Christmas Markets and Shopping Events in London

A proper Nordic Yulefest starts with visiting one or all the three Scandinavian Christmas Markets in London. Join in on the Nordic festive spirit; have some glögg and gingerbread men, shop Scandinavian Christmas decoration and food, meet up with fellow Scandinavians and start the count down to Christmas! These Christmas markets are the real deal; No Frozen characters or German speaking moose....

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A Christmas Carol – Our favourite Christmas Adverts for 2014

We spent this chilly November morning indoors, looking through the new TV ads launched this week, for the coming holiday season. And in case you haven't seen them, we thought we might as well share our findings with you. From Norwegian 'julemarsipan' to international luxury brands, this is our favourite Christmas Adverts for 2014. Christmas adverts are entertaining and are designed to bring you...

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Scandinavian Advent Calendars and Inspiration for 24 Calendar Gifts

From hand and home made reindeer advent calendars to gorgeous and multifunctional gift calendars, like the popular pixy house Advent Calendar. Regardless of which one you choose, if you haven't already started gathering tons of tiny gifts, let alone create the calendar, then this might be a good time to start. Christmas is only 2 months away, so start with both Advent Calendar and the 24 gifts...

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The White Company presents a Scandi Chic Christmas for 2014

Winter greens, snow white, sparkly silver and that cozy dash of red. There was chunky knits, wrapped up presents, ginger bread men and mulled wine when The White Company hosted their press event at exclusive Rosewood House in London last night, and... It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas! The White Company PR team welcomed with bubbly and canapés, introducing proudly the new collections...

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Christmas Wreaths to make, Scandinavian style

Making your own Christmas wreath could be easier than you'd think it would be. Plan a design, a colour scheme and in general keep it simple. There are two main basic techniques; Using wiring materials to a metal form or applying them to a rounded straw or foam base. Or even more simple, like we do, decorate a fresh pine Christmas wreath, to last through the festivities. The magical Scandinavian...

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Silly on a Sunday Dance Pony Dance for Christmas

Socks, the moonwalking shetland pony, is once again in the limelight. Filmed during 10 days with the backdrop of the spectacular Shetland Islands scenery of this unique and magical part of the world, the Dance Pony Dance Christmas is rated as top 6 Christmas campaigns in the UK this year. While we've heard that Socks ful mane might have some extensions, and that there's a chance that some of the...

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Danish Christmas decoration by Jette Frölich Design

Jette Frölich Design is truly magical Scandinavian Christmas decoration. The Danish designer has since 1966 designed paper mobiles. Then her beautiful design was discovered and featured by the acclaimed Danish interior magazine "Bo Bedre" -and the decoration adventure took off... The decoration by Jette Frölich Design is being sold in top department stores such as Illum Bolighus in Copenhagen....

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The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree lighting ceremony 2013

© Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, Wikipedia The much anticipated annual family event is nearly here... For many Londoners the lightning ceremony of the Norwegian Christmas tree and the carol singing in Trafalgar Square is the very first sign of Christmas. The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree has been an annual gift to the people of London by the city of Oslo, Norway, each year since 1947 as a...

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Ice skating in London Best Outdoor ice rinks to visit this Christmas

Ice skating in London is a wonderful experience, wether it's in the court of Somerset House or underneath the towering skyscrapers in Canary Wharf. It's an annual event, taking place around the capital, from October to February. Get ready to hit the ice together with family and friends with our guide to the best London ice rinks this Christmas. Natural History Museum Ice Rink Striking Christmas...

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Scandinavian Christmas Markets and events in London 2013

© Bærums Verk, Christmas Shopping in Norway Dreaming of Lapland and travelling to the Winter Wonderland of Scandinavia this Christmas? In addition to meeting Father Christmas in person there's also annual festive fairs in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo. But there will also be some fantastic Scandinavian Christmas Markets taking place in London this year too... There's three large annual events...

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