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Nifty Gifts: 10 Gifts for under £20

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Black Friday is over! The weekend of discounts is over! Cyber Monday is over! But at Wowcher the deals are never over! Worried you missed out on the best way to buy great Christmas presents at great Christmas prices? Fret not. We’ve compiled a list so good that even Santa won’t need to check twice: 10 Christmas gifts for under £20. These gift ideas will …

Wowcher Takes on Top Gear

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There’s been no shortage of TV scandals in recent years. The Great British Bake Off had us on the edge of our seats with #bingate, and we sat with mouths agape as a violinist chucked eggs at Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent in 2013. However, no TV scandal had us in more distress than the day the bad boy of the BBC (Jezza Clarkson, …

The Wowcher Guide To Bonfire Night

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Remember, remember, the fifth of November… To be honest, as much as we may remind ourselves to bear this date in mind, it’s easy to forget how downright bizarre a holiday it is. Back in 1605, a group of fourteen English Catholics who were tired of being persecuted by the monarch decided to take a stand. Renting a cellar under the House of Lords, these …

Wowcher Gets Wet and Wild @ Hot Tub Cinema

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When it comes to kicking back and unwinding, there are a couple of staple indulgences on which we can always rely: A powerful cinema experience, with its ability to transport us to faraway worlds and regale us with thrilling tales of derring-do, is perfect for momentarily distracting us from our daily worries; Soaking in a hot tub is also a sure-fire winner, what with the …

Who’s The PumpKing or Queen of Wowcher?

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With Halloween creeping in, we’ve got so many frightfully wonderful things to look forward to that it’s hard to contain our excitement. Fancy dress, tonnes of sweets, the black bun Halloween Whopper at Burger King… and pumpkin carving, of course! Back in the day, pumpkin carving was simple. You cut the top off, scooped out the insides, cut three triangles on the front (two eyes …

Wowcher at the Theatre: The Railway Children

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“Try to imagine it as an adventure, all sorts of things might happen.” E.E. Nesbitt, The Railway Children That The Railway Children should be brought to life anywhere other than King’s Cross seems unimaginable, but even more unimaginable is how well the space at the King’s Cross Theatre plays host to the story, over a century after its initial publication. A staple of family Christmases …

Wowcher Gets Weird @ Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

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Here at Wowcher, we’re fans of the wonderfully weird, the beautifully bizarre and the just plain peculiar. We can’t wait to head down to Somerset to wander through Banksy’s ‘bemusement park’, we’re desperate to try KFC’s new pink burger buns, and hell, we were even on board with green ketchup. So, as a special end of summer treat, I was sent off to Ripley’s Believe It …