Acland Street Community Outdoor Display 2021

We are taking a look back at the amazing Christmas lighting displays that have been shared with us. The first of which is Acland Street in Hull, which as you can see is an incredible lighting display from the community who live there. This definitely puts us in the seasonal spirit and spreads a lot…

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Illumination Street wants to hear about your Christmas displays

At Illumination Street, we’re hoping to spread Christmas cheer once again. As always, the campaign aims to boost and celebrate the magic of Christmas with displays of lights, plants, and community spirit. In the current climate, many people will be adapting their Christmas displays, but the resilience of the British people is clear as many…

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The 12 Scents of Christmas

The phrase ‘smells like Christmas’ is something we use throughout the year. Whether it’s a cinnamon scented candle or a fresh scent of pine, here are some scents you’ll associate with Christmas and how to bring them into your home this festive period. Mulled wine Mulled wine on the stove is a classic Christmas scent.…

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Entering Illumination Street

Entries for Illumination Street opened on 1st November, this means that you are able to submit your written entry and photos into this year’s competition. This page will close at 11.59pm on 12th December. First thing to do is choose your category. Select the category you think best suits your display. If we think you…

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ILLUMINATION STREET 2021

Illumination Street is back for its third year, and it’s set to be bigger and brighter than ever. This run up to Christmas, Illumination Street sponsored by British Garden Centres Group and backed by The Daily Express, is here with £5,000 worth of prizes to be awarded to the nation’s brightest homes. Entries for this…

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Halloween Traditions

It’s time to get spooky! Find out more about some Halloween traditions from across the world and why people still do them today. Halloween or All Hallows Eve is a holiday that is celebrated in most countries around the world. The day dates back to Celts who celebrated the holiday Samhain on 31st October and…

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Do you deck your halls before December?

Back in October we asked you whether you were going to be putting up your Christmas lights earlier this year. This was because we know that 2020 hasn’t been the year that any of us had expected, so we wondered if you were fast forwarding to the festive period. So, do you deck your halls…

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