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Big ol' list of Christmas Activities

Here are 50 (yes, 50) things you should do over Xmas. Ho, ho, ho.

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So, you’re in-need of some quick-fire Christmas inspiration? We’ve got you sorted – you're welcome.

Lets be real, who doesn't need ideas on what to do over Christmas - and we've got plenty more than the basics.

FYI - if you're looking for more detailed info on what you should be doing over Xmas, check out our blog all about it (think DIY decs and festive baking).

  1. Head to Santa’s Grotto
  2. Watch some Christmas films
  3. Bake a Christmas Cake
  4. Make paperchains
  5. Have a Christmas song karaoke
  6. Watch Christmas episodes of your fav TV shows
  7. Decorate Christmas biscuits
  8. Make paper snowflakes
  9. DIY Christmas gifts
  10. Wear your Christmas jumper
  11. Home-make mulled wine
  12. Drink eggnog (or make a snowball)
  13. Make a charcuterie board
  14. Eat smoores
  15. Decorate your fireplace
  16. DIY your own stockings
  17. Donate food to the food bank
  18. Make your own Christmas tree ornaments
  19. Write and send Christmas cards to loved ones
  20. Make some reindeer food to put out on Christmas Eve
  21. Go Christmas present shopping
  22. Drive past houses that have Christmas lights in your neighbourhood
  23. Go for a walk wrapped up in your warmest layers
  24. Attend a Christmas market
  25. Read a Christmassy book
  26. Try out a new hobby
  27. Donate to your chosen charity
  28. Have a board games night
  29. Learn how to fold Christmassy napkins
  30. Find new ways to cook brussel sprouts
  31. Listen to (or sing at) a carols service
  32. Make your own advent calendar
  33. Create your own Christmas playlist
  34. Try knitting
  35. Eat mince pies
  36. Light the fire and have a PJs day
  37. Go to the theatre
  38. Make your most luxurious hot chocolate
  39. Build and decorate a gingerbread house
  40. Make your own wrapping paper
  41. Buy yourself a present and wrap it for under the tree (do not open until the 25th!)
  42. Organise a family, friend or workplace Secret Santa
  43. Light some Christmassy scented candles
  44. Start a new friends/family tradition
  45. Go ice skating
  46. Travel to another city for a Christmas Market
  47. Create your own gift tags and bags
  48. Visit relatives
  49. Make a snowman (if you’ve been blessed with snow)
  50. Explore luxury department stores and their Christmas displays

P.S Why do we feel the need to spend the whole month of December doing anything and labelling it as ‘festive’? We don’t know either. But honestly, we’re not complaining. We love that sh*t.

Not a Christmas lover? That's cool (eye roll), we've got plenty of adult-friendly days out ideas AND family-friendly activities you should check out. Bah Humbug!

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