The children are rejoicing, it’s finally the Christmas holidays! They’re free at last and the thought of school is a distant memory. It’s not a distant memory for mum and dad, oh no, it means a ton less time for doing what you need to do and a ton more time for worrying about the… Read More How to keep the Children busy this Christmas!
Ah! At last, Christmas panto is here. What better way to spend an evening with your family and loved ones shouting at actors while revelling in merriment! We can’t think of a better way either, well, without possibly getting chucked out of the globe… So, as always, let us guide you through our top Panto… Read More Panto! Panto! Panto!
Christmas is going to be everywhere you look soon! It’s part of what makes the season so magical. Around every corner you’ll find all things festive and beautiful. It’s what makes Christmas truly feel like Christmas. Every street has a feast for your eyes, and usually a feast for your stomach too. As the shops… Read More Down with dreary displays!
One of our favourite festive activities to take part in each year is Ice-Skating. We love ice-skating nearly as much as we love our 12ft Nordmann Firs. It can be relaxing, it can be romantic and all points in between. You’ll see it all! Beautiful winter wonderland themed rinks, stunning lighting, families smiling and you’ll… Read More Get your skates on!
Guest Writer: Holly McLaren, Morton’s Traditional Taste There are some things in life that just scream Christmas; from snowy weather and mistletoe to roasting fires and that guy from Slade. But one thing that is unrivalled when it comes to Christmas cuisine is the humble Christmas turkey. Here at Morton’s Traditional Taste, we’ve really taken… Read More Traditions of Turkeys
As we’ve more than established, Christmas is here! However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing else to get excited about beforehand. It’s so easy to get sidetracked by Christmas that we constantly have to remind ourselves to remember, remember the 5th of November. We love Christmas here, but we’re keen on every holiday and Bonfire night… Read More Where to catch the best Bonfire Night & Fireworks Displays!
We aren’t just lovers of the Christmas period! Oh no no no! Here at pines and needles we are in love with all things fun and festive, and with Halloween right around the corner our elves are brushing off their spooktreeist (Sorry.) outfits! We’ve gone out and scouted the best things to do this Halloween… Read More This is Halloween! This is Halloween!
Christmas Dinner, arguably the second best part of Christmas (behind having the most fabulous tree, obviously). There’s turkey, all the trimmings and a whole slew of every snack you can imagine and, of course, no matter how full you get, there’s always room for dessert… There’s Christmas cakes through to Christmas puddings and even sumptuous… Read More On Your Marks… Get Set… CHRISTMAS BAKE!
We’re not ashamed to say it, so we will – We’re back and it’s nearly that time of year again! It may look like summer outside but Christmas is definitely ALL we have on our minds. Well, why wouldn’t we? We’re the bonafide Christmas specialists after all, so much so that this post serves as… Read More Guess who’s back with a brand new wrap?
Ice Skating is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas coming, and there’s no better place to do it than London. We’ve hunted high and low for the prettiest and most popular places to skate, and here’s the list! Tower of London Another stunning backdrop of the Tower itself, it’s located in a dry moat! You… Read More Skating your way into Christmas