Newbury Living Advent Calendar

Newbury Living Advent Calendar 2020 Newbury’s Living Advent Calendar has been bringing Christmas cheer for the third year running to local residents, this time in a pandemic-friendly way.  Whereas for the past two years the “revealing” of the door or a window by a local business or resident has been accompanied by a small event …

Abingdon Christmas Fireworks

. Abingdon Christmas Fireworks OXFORDSHIRES BIGGEST FIREWORKS 2020 CHRISTMAS EDITION! Xplosive Events are proud pioneers of ‘Covid Secure’ events in the Thames Valley. Abingdon Bonfire & Fireworks will, take place later than originally planned on two consecutive nights at Abingdon Airfield. By working closely with the Local Authority we are able to finally host Oxfordshires …

Lapland

The Experience ‘Lapland’ is a secret immersive adventure based on an original reimagination of the Father Christmas myth. We introduce you to an ancient elven civilisation through a magical world of storytelling that fuses the spectacle of a filmset with the performance of theatre, all experienced within the intimacy of your own family. The award-winning …

The Watermill Theatre Opens Today with A Christmas Carol

It's Christmas Eve, and whilst London is alive with festive cheer and seasonal goodwill, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge grows meaner by the minute. A heartless money lender, who cares more about counting his coins than for his fellow man, Scrooge despises Christmas and everything to do with it. But will a timely visit from the …

The Origins of Christmas Traditions

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Christmas Customs Most people think Christmas day is celebrated on the 25th December, the world over. Although December 25th (or the late afternoon/evening of December 24th) is the date when most people celebrate Christmas, there are some other dates as well! Some churches (mainly Orthodox churches) use a different calendar for their religious celebrations. Orthodox …

Just for Fun- Christmas Quiz and Charade Ideas

Christmas Quiz Which Traditional Christmas song was actually written for Thanksgiving? Astronauts broadcast which Christmas song from space in 1965?  Doing which Christmas activity sends roughly 14,700 American to A and E every year?  Mistletoe literally translates from Anglo Saxon as what on a stick? Donald Trump makes a cameo appearance in which Christmas film? …

Count down to Christmas 2020

A Message form our Pubs Christmas Events and Workshops Christmas Lunch Menus Christmas Fireworks The Newbury Living Christmas Advent Calendar Peter Rabbit's Winter Adventure Carol service Pantomime Pantomime Christmas Doorstep Photo Shoot- in aid of West Berkshire Food Bank Yattendon Christmas Trees Walters Turkeys Places to Visit The Lapland Experience https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQoAp7XqFkc&feature=emb_logo Christmas at Beale Park- …

Christmas Doorstep Photoshoots by Caroline Nixon Photography In Aid of West Berkshire Food Bank

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Christmas Doorstep Photographs  As we have just gone into another lockdown I would like to help out and give back to my local community in West Berkshire and help families that may be struggling this Christmas therefore, between 7th and 12th December I will be holding 30 minute christmas doorstep photoshoots to raise money for …