Posts Tagged ‘ German Christmas Markets ’

Off to Christmas markets?

Nov 22nd, 2021 | By

You may face restrictions and fewer markets in Europe, but here in the UK there are plenty of them to entice you

Christmas is going to be “funny” this year

Oct 25th, 2020 | By
Christmas Market - Birmingham

At this stage, Christmas looks like being as un-Christmassy as it is possible to be.

Are Christmas markets losing their appeal?

Nov 26th, 2015 | By

A few years ago, Christmas markets, were largely unknown in our countries. Today every city, town and village seems to have one. This year Cathrene has loaded more than 250 UK markets but she has noticed that changes in some places. Swindon, for example, is not having a Christmas market at all this year. Has the appeal of Christmas markets peaked? The biggest market in the UK is in Birmingham. But there the number of stalls has dropped. Depending on whether you read the website
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Saturday snippets – November 23 2013

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By

Adrian picks the flesh from the bones of some travel stories you might have missed this week.

A Hamburg Christmas

Dec 24th, 2012 | By

lthough we have Christmas markets strewn across the UK these days, it is in Germany that the tradition endures. the number of tour operators offering short breaks to tour the markets has grown even as we ave developed our own. And Hamburg has one of the biggest and best.

Princes Street at Christmas & Hogmanay

Dec 21st, 2009 | By

Now that the children have broken up from school, they can still get bored quite easily. Combining shopping and visiting Father Christmas has been a solution, going back decades, to keep them occupied. At Christmas and Hogmanay, Princes Street in Edinburgh is turned into a mini entertainment arena.