Sunday 16 November: Night in the Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens
As darkness descends on Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Gardens, you can follow a magical trail of light, experiencing some of the Garden's favourite features, like the Pond and the Victorian Palm House, which have been turned into the backdrop for extraordinary light effects.See rbge.org.uk/ for more information Monday 17 November: Once
Here's one for all you Boyzone fans out there - Ronan Keating is joining the smash hit Once
, and will capture your heart like no other. The heart-warming love story, which was based on the critically acclaimed film is performed by a talented cast of actor-musicians, with Ronan playing
leading man Guy
in this bittersweet tale of a Dublin busker who falls for a young Czech woman.
See oncemusical.co.uk/ for more information
Tuesday 18 November: Save The Children Celebrity Jumper Jumble
Celebrities including Isla Fisher, Erin O Connor, Myleene Klass, Fearne Cotton, Greg James and many more have all donated Christmas jumpers for this fun event being held at Westfield Stratford. Go along and swap your old Christmas jumper for a new one and be in with a chance of taking home a celebrities’ jumper - but you won’t know who you have picked because the tags are tucked inside. It's £2 to swap your woollies but all the money goes to Save the Children.
Visit uk.westfield.com/stratfordcity/christmas/christmas-jumper-jumble for more information
Wednesday 19 November: Birmingham's Christmas Frankfurt Market
One of the country's most popular Christmas markets is back and with over 180 stalls it's one of the most exciting to visit. Pick up presents for your family or friends - or even yourself - with crystal lamps, hand-crafted leatherwork, rugs, and much much more. You can also make an evening of it, with delicious German snacks including pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts, and knoblauchbrot all on offer as well as gluhwein, weissbeer, mulled cider, or tasty hot chocolate.
See birmingham.gov.uk/frankfurtmarket for more information and dates
Thursday 20 November: Piste
The bespoke après-ski bar Piste is returning to London this year, transporting guests from the busy streets to a beautifully designed, warm and elegant ski lodge. Decorated with reindeer fur, vintage skis, and even Piste’s own roaring fire, guests can sit back and relax in one the comfortable lounges, as they enjoy a dedicated cocktail menu professionally created by the talented bar team and inspired by the finest Christmas ingredients.
for more information