Friday, 30 November 2012
The What, Where, When: 30 November
By Lilly CoxWHAT: Ball Gowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The V& A always deliver when it comes to exhibitions, and this one is no exception. The array of dresses on exhibit is truly beautiful and eclectic, offering something for everyone.
WHERE: V&A Fashion Galleries, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
WHEN: Until 6 January
WHAT: Bond In Motion
The largest collection of Bond Vehicles in one place is hosted at the National Motor Museum. The collection takes place to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of James Bond. www.beaulieu.co.uk/attractions/bond-in-motion
WHERE: National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN
WHEN: Until January 2014
WHAT: Ice Skating at Eden
The Eden Project is a worthy visit in itself, but the ice skating rink adds a dimension that is not to be missed. www.edenproject.com/visit-us/whats-on/kids-and-families/ice-skating
WHERE: Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, PL24 2SG
WHEN: Until 22 February 2013
WHAT: A Journey through Christmas: The Story of the Three Kings
This year, visitors to Blenheim palace will be able to follow the story of the Three Kings as they tour the state rooms and weekenders will see Santa and his grotto.
WHERE: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PX
WHEN: 10 November – 14 December
WHAT: Frankfurt Christmas Market
The Frankfurt Christmas market in Birmingham is the largest of our German markets and hosts a variety of stalls from hand crafted gifts and woodwork to pretzels, bratwurst and beer.
WHERE: Victoria Square, Birmingham, B3
WHEN: 15 November – 22 December
WHAT: Winter Wonderland
With a Yuletide Market of over 100 wooden huts and fare ground rides, this year's Winter Wonderland is the best yet and promises to deliver an abundance of Christmas magic.
WHERE: Hyde Park, London, W1
WHEN: 23 November – 6 January
WHAT: Hay Festival Winter Weekend
The annual literary festival celebrates its festive side. Hay Castle will open its doors to visitors on the Sunday, Jazz, puppet shows and crafts aside from fantastic workshops await those that attend.
WHERE: Hay on Wye, Powys, United Kingdom
WHEN: 30 November – 2 December
Don't Miss: the opportunity to talk politics with Nick Robinson and nature with Ben Fogle.
WHAT: Festival of Light
The Festival of Light is one of Huddersfield's largest annual events featuring live entertainments across various venues in the city.
WHERE: Various Venues, Huddersfield
WHEN: 30 November – 2 December
WHAT: The National Christmas Lacemaker's Fair
The largest lace making event in the world comes to Solihull.
WHERE: Cranmore Park, Shirley, Solihull B90 4LF
WHEN: 1 December
WHAT: Christmas at the Castle
An opportunity to see Warwick Castle in all its festive finery and weekends offer the chance to see the Santa and his elves too.
WHERE: Warwick Castle, Warwick
WHEN: 1 December – 6 January
WHAT: London Santa Run
Around 2,500 adorned in Santa's outfits complete a 6 km run. Similar events are held nationwide,
WHERE: Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ
WHEN: 1 December
WHAT: The Great Christmas Pudding Race
The annual event promises to deliver exactly that, a Christmas pudding race, all in aid of Cancer Research.
WHERE: Covent Garden Market, London, WC2E 8RF
When: 1 December
WHAT: Tree Dressing Weekend
To highlight the importance of trees, the dress a tree weekend is an environmental celebration that encourages members of the public to dress a tree in a spectacular style to highlight their value and beauty.
WHEN: 1 - 2 December
WHAT: Animal Aid's Christmas Fayre
The Animal Aid charity is hosting a Christmas Fayre that promises to provide a selection of ethically produces products, includes entertainment, celebrity auction, lectures and vegan food.
WHERE: Kensington Town Hall, London, W8 7NX
WHEN: 2 December
WHAT: Breast Cancer Care Carols by Candlelight
Charity annual service features celebrity readings and musical performances.
WHERE: St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 8SH
WHEN: 3 December
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