be greeted with coffee/tea and mince pies by an open fire followed by a guided house tour. Later we continue to Hayes Garden World (a £5 voucher per person is included to use towards lunch or afternoon tea) with free time to shop and soak up the atmosphere. 

 
 


   
Durham Victorian Christmas Festival 
including admission to Craft & Gift Marquee 

Durham's award-winning, annual Christmas Festival will return in 2018 with a wide range of festive entertainment for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and the Castle and throughout the City Centre. The huge, heated Craft and Gift Marquee on Palace Green features over 190 stalls and in the Cathedral Cloisters, a Local Food Producers Market featuring another 30 traders.

 
 


   
East Lancashire Railway Santa Special & Bury Mkt * 
including train 

Climb aboard and soak up the magical atmosphere as the train chugs gently across the winter wonderland for a 1 hour 20 minute return journey. Get into the festive spirit and meet Santa and his helpers who will be making their way through each carriage to hand out a present to each child and a mince pie and festive drink to the adults. The railway comes alive with twinkling lights, a walk through grotto lit by over 200 Christmas trees, beautifully decorated vintage carriages, live brass bands, traditional Christmas carols and costumed characters. It’s a unique experience and a merry old time for all the family!

 
 


   
Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham * 
 

Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market and Craft Market, now having run for over a decade, has become a massive favourite with both residents and visitors to the city from all over the UK and Europe. With over 180 stalls, we claim it as the largest outdoor Christmas Market in the Britain, and is the centrepiece of the city’s annual Christmas events calendar.

 
 


   
Grassington Dickensian Festival * 
 

Visit Grassington’s annual festival for the first two weekends in December as it is transported back in time to a Dickensian Era, with performers, music, food and a huge selection of gifts and treats.
  

 

 
 


   
GreatDays Out - Christmas on Broadway Show Party * 
inc lunch & entertainment 

Join us at the McDonald Craxton Wood Hotel for the Christmas on Broadway Show Party. “There’s no business like show business” so join us for the 2018 Christmas season as we take to the stage in ‘Christmas on Broadway’. Talented entertainers will trip the light fantastic to bring you an afternoon of well loved musical numbers that will have you tapping your foot, singing along and twirling around the dance floor. The event finishes approx. 3.00pm and we then make our way home.

 
 
 
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