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Christmas in Lancashire

6 great tips for your Christmas cooking

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

We’ve compiled a guide of top tips from culinary experts to help you with your festive feast.

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Christmas

5 festive afternoon teas in Manchester

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Take a break from your festive shopping or the Christmas markets in Manchester and indulge in an afternoon of eating and drinking.

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas seems even more appealing in a beautiful rural location, as Mike Glover and photographer Sandy Kitchin discovered

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Grasmere Christmas

Join In: QUIZ - Can you name these snow scenes in Lancashire?

Thursday, November 30, 2017

How many of these local landmarks can you recognise?

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Christmas Quiz

The town comes into its own in the festive period, as Mairead Mahon discovers.

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Whalley Christmas

Lucy Cavendish remembers a childhood Christmas at one of our most beautiful historic homes - and the good news is that it’s open for festive fun

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Holker Hall Christmas

10 Christmas Hampers from Lancashire

Monday, November 20, 2017

Take a look at some of the finest hampers available in the county.

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There are more than twelve days of Christmas entertainment during the festive period in Lancaster

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Blackpool Illuminations may be over for another year, but there are dozens of events happening across the county to launch the festive season.

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Follow our short guide to a festive trip to Lytham this Christmas.

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More from Christmas

Christmas video for ‘Drink Til We Go Home’ filmed in Buxton

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Richard Darn winds back the clock to a wartime Christmas when Yorkshire became ‘bomb alley’

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5 sweet treats for Christmas

Friday, December 15, 2017

Serve a fantastic festive pudding for a memorable finishing touch, writes Emma Mayoh.

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A look at the best Christmas puddings available in Yorkshire

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Christmas

So why does Raymond Blanc sing ‘God Save The Queen’ at Christmas? On a visit to his Knutsford brasserie - Cheshire Life Restaurant of the Year 2017- the chef tells Janet Reeder all about his family’s festive celebration.

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In the picturesque Lumsdale Conservation Area near Matlock, a craft that dates back to our earliest origins is still being practised. Catherine Roth reports.

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Christmas

6 great tips for your Christmas cooking

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

We’ve compiled a guide of top tips from culinary experts to help you with your festive feast.

Read more
Christmas

Nigel Powlson talks to Derby’s Gwen Taylor and Morgan Brind who are starring in Beauty and the Beast this Christmas at Derby Arena

Photography: Robert Day

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Theatre experts set the scene for Christmas at one of Yorkshire’s historic homes

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You may not find a partridge in a pear tree in every local store but you’re almost guaranteed a festive shopping experience with a personal touch, writes Janet Reeder. Here, in no particular order, are 12 of her favourite Cheshire shops,

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Nigel Powlson meets the founders of a vibrant local theatre company who will be bringing fun and laughter to the festive season

Photographs: Robert Day

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Staying at home? Helen Moat suggests how to bring some Nordic ‘hygge’ into our lives and enjoy the simple pleasures of the season in Derbyshire and the Peak District

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Ashley Franklin discovers how some of the people behind the city’s festivities will be spending the holiday season.

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Pat Ashworth visits Casterne Hall, the home of Charles and Caroline Hurt

Photographs by Andrew Eyley

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5 festive afternoon teas in Manchester

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Take a break from your festive shopping or the Christmas markets in Manchester and indulge in an afternoon of eating and drinking.

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

A look ahead to Christmas in Matlock

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Things to do in Matlock during Christmas

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Actor David Leonard has made an art form out of being villainous in Berwick Kaler’s annual pantomime at the York Theatre Royal. Tony Greenway meets him

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A look ahead to Christmas in Chesterfield

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Things to do in Chesterfield during Christmas

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A look ahead to Christmas in Buxton

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Things to do in Buxton this Christmas

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Inspiring and unifying the community is a key aim of event organisers in Chester all year round, not just at Christmas, writes Rebekka O’Grady.

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If you’re tasked with finding a gift for someone who is proud to be from Yorkshire, for under a tenner, we may have the just the thing you are looking for....

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Join In: QUIZ - Can you name these snow scenes in Cheshire?

Thursday, November 30, 2017

How many of these local landmarks can you recognise?

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Quiz

Join In: QUIZ - Can you name these snow scenes in Yorkshire?

Thursday, November 30, 2017

How many of these local landmarks can you recognise?

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Quiz Christmas

The good people of Grassington are banning humbug with a fabulous festival. God bless ’em, every one, says Jo Haywood

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Christmas

Take a look at some of the finest hampers available in the county.

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Christmas

Musical events and carols singing for all the family.

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Thousands of deprived children in Cheshire and Manchester wake up to a sack of toys on Christmas morning, thanks to one special Knutsford couple. Rebekka O’Grady met them to find out more.

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Take a look at some of the finest hampers available in the county.

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There are more than twelve days of Christmas entertainment during the festive period in Halifax.

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A guide to some of the best pantomimes and festive shows in and around the county

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