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Holidays Christmas

A Welsh Christmas and New Year

BBC Wales provides a guide to Welsh Christmas and New Year customs, including audio clips. Covers Mari Lwyd, taffy making, calennig and plygain.

BBC Good Food: The Christmas Kitchen

Presents Christmas cookery features including planning tools, make ahead dishes, low fat Christmas recipes and ideas for home made edible gifts.


Offers information about this years top selling Christmas gifts ideas.

Christmas Eve Traditions

Offers a selection of ideas which families can turn into their own Christmas Eve traditions.

Christmas is Coming

Contains Christmas decorating ideas, crafts, poems, carols and stories, with hints and tips for family harmony over the festive period.

Christmas Markets

Presents a directory of Christmas markets in the UK and Europe.

Christmas Number Ones

Provides a list of every UK Christmas Number One single from 1945 to date.

The Christmas Truce

Research project which aims to document what really happened during the World War I Christmas Truce in 1914, by transcribing the letters of those who took part. Includes many letters, soldier biographies and information on how to get involved.

Community Christmas

An organisation dedicated to providing companionship to as many of the elderly in communities as possible so that no one is alone on Christmas Day who does not want to be. communityxmas

Delia Online: Delia's Christmas Recipes

Features Delia Smith's collection of Christmas recipes, from accompaniments and side orders right through to deserts and leftovers.

Different Christmas

Encourages people to buy less this Christmas and to donate the money they have saved to a good cause.

History of the RI Christmas Lectures

Contains an archive of Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution.

Index of Christmas Traditions and Customs

Provides an outline of the history behind some of our favourite British Christmas traditions.

Mumsnet Family Christmas

Providing Christmas organising tips, recipes and ideas for family fun.

National Museum of Wales: Plygain Singing

Offers information on the traditional Welsh custom of attending a special Plygain church service in the very early hours of Christmas morning.

Paperless Christmas

Presents the nativity story in ten different episodes.

The Queen's Christmas Broadcasts to the Commonwealth

Official site covering the Christmas Day message delivered by the monarch to the people of the UK and the Commonwealth almost every year; includes a history, and texts.

Ready, Steady, Slow

Presents a series of inspirational advent video clips from the Church of England.

Royal Insight: Queen Victoria's Christmas

Official monarchy site offers an account of a Christmas in Queen Victoria's life, with photographs and diary extract.

Taste of Christmas

Annual Christmas food exhibition event held in London. Includes information on cooking workshops, celebrity chef appearances and exhibitors.

Ten Ages of Christmas

BBC History timeline and gallery, exploring Christmas through the ages in Britain.

Victorian Farm Christmas

Features episodes and a guide to this BBC 2 programme.

Video Jug: Christmas

Feautures user and expert contributed video clip tutorials and ideas; topics covered include Christmas crafts, Christmas with a conscience, Santa and festive food and drink.

Your Rights: Christmas Issues

Provides guidance from the TUC on worker's rights over the Christmas period.

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