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Dreaming of Christmas … countdown begins

by Bernadette Fallon

Okay, so it’s not even Halloween yet, but we know that our readers love Christmas; among our most popular features this week are how to make Christmas tree decorations, Christmas cards and personalised Christmas gifts. Plus, over 20% of you said you plan to start Christmas shopping this month.




If you’re already dreaming of Christmas or, in fact, dreaming of a White Christmas, book yourself in for the West End premiere of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, which runs from November 12 2014 to January 3 2015 (previews from November 8). It’s the first time White Christmas the musical has been performed in London, and this year also marks 60 years since the release of the original White Christmas film, starring Bing Crosby. And that famous song, for so many years the best-selling song ever released …




London’s Fenwick is using the opportunity to launch another first, and will be opening its famous Bond St corner balcony for the first time since the end of World War II on October 29. If you’re around Bond St at 5pm that afternoon, come down to see Aled Jones lead the cast of White Christmas in a performance of the title song – under a blanket of snow. Of course …




If you’re not in London, hopefully somebody will post it on YouTube. And, if you’d like to take a trip to see a show for Christmas, check out our travel shop for great theatre and hotel breaks.




White Christmas runs at London's Dominion Theatre, tickets £37.50 to £67.50, for more information and to book visit




Join the crafty fun - see all of our Christmas craft projects here



And counting ... your Christmas Countdown clock

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