Oh my goodness, Christmas is well and truly on it’s way! Everything from a grease-stained Christmas pudding recipe from your grandma’s cupboard, an old stocking handed down through the family and that sad looking angel you’ve had since you were five screams Christmas tradition, and it’s these things that make Christmas so incredibly special. The… Read More 25 SLEEPS TO GO
It’s always a difficult task. The little ones are off school, you have a million things to do but want to make sure you make the most of the festive season with the family. We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in London for Christmas this year – and every one of… Read More Keeping the children entertained this Christmas
Looking to get Christmas in the bag this Black Friday? We’ve got you covered! We’ve planned a huge offer for you all, meaning that you get over £100 off our full decoration service! We love to share our offers with everyone. Looking for a little tree for your living room? We have 10% off when… Read More Black Firday
Christmas carols are the epitome of Christmas, and when you live in London you’re never far from a sing-a-long! Here’s a list of what’s going on when this year so you can join in. The Place2Be Christmas Carol Service Tuesday 29th November, St Lukes Chelsea. Carols in aid of the Place2Be Charity, but make sure… Read More “Silent Night, Holy Night…”
Christmas in Leicester Square 11th November – 8th January Incorporating a Grotto and traditional Christmas markets Christmas in Leister Square will be the ultimate festive activity. Southbank Centre Christmas Market 11th November – 25th January Nothing says London like a Christmas Market alongside the Thames. Embrace the festive spirit, pop on your winter warmers and… Read More Top 5 London Christmas Markets
We know Christmas. From the perfect tree right to the perfect decorations, we live and breathe the festive season all year round. One of our favourite parts of the holiday (excluding the trees of course!) is the array of themed food that makes it’s way onto our shelves. Those favourite ‘red-cups’ sneak into the stores,… Read More Food for Thought
No Christmas table is complete without the addition of some legendary crackers, and it was the one and only Tom Smith who bought them to us back in 1847. Taking a bit of inspiration from the Bon Bon, and a lot of inspiration from Paris, crackers started out with a twisted end, filled with a… Read More Crackers for Christmas
Babies. We love them. We want to squish them. We usually can’t wait to give them back to their parents. Christmas is a time when the little ones take centre stage, and here at Pines & Needles we LOVE to encourage the cuteness! First Christmases are such a big deal. They’re also a honeypot for… Read More Mistle-toes
With the release of the John Lewis advert and the Starbucks ‘red cups’ today, we thought it was a great time to let you know that our stores are on the way! Just for good measure, incase you haven’t seen it – meet Buster the Boxer! Moving on, (and please forgive the analogy) Christmas can… Read More Our Stores are Popping Up Soon!
Bonfire night starts the countdown to Christmas, and we couldn’t be more excited! So we’ve rounded up our favourite spots to catch some beautiful fireworks and start the festive season with a bang! NORTH LONDON Alexandra Place – Friday 4th November Harrow – Saturday 5th November Finchley – Saturday 5th November SOUTH LONDON Battersea –… Read More Start the festive season with a bang!