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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ILLUMINATION STREET WINNERS 2021

Illumination Street Winners 2021

The third year of Illumination Street has been a festive triumph, with double the entries from last year. There were hundreds of submissions of front doors, gardens, and communities filled top-to-toe with dazzling lights and illuminations. Through a tumultuous year there is one thing that shone through and that is the spirit of Christmas. 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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Your Christmas Gift Guide

Nothing says Christmas like sitting down and making your Christmas present list. Whether your family is big or small, we’re here to help guide you with the help of British Garden Centres to find the perfect gifts this Christmas. For the kids We all know that Christmas is really for the children. If you have…

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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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5 Games to Play at Christmas

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…

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ILLUMINATION STREET PUBLIC VOTE WINNERS

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…

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