Christmas

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas
Charity

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas

As low-income families across the UK face a difficult festive season, Kitmas is making sure kids have something to open on Christmas day.

Matt Haig on A Boy Called Christmas and how to look after your mental health this festive season
Film

Matt Haig on A Boy Called Christmas and how to look after your mental health this festive season

For many, Christmas isn’t all joy and sparkle. Matt Haig’s relatable kids’ book on the season’s darker side is now a poignant festive movie.

Cheap Christmas gifts: Affordable and ethical presents for budgets from £10 to £100
Christmas

Cheap Christmas gifts: Affordable and ethical presents for budgets from £10 to £100

When it comes to Christmas present shopping, buying both ethically and affordably doesn’t have to be tough.

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children
Christmas

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children

Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre
Art

Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre

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Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Art

Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Andrea Bocelli is ‘very attached’ to Christmas traditions
Music

Andrea Bocelli is ‘very attached’ to Christmas traditions

How you can help families struggling to buy toys this Christmas
News

How you can help families struggling to buy toys this Christmas

How to save money and the environment this Christmas
Life

How to save money and the environment this Christmas

The Chilly Gonzales Guide to a Bittersweet Christmas
Music

The Chilly Gonzales Guide to a Bittersweet Christmas

How to spread comfort and joy with a reverse advent calendar
Life

How to spread comfort and joy with a reverse advent calendar

Sam Fender takes on homelessness this Christmas with ‘Winter Song’
Music

Sam Fender takes on homelessness this Christmas with ‘Winter Song’

Time for hard truths: A Christmas ‘golden ticket’ won’t fix this crisis
Opinion

Time for hard truths: A Christmas ‘golden ticket’ won’t fix this crisis

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‘I felt valued and loved and wanted’: Care leavers at Christmas
News

‘I felt valued and loved and wanted’: Care leavers at Christmas

Sonny Liston – the Santa that scared America
News

Sonny Liston – the Santa that scared America

Meet the man fighting for the royalties due to the unsung heroes of Christmas
Music

Meet the man fighting for the royalties due to the unsung heroes of Christmas

“We’re provisionally booked for the Albert Hall!” Chris Kamara on his Xmas LP
Music

“We’re provisionally booked for the Albert Hall!” Chris Kamara on his Xmas LP

My #BigChristmasWish: our campaign for the festive season!
News

My #BigChristmasWish: our campaign for the festive season!

The Big Issue’s kids Christmas cover competition 2019
Competitions

The Big Issue’s kids Christmas cover competition 2019

Last Christmas director Paul Feig on street artist STIK’s role in the film
Film

Last Christmas director Paul Feig on street artist STIK’s role in the film

Henry Golding: Love, jeopardy and a bit of magic in Last Christmas
Film

Henry Golding: Love, jeopardy and a bit of magic in Last Christmas

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Emma Thompson says kindness and compassion are not just for Christmas
TV

Emma Thompson says kindness and compassion are not just for Christmas

A universal question: What was the Star of Bethlehem?
Opinion

A universal question: What was the Star of Bethlehem?

Bake yourself a merry little Christmas with Bake Off champion Nadiya
TV

Bake yourself a merry little Christmas with Bake Off champion Nadiya

This season’s saints – the people doing good at Christmas
Activism

This season’s saints – the people doing good at Christmas

Jeremy Corbyn backs Big Issue single as Christmas No 1 race hots up
News

Jeremy Corbyn backs Big Issue single as Christmas No 1 race hots up

Mull of Kintyre at 40 – Paul McCartney speaks exclusively to The Big Issue
Music

Mull of Kintyre at 40 – Paul McCartney speaks exclusively to The Big Issue

Join in as The Big Issue takes on Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé in Christmas No 1 race
News

Join in as The Big Issue takes on Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé in Christmas No 1 race

Alexander Armstrong: “Christmas is the most musical time of the year”
TV

Alexander Armstrong: “Christmas is the most musical time of the year”

ALL of our Christmas cover entries in one place – it’ll knock your socks off!
News

ALL of our Christmas cover entries in one place – it’ll knock your socks off!

Charities making homelessness a number one issue this Christmas
Activism

Charities making homelessness a number one issue this Christmas

Introducing our 2017 kids’ cover competition winner – well done Martin!
News

Introducing our 2017 kids’ cover competition winner – well done Martin!

Alexander Armstrong: All Christmas music is valid – even The Wombles!
TV

Alexander Armstrong: All Christmas music is valid – even The Wombles!