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5 Games to Play at Christmas

By Illumination Street Staff | 24th December 2020

These five games are some family favourites, and the best thing about them is, you don’t need to have purchased them. The only thing you’ll need with these games is a pen and paper, a timer and your family!! Charades This is a classic family game which I’m sure all of you know. Pick a…


By Illumination Street Staff | 22nd December 2020

The Public has spoken so here and we have been overwhelmed with the amount of votes we’ve had for this year’s Best Front Door and Best Children’s Display category. So let’s see who won the hearts of the public this year… Best Front Door In first place and winner of £100 worth of British Garden…


By Illumination Street Staff | 20th December 2020

In its second year, we have seen entries to Illumination Street skyrocket. As the British public took to their streets once again to deck their neighbourhoods with twinkling fairy lights and stunning spectacles, it was great to see so many festively festooned homes. Sponsored by British Garden Centres group, Illumination Street has over £5,000 worth…

Public Vote Illumination Street 2020

By Illumination Street Staff | 16th December 2020


Dressing your table for Christmas Dinner

By Illumination Street Staff | 10th December 2020

Ah the Christmas Dinner. Possibly one of the things we most look forward to at Christmas time. 3 types of stuffing, extra gravy and of course pigs in blankets. So why not make your table look as good as your festive feast and spruce things up this year. We’re here with some helpful tips on how…

How to decorate small spaces at Christmas

By Illumination Street Staff | 8th December 2020

December has arrived, and with it comes the festivities and plenty of planning and preparation to make Christmas a fun and enjoyable time. With many people living in flats, apartments, bedsits, or small homes, you may want to decorate for Christmas without compromising on space. So, use these hints and tips to help you decorate…

3 Delicious Baking Recipes for Christmas

By Illumination Street Staff | 27th November 2020

There’s no better smell at Christmas than the smell of baking radiating from your Kitchen. We’ve got some family favourite recipes for you and your loved ones to get cooking this Christmas. Gingerbread Men The gingerbread man is a staple during the festive season. They are sweet, fun and most importantly… delicious. Follow the recipe…

Have yourself an Eco Friendly Christmas

By Illumination Street Staff | 20th November 2020

There are many Christmas traditions that we’ve done them for years, our parents did them and so did their parents. Giving presents, lights on the tree things like that. With the knowledge we have now, many of us are slightly more conscious about our carbon footprint and use of plastics etc. If you’re looking for…

Alternative Christmas tree toppers

By Illumination Street Staff | 13th November 2020

Find out about alternative Christmas tree toppers to add something different to your festive display. When decorating your tree there are some traditions that seem to stick throughout the years. Things such as lights, tinsel and especially what goes on top of your tree. Some people have family heirlooms that have been passed down through…

Plant up Festive Containers

By Illumination Street Staff | 10th November 2020

Get into the Christmas spirit by planting up festive containers filled with flowers and foliage that will bring you some winter cheer. For some, the winter months mean prepping the garden for the winter frosts and potentially ‘closing shop’ for the cold season. As the nights grow darker and the mornings colder, it doesn’t mean…