With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we would round up some fun and magical facts about this time of year that you probably haven’t heard before. Consider it our yuletide gift to you – feel free to impress your colleagues and family with your festive knowledge!

Spider decorations - Spiders may seem an unlikely festive decoration, but in Polish legend a spider wove a blanket for Baby Jesus, so they are celebrated as symbols of goodness and prosperity.

How old is your Christmas tree? - Did you buy a real Christmas tree this year? It’s likely to have been left to grow for around 15 years before being cut down and sold to you.

The real meaning of Boxing Day - The real meaning of Boxing Day has been mostly lost in modern times – the name comes from the collection of ‘alms boxes’ in churches to donate to the poor.However you’re celebrating this year, The Let’s Go Out Team wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!

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