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Month: October 2013

Christmas Markets

Posted on 31st October 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Christmas Markets One of the things we love about living in France is that Christmas is a time of tradition and family rather than mass commercialisation.

Part of the tradition is the Christmas Markets that are held around Europe. We are lucky in that we have 2 of the best Christmas markets in lovely cities close by – Amiens and Arras. We have availability at No.fifty6 from late November so why not think about a trip to this wonderful area and treat yourself to some traditional style Christmas shopping and stock up on yummy treats.

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BBC Reveals Plans to Commemorate World War One

Posted on 16th October 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

BBC Reveals Plans to Commemorate World War One The BBC has revealed how it plans to mark the centenary of World War I.
Programming and events will span four years, across television, radio and online, from 2014-2018, echoing the time frame of the war itself.

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