Category: Holidays and Events

Cheap DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Presents made with love (and your own hands) are the best kind. DIY projects are not only a good way to save some money on buying presents, but they are also a great way to show your love for your friends and family by putting in some time and effort on something handmade. Here’s some[…]

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What is World Fair Trade Day?

While you have probably heard of Fairtrade - many products have this mark on them - you may not know much about World Fair Trade Day. This takes place on the second Saturday in May and was created in order to celebrate the steps we have taken to fight against things like poverty, climate change,[…]

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Are You Ready for the Coronation of Charles III?

As you’ve undoubtedly heard across just about every media outlet, on Saturday 6 May, His Majesty King Charles III will be coronated. The ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, in London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.  Some people are more fond of the monarchy than others - debates have raged[…]

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Have You Completed an Easter Bucket List?

Although Easter is a Christian celebration, focused on the resurrection of Jesus, many of the traditions are embraced by people who don’t consider themselves to be of a Christian faith. Lots of the activities, such as easter egg hunts, appeal especially to children, so parents will partake in Easter festivities. If you’ve got kids, are[…]

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Celebrating Shakespeare Week!

Did you know that the third week of March is Shakespeare Week? This year, it’s taking place between 21 March and 27 March. Shakespeare Week is a national celebration, which does exactly what the name suggests - galvanises people to get excited about the works of Shakespeare! The event is primarily aimed at primary school[…]

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How to Throw a Great St Patrick’s Day Party

Even if you’re not Irish, you might be thinking about having a St Patrick's Day celebration this year. But what sort of things do you need to consider? We’ve explored the main things to think about, such as food, drink, decorations, and entertainment, below! What is St Patrick’s Day? St Patrick’s Day, normally celebrated on[…]

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Get Involved With Food Waste Action Week!

You probably haven’t thought much about the amount of food that goes to waste across the UK. You may not throw out that much in your household, so surely it can’t be a huge amount? Sadly this is not the case, and approximately 4.5 million tonnes of edible food is thrown away every year, in[…]

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15 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Despite the fact that the date stays the same every year, it can be easy to forget about Valentine's Day! Perhaps you’ve been busy, or are always a last minute shopper when it comes to gifts. Regardless of the reason, if you’re looking for some inspiration, look no further! We’ve come up with 15 Valentine’s[…]

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Buy Nothing Day

While most people have heard of Black Friday, few people know about Buy Nothing Day. This takes place on the same day as Black Friday (sometimes the day after), and is a day of protest against consumerism. Over the years, it has evolved to also include an environmental message. Those who subscribe to Buy Nothing[…]

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10 Tips for Black Friday Shopping

While Black Friday originated in America, as it directly follows Thanksgiving, this day of frenzied shopping has since spread elsewhere. And although deals were generally limited to the shops previously, now there are tons of offers online you can take advantage of too. The issue with Black Friday is that it’s easy to get carried[…]

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