Christmas – stuff to do – weblinks you may have missed

WEBLINKS OF THE WEEK is our weekly information mailer. Click on the links below to view in your web browser:

Dazzling Christmas lights: lots more houses across the UK are going to town on their light displays, whilst raising funds for charity, you can view some of the best here…
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2524776/Tripping-Christmas-light-fantastic-Meet-families-pull-stops-turn-homes-winter-wonderlands-despite-hefty-electricity-bills.html
and
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/your-most-dazzling-christmas-lights-2940892

Kids Xmas Activities – for free: lots of downloadable fun activities to help keep the youngsters entertained during the Christmas holidays, and they won’t cost a bean!
http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas

QI Christmas Quiz: try this seasonal quiz from the team behind the BBC1 programme QI
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/christmas/9759074/QI-Christmas-quiz.html

100 Years of Crosswords: this weekend we celebrate the centenary of the first crossword. This site, a blog by cryptic compiler John Halpern, is a fascinating look at the story of crosswords – http://100yearsofcrosswords.co.uk/

StreetSmart & Square Meal: Helping the homeless: you can check on this website which restaurants are participating in the StreetSmart scheme, whereby diners are encouraged to add just £1 onto their bills to help raise funds to help the homeless. This site lists all the restaurants and if you book with them they will donate a further £1 to the cause – http://www.squaremeal.co.uk/streetsmart

Stunning Wintry Scenes: it doesn’t need to snow for us to have white Christmas. Have a look at these scenes – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1336584/UK-weather-Frost-makes-countryside-look-like-Christmas-card.html

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