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Wowcher’s Guide to London’s Christmas Lights

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If, like Kanye West, you’re obsessed with all of the lights, all of the lights, right now is probably your favourite time of year! All over the country (all over the world!) Christmas lights are going on, illuminating cities with hundreds of thousands of sparkling lights, baubles, tinsels and more. Here at Wowcher, you know we love a bit of glitz and glamour, so you …

The Wowcher Guide to Christmas Markets

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To unashamedly steal the immortal words of Andy Williams, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s not just the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer that fills us with festive joy, it’s the opportunity to head to one of the many Christmas markets that the world has to offer. There’s no better way to spend the …

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’s Guide To Halloween Costumes

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Need some last minute Halloween costume inspiration? You’ve come to the right place… Karen from ‘Mean Girls’. You’ll just need a pair of mouse ears, blonde wig and constant vacant stare for this one. Zombie Minnie Mouse Throw on anything polka dot and then go wild with the make up. Need a little help? Then head to a two hour Halloween SFX makeup masterclass with …

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 …

If at first you don’t succeed…

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When the Rugby World Cup began a few weeks ago, the country was overwhelmed with excitement. Would England bring home the trophy once more and this time reign in triumph on their home turf? Would Twickenham ring loudly with sounds of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ as Chris Robshaw lifted the trophy in his (lovely) arms? No. No he wouldn’t. That chariot has sailed. Where we …

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 …