Christmas With Higgypop

Festive news, Christmas games, trivia, features and quizzes, as well as countdowns to those little steps that tell us Christmas is on the way, like the return of classic festive television commercials and the first sip of a Starbucks eggnog latte in a red cup.

Christmas
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    John Lewis Christmas Adverts Archive

    The complete list of all of the John Lewis Christmas ads, for each you'll find the advert as well as the full version of the cover song and the original track.

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    List Of Christmas Number 1s & Contenders

    A complete list of official Christmas number one songs by year, plus the songs they battled against to secure the number one spot in the festive top 40 chart.

My Christmas Video Playlist

More Festive Fun

  • Best Of Elf On The Shelf Moving

    December 21, 2018 4:10 PM

    The Elf on the Shelf craze started in 2005 when the children's picture book, 'The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition' was published. The book tells the story of a small scout elf who visits children on Santa Claus' behalf ahead of Christmas to check whether they're being naughty or nice... An...

  • Ultimate Christmas Preparation Checklist

    December 19, 2018 6:00 AM

    Buying batteries, wrapping paper for last minute gifts and a card for the mother-in-law are among the top things we forget every Christmas, according to research.

  • Top 10 Santas In Christmas Movies

    December 18, 2018 6:00 AM

    Richard Attenborough's movie portrayal of Father Christmas has been voted the nation's favourite of all time, according to a survey.

  • Santa's Reindeer Will Work For 31 Hours Straight This Christmas

    December 17, 2018 6:00 AM

    Santa's reindeer will travel a distance of over 41 million miles to deliver more than one million tonnes of presents on Christmas Eve, according to research.

  • How Does Elf On The Shelf Move Around?

    December 16, 2018 4:10 PM

    Have you ever wondered how your Elf on the Shelf moves around the house every night to a different location? Well, there are three main ways an elf moves. It can either appear and reappear, move super-fast so you can't see it, or sneak around when no one is looking.

  • Top 10 Things Parents Tell Kids To Keep Christmas Magic Alive

    December 16, 2018 6:00 AM

    Three quarters of parents tell white lies over the festive period to keep the magic of Christmas alive, according to research.

  • Paranormal Christmas Cards

    December 14, 2018 6:00 AM

    Break from the traditions of snowmen, robin red breast and Santa Claus and send your friends and family a Christmas card with a paranormal theme this Christmas.

  • The Elf On The Shelf Trend Explained

    December 13, 2018 6:00 AM

    You've probably heard of the Elf on the Shelf, they appear in homes around the world before Christmas and keep an eye on you to make sure you're behaving.

  • How Does Elf On The Shelf Arrive For The First Time?

    December 10, 2018 4:10 PM

    In this video I'll show you how the elf on the shelf gets into your house for the first time before Christmas... It starts with Santa picking someone from his naughty and nice list, now-a-days this is all done with a mobile app. He picks the boy or girl, assign a scout elf to him and sets the The...

  • Do Children In The UK Pray To Santa Claus?

    December 09, 2018 6:00 AM

    There's a bit of modern legend circulating that children in the UK pray to Santa Claus, but do children really pray to the jolly bearded one?

  • Llamas Are Taking Over Christmas 2018

    December 06, 2018 6:00 AM

    Reindeers used to pretty much have an exclusive affinity with Christmas but this year a new animal is being made the top Christmas emblem, the llama.

  • Elf On The Shelf Caught Moving On CCTV

    December 04, 2018 4:10 PM

    Elf on the shelf caught moving around the house on security camera at Christmas... After I caught my Elf on the Shelf moving around last Christmas, I decided to get some proper night vision security cameras installed so that I could capture his movements properly this year.

  • Paranormal Television Christmas 2018

    December 03, 2018 6:00 AM

    The BBC will once again be bring us a tradition ghost story for Christmas for 2018, there's also paranormal Netflix specials and horror movies to look out for.

  • Christmas Gifts For Ghost Hunters 2018

    December 02, 2018 6:00 AM

    2018's best gifts to buy any paranormal enthusiast, from ghost hunting gadgets to t-shirts to let them tell the world they're a proud ghost hunter as well as novelty items.

  • 10 Best Advent Calendars For 2018

    December 01, 2018 6:00 AM

    If you want something a little more exciting than a tiny bite of cheap chocolate behind each of the doors of your advent calendar this year, then here's ten of the best with unusual gifts and treats for adults behind each door to open ahead of Christmas 2018.

  • Santa Claus Caught On Hidden Security Camera

    November 29, 2018 12:10 AM

    In this video I will attempt to capturer Santa Claus on hidden security cameras places around the home on Christmas Eve. I've placed a tiny camera watching over the cookies and milk I left out for Santa, one hidden in a bauble on the Christmas tree and another on the roof on the lookout for...

  • John Lewis Christmas Ad 2018

    November 14, 2018 6:00 PM

    This year's story is about the power of a gift and how that gift inspired and influenced the course of a little boy's life, that boy happens to be Elton John.

  • Is Krampus Real?

    December 25, 2017 6:00 AM

    Krampus is a half-man, half-goat, half-demon who is hellbent on destroying Christmas for everyone, including Neil Petark. He's also responsible for punishing children who are on the naughty list. If you're feeling brave, then these instruction will show you how you can summon Krampus on Christmas Eve.

  • Ghost Stories For Christmas

    December 24, 2017 6:00 AM

    This December I want to revive the tradition of sharing ghost stories at Christmas, an old practice that was popular in Victorian times. So, for just before Christmas 2017, I'll be streaming a live collection of stories, especially selected for Christmas and read exclusively for Higgypop.com.

  • Christmas Drinks To Avoid

    December 22, 2017 6:00 AM

    Christmas is a time when lots of seasonal alcoholic drinks appear on the shelves, but are they any good? In the spirit of research, we decided to raid the local shops to find some Christmassy drinks and put them to the test.

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