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SCOTLAND’s best loved family resort Crieff Hydro has revealed details of its “biggest Winter Wonderland ever”, with more than 10,000 people expected to descend on the Perthshire hotel this Christmas.

The iconic resort has unveiled its full programme of festive events, which will see the hotel’s grounds transformed into a yuletide extravaganza from 25 November to 6 January 2024.


Sophie Brown

Sophie Brown



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Get ready for the Festive Season at Theatre Royal Plymouth

It’s that time of year again!

The festive season is just around the corner, and Theatre Royal Plymouth have got some wonderful productions on their stages to get you in the Christmas spirit.

There is the annual pantomime, but about a pre-Christmas night out with your friends to the Stock Aitken Waterman musical I Should Be So Lucky , or a trip to The Drum to see Raymond Briggs’...

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Glowing praise for opening night of GloWild at Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo has started off the festive season with a bang, with the launch of their GloWild winter light experience.

This neon extravaganza of immersive installations, light tunnels and illuminated animals is Paignton Zoo’s biggest ever event, and will give visitors the chance to see the zoo like never before.

Alongside the magical illuminations, which take you on a...

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Free Pizza Making Classes at Brightside


Calling all young aspiring pizza chefs and ice cream aficionados… Brightside at Exeter and Honiton are holding pizza making and ice cream decorating classes on Wednesday 15th and Wednesday 29th November 2023, from 4-7pm.

Each child will be given a pizza base and four toppings of their choice to...

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The Magic of Christmas at London Zoo

Meet Santa and enjoy festive fun at London Zoo throughout the Christmas season - Saturday 25 November – Sunday 7 January

Make Christmas extra magical this year, by journeying through the animal kingdom to Meet Santa - and celebrate the Magic of Christmas at London Zoo.

From Saturday 25 November to Sunday 7 January, very merry visitors can dash through the Zoo’s fairy-lit festive...

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What's on at The Vue Cinema this half term

Family Fun and Exclusive Screenings Provide Half Term Escapes For Everyone This October at Vue Exeter

From musical magic to family friendly favourites, there’s something heading to the big screen at Vue Exeter for audiences of all ages this October half term.

From 20 October, Hey Duggee’s Cinema Outing will screen exclusively at Vue. The hugely popular CBeebies’ star and his...

Glasgow North East Fireworks Festival

Glasgow Fort will once again host the Glasgow North East Fireworks Festival organised by Community Events Scotland on Sunday 5th November.

Attendance at the event is free with a range of entertainment on offer throughout the day, starting at 11am and finishing at 10pm.

This includes music of legendary R&B group, The Drifters and Motown, at 6pm ahead of the firework...

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Madagascar The Musical is opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth this week


Selladoor Worldwide and Theatre Royal Plymouth are bringing a brand-new tour of smash-hit family favourite Madagascar The Musical to the UK and Ireland, which will open at Theatre Royal Plymouth this week, running from 20 - 28 October.

The tour will go on to visit Cheltenham, Peterborough, Aylesbury and...

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Spooktacular trail at The Donkey Sanctuary this October 

This October, visitors to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth can explore the sanctuary with the Haunted Hay Bales Halloween Hunt.

By following clues on their trail sheet, people will be able to search for the hidden Neddie characters around the sanctuary, while meeting some of the friendly resident donkeys along the way.

Perfect for all the family, and a great excuse to get out and...

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Passes will unlock unlimited access to 15 thrilling activities at Action Glen throughout October

ONE OF Scotland’s best loved activity parks Action Glen has announced two brand-new day passes for both families and thrill seekers alike to enjoy this autumn.

From Friday 29 September until Sunday 5 November, visitors will be able to unlock access to an incredible 15 rip-roaring...

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Barbie You Can Be Anything: The Experience at Meadowhall

Meadowhall is working with leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world, Mattel, to bring the UK’s number one doll property and global phenomenon, Barbie™ to Sheffield for Barbie You Can Be Anything: The Experience.

The exciting new attraction offers children a unique opportunity to discover...

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