Blog (November 2019) - Staytripper

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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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    In news

    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.

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    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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    In Features

    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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    In Features

    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.