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Christmas in East Herts 2018

Stay up to date with all the latest festive news and activities in East Herts. We also bring you a whole host of Christmas inspiration and our top tips to help get you in the festive spirit and make the most of Christmas in East Herts.

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Christmas Presents

Christmas Gift Guide

Children are normally bursting with Christmas ideas, but for adults this can be slightly trickier. Take a look at our top pics for Christmas presents in 2018 for grown ups - little inspirations for the hard to shop for!

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Visit a Christmas Market

Visit the festive Christmas markets to do a bit of last minute shopping or to simply treat yourself to a mulled wine and mince pie.

Father Christmas on his sleigh

Visit Father Christmas

One of the most magical parts of Christmas for small children is meeting Father Christmas. There are some fantastic grottos and chances to meet Father Christmas across East Herts this winter. Book soon to avoid disappointment!

Christmas Tree

Christmas lights switch ons

Get into the Christmas spirit and visit some of the spectacular light switch ons in East Herts!

Christmas Bells

Sing along at a carol concert

Fancy a sing song this Christmas? There are a range of glorious choirs performing new carol concerts to get us all in the festive mood. Book your tickets and join in the musical fun.


Christmas Pantos - oh no he didn't...

What better way to enjoy Christmas than to watch a panto? Take a look at our quick guide to pantos in East Herts and the surrounding areas.

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Shall we play a game?

Games are great for breaking the ice or livening up a party after they've all eaten too much Christmas pudding!

New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

If you're a fan of New Year's resolutions, but always struggle to keep them or if you want to try something different this year but don't know where to start take a look at our tips and ideas for New Year's resolutions in 2019.

staying healthy

Staying healthy in 2019

Eating healthily or exercising more is often top of people's New Year's resolutions list. Take a look at our round up of tips and activities to kick start your healthy 2019.

Party food

Food for a fabulous party

If you're entertaining this New Year's Eve, make sure you're prepared with a range of delicious canapes for your party guests.

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Plan your journey

If you are travelling into the city or further afield for your New Year celebrations, make sure you check your transport before you travel.


Baking something for a neighbour or friend

Tis the season to start thinking about Christmas gift giving! If you're the type who loves to give homemade treats, then you may have already started! But here are some extra ideas for those who are finding it hard to come up with new creative bakes for friends, neighbours or even school staff.


Looking after the winter wildlife

Whether it's too much turkey or one too many servings of Christmas pud, we all over indulge during the festive season. However, there is still the reoccurring dilemma of what to do with the leftovers

edible gifts

Edible Christmas gifts

Some of the most appreciated gifts at Christmas can be edible - and better yet there are some really lovely and easy recipes out there you can try out.

homemade gifts

Homemade gifts for the home

Whether you're a novice or experienced crafter there are plenty of options for you this Christmas.

Christmas Baubles

Decorate your Home for Christmas

From decorating the perfect Christmas tree to creating a cosy festive home our round of top tips and ideas will help to inspire you.

Christmas Front Door

Top Tips for Personal Safety & Home Security

Sadly Christmas is often a time for criminals to strike. Take a look at our top tips for keeping yourself and your home safe over Christmas.

Christmas dinner at home

Planning Christmas dinner at home

Don't panic this year about preparing for the Christmas dinner. Take a look at our variety of tips and guides to help you produce the perfect meal and an impressive Christmas table all in time for the big day.

Christmas Crafts

Crafty ideas

Crafts are a great way of keeping children entertained in the run up to Christmas and are a lovely way to get them involved in the festivities.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve can be a long day for children and keeping them occupied can be a challenge. Here are our top tips for keeping them occupied...

Christmas baking

Make your own Santa brownie hats

Get all the family into the Christmas spirit and involved with some child friendly Christmas baking.

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Getting home safely

Before you go out, it's always worth planning how you're going to get home...

Christmas Baking

Get Christmas Baking

There are plenty of festive treats you can make well in advance of Christmas week. Take a look at our round up of some of the best recipes around for two of the most traditional options and one avant-garde option.