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24 December 2018 |

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Mystery and Mischief in Moomin Valley, The Old Market in Brighton
Discover a world where anything is possible! Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moomin Valley, where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful.
 
Magical puppetry, an ingenious pop-up book set, original music and interactive play will delight young audiences and encourage them to immerse themselves in a unique participatory story-telling. Expect snow, surprises and plenty of Moomin mischief!
 

 
http://theoldmarket.com/shows/mischief-mystery-moomin-valley/
 
 
Trevor Nelson Classics, SWX Bristol
Boxing Day is gonna be a big one, with BBC Radio 1Xtra/ BBC Radio 2's Trevor Nelson rolling into Bristol for a huge old school party you won’t want to miss!
 
Three stages play host to reggae and dancehall alongside the best of ‘90s and ‘00s soul, R&B and slow jams.
 

Image via SWX event page on Facebook
 
SWX Bristol is at 15 Nelson St, Bristol BS1 2JY
 
Book tickets here.
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Holkam Reserve Ramble
Holkham National Nature Reserve covers about 3706 hectares (9158 acres) from Wells-next-the-Sea to Burnham Overy, and comprises a number of rare and precious habitats including salt marsh, sand dunes, pine woodland, beach and grazing marsh.
 

Image credit: Holkham Hall via Facebook
 
Holkham Hall is in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB (Satnav: NR23 1RH)
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Book tickets here. [url=https://shop.myonlinebooking.co.uk/holkham/sessions.aspx?tid=75]https://shop.myonlinebooking.co.uk/holkham/sessions.aspx?tid=75[/url]

 
 
Boxing Day Sales, Arndale in Manchester (and UK-wide)
The shops and foodcourt open before sunrise at 7am on Boxing Day, so if you’re lucky enough to have some pennies rattling in your pocket, head to the Arndale to bag yourself a bargain!
 
And if you’re looking for an excuse, then shopping definitely includes walking. And that’s technically exercise…
 

Image credit: @ManArndale via Twitter
 
The Arndale Shopping Centre just off Exchange Square, is located at Manchester M4 1AZ

 
 
Christmas-Themed Ho-Ho-Hotel Room, Travelodge in York
Let’s end on a cracker – namely the ridiculously festive “Christmas Room” at the Travelodge in York. For only £45, your room comes replete with a 6ft tree, complementary mince pies and hot chocolate with marshmallows, “snow” carpet, festive room fragrance, and more.
 

Image courtesy of Travelodge
 
The Christmas Room is available to book from Monday 17 December 2018 until Sunday 6 January 2019.

 
 

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