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Get in the festive spirit with these shows

One of the best things you can do as a family at this time of year is head to the theatre for some festive performances and luckily there are a whole host of them taking place all over the country. To help you narrow down your options, we’ve picked a few festive favourites for you.

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The best places to meet Father Christmas in 2019

If you have kids, there is nothing more exciting than taking them to meet Father Christmas in a Grotto somewhere. Wherever you are in the country, you’ll find multiple Santas and elves handing out presents and chatting to your children about what they’d like to see under the tree.
It’s almost like a right of passage, so here are a selection of some of the best Santa meeting experiences being held this year.

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Donna Wallace of British Vogue to select Bath's Fashion Museum’s Dress of the Year 2019

The Fashion Museum Bath is pleased to announce that the selector of Dress of the Year 2019 is Donna Wallace, Fashion and Accessories Editor at British Vogue. Each year, the Fashion Museum invites a top name from the fashion industry to select an outfit that encapsulates the prevailing mood of fashion, represents the past year and captures the imagination. The chosen design becomes part of the Fashion Museum’s world-class collection and goes on display in the museum galleries.

beatrix potter

Explore the world of Beatrix Potter

If you have children, no doubt you’ll be aware of the animated adaptation of the Peter Rabbit stories that came to the cinema last year. If your kids loved that, they may be excited to know that there is a second film coming out now and if you like that your children are getting to experience the stories that you loved as a child, you may want to read on as we show you how you can explore the world of Beatrix Potter…

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This year’s top pick of Christmas Markets

I know, it’s not quite Christmas yet, but no doubt you will have noticed that the shops have started sneaking the old Christmas song into their playlists and that decorations and Christmas themed treats have started appearing in shop windows. If you need a little bit of encouragement to get into the Christmas spirit, take a look at our selection of the best Christmas events to really get you in a festive mood.

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Escape the hustle and bustle in the run up to Christmas in Bath

If you're visiting Bath's Christmas Market this year and need somewhere to escapem Bath Central Library will be offering a safe and quiet space for families with children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities in the run up to Christmas. The aim is to help them escape the crowds and noise they may find stressful. 

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10 great places to visit this autumn

Halloween is over, we’ve just had bonfire night, Autumn is coming to an end and before we know it, it’ll be winter and you’ll start noticing tinsel up all over the place. Before the season finishes though, we thought we’d give you the lowdown of the best places to visit in the UK.

bonfire night

Britain’s bon fire traditions

Bon Fire night is almost upon us and with it a whole host of seasonal activities and events including firework displays and a few other traditions that continue to be celebrated. Naturally, you can find the best bon fire night events in your area by clicking here and using the search bar, but if you want to find out a little more about the various bonfire night traditions that take place across Britain, read on.

halloween 2019

The UK’s most haunted places

With Halloween approaching what better time of year is there for talking about some of Britain’s spookiest locations? We talked a little about haunted royal residents last month, so this time we’ve picked a selection of the most so-called haunted sites in Britain. If you’re faint hearted, maybe read this in the day time, otherwise, dive in and prepare to be spooked!

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Great National Parks everyone should visit

Britain is full of beautiful open fields and green spaces and visiting one of the National Parks is a great way to watch the seasons change and as we venture further into autumn, it’s the ideal time to visit and take a walk around these beautiful sites.

What's On Highlights

  1. Christmas and New Year events
    Ring in the Christmas season in style by attending the many events taking place around the UK to be injected with some home grown Christmas cheer!
  2. Food and Drink Events
    Eating is one of life's great pleasures and as the UK is home to some of the world's most iconic foods, the Yorkshire Pudding, Haggis and Rarebit to name but a few, and of course the multicultural society also means you'll find dishes from all over the world all on your doorstep.
  3. Family Friendly events
    Family friendly events happening in the UK. The UK is full of great attractions that are family friendly and great fun for all!
  4. Free events
    It doesn't matter whether you're watching the pennies or not, everyone loves a free day out, so if you're on a budget or just looking to get the most for your money, you're in the right place.
  5. Sport & Activities Events
    Here at Staytripper we aim to connect you with the best activities and events across the UK so you can make the most of your trip. If you’re a daredevil or someone who likes to stay active while you’re exploring new places, we can help you find the perfect activity for you.
  6. Festivals & Local Shows
    If you are a fan of festivals, then you are in luck! Staytripper aims to connect you with the events that you want to attend, including intimate music gigs, big scale musicals, dance events, food and drink festivals, community events, farm shows and more.

Destinations

  1. Cardiff
    Full of sound and colour, Cardiff is a jewel in Wales’ crown, there truly is something for everyone in this accessible and interesting city. From the hustle and bustle of the St David’s Centre and the traditional high street and arcades around the mall, the history and heritage of the castle and parkland. The city has an amazing street style and fashion subculture that you’ll notice by exploring some of the quieter shopping areas. Staytripper Cardiff is launching soon!

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