Our big festive giveaway is back! One lucky reader will win all of these fantastic prizes, worth over £2000…
Junction Christmas Show Tickets
Our winner will enjoy a theatre trip on the house with four tickets to the Junction’s fabulous festive show, The Snow Queen. Performed by New International Encounter, it promises to be a magical experience featuring live music, irritable ogres, helpful crows, bicycling reindeer and maybe even a sprinkling of snow…
North Pole, Cambridge Tickets
After a hiatus in 2020, the city’s favourite festive attraction is back on Parker’s Piece – and we’ve got tickets up for grabs! At the heart of the North Pole, Cambridge, is the huge ice rink, where you can have hours of fun gliding and sliding about before warming up with a mulled wine or hot chocolate. There’s also a range of stalls to explore, as well as traditional fairground rides, making it a perfect family day out. Our winner will receive two family passes, which can include either one adult and three children, or two adults and two children (under 13).
Love Cambridge Gift Card
Accepted at hundreds of businesses, the Love Cambridge Gift Card – delivered by Cambridge Business Improvement District (Cambridge BID) – is a preloaded Mastercard which you can use across the city. Our lucky winner will be given £100 to shop ’til they drop at their choice of stores, restaurants, salons, attractions and more!
Transformulas Gift Set
UK-based beauty brand Transformulas, loved by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, is giving our winner one of its Wake Up & Glow sets – a special edition gift box containing two skincare staples that will transform your complexion.
The Flawless Photoglow is a lightweight cream with SPF 30+ that perfects, protects and boosts radiance, while the Flawless Eye Wakeup serum is a first-aid treatment for your eyes, revitalising the area, reducing puffiness and deeply hydrating sensitive skin around your peepers.
Moonlight Bubbles Spa Evening for Two
The spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel, located in Newmarket, is renowned for offering guests a luxurious space to unwind and relax in. This five-bubble rated spa is offering one lucky winner (and guest) the chance to enjoy its Moonlight Bubbles Spa evening for two, for free! Included in the package is three-hours of access to the spa facilities, which include heat and hydrotherapy experiences and rooftop hot tub, plus a cocktail or glass of champagne, and a branded tote bag and slippers to take home.
T&Cs apply: Subject to availability. No cash alternative. Can not be used during racing, sales or special dates. For the named winner and choice of guest only. Prize can’t be exchanged.
Bundle from The Swoop
Local cider makers Cranes are doing their bit to support local businesses by launching The Swoop, a new retail taproom based in the city centre. The Swoop will serve delicious drinks to enjoy in the bar or takeaway, as well as offering a shopping experience committed to exclusively selling products produced within 50 miles of the shop on Green Street. To celebrate the launch, The Swoop is offering a brilliant bundle featuring a £30 voucher, and some tasty bottles of cider!
Polarn O. Pyret Voucher
We are giving away a £100 voucher to spend at sustainable clothing brand Polarn O. Pyret, which you can find online and at the Grand Arcade shopping centre. The store’s gorgeous winter collection is bursting with colour and style for children up to 12 years of age. Not only have the brand’s iconic stripes had a seasonal makeover, but the festive PJs are perfect for the whole family. Also famous for its outerwear, Polarn O. Pyret doesn’t disappoint with its much-loved padded coats and waterproof trousers, which are guaranteed to keep children warm, dry and stylish – whatever the weather!
Vodka & Champagne Cognac
Our winner will also be able to tuck into a pair of premium tipples from luxury beverage brand Ellustria. The Prunier VSOP Grande Champagne Cognac uses the first cru of the cognac production area – the most renowned terroir – while the Snow Queen Enigma Vodka is a luxurious craft offering presented in a super high-quality, cut-glass bottle, with etched frosting and silver accents. Although packaged immaculately, the real star is the liquid inside, which is subtly flavoured with rose, lavender and vanilla. Snow Queen Enigma promises a refined experience, quite unlike any other vodka.
Spa Day at Cambridge Country Club
Our winner will enjoy a luxurious trip to the newly renovated Cambridge Country Club in Bourn, with a spa day for two worth £160. Between 9am and 3pm, you can explore the plush facilities, which include a premium-quality gym, huge swimming pool, Himalayan salt spa and refreshing rainforest showers. You’ll also be treated to a 60-minute treatment – take your pick between massages, manicures and more – and a delicious lunch for two at the spa lounge. As a memento of your day, you’ll be given a fluffy robe and slippers to take home with you!
Prometheus The Game Colour De Luxe Edition
Christmas is officially board game season, and Prometheus is one of the most innovative and enjoyable out there! It’s easy to play, impossible to draw and no two experiences are the same. It is similar to chess, but more dynamic, involving an evolving scenario of different-shaped board pieces, where the object of the game is to capture the cherished sphere of our opponent. The game can be used to develop foresight and strategic thinking – and, amazingly, players do not feel unhappy when they lose, as they often do in chess – they just want to play another round of Prometheus!
Grafton Centre Voucher
Our winner will also receive £150 to spend at retailers at The Grafton, taking their pick from a host of big name brands and fab indie eateries. From fashion favourites like H&M and River Island, to beauty buys at Boots and The Perfume Shop – not forgetting the VUE cinema, there’ll be plenty of options!
T&Cs apply: The Grafton reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. The prize is a £150 gift card for a store of the winners choice from a participating list of The Grafton retailers. The Grafton centre team, managers, supervisors, and their immediate families of those can-not enter and any entries will be invalid. By entering the competition, the winner consents to any publicity generated as a result of the draw and use on websites, social media platforms, magazines or mobile services at any time without further consent or payment.
Fitzbillies Christmas Hamper Box
A box of delicious treats from iconic bakery Fitzbillies, this hamper contains a traditional iced fruit cake, a Christmas pudding, four mince pies, a jar of Cambridge marmalade, raspberry jam, a packet of shortbread, a tin of loose leaf English breakfast tea, some salted caramel fudge and a packet of chocolate honeycomb. Last, but not least, you’ll find four ultra-sticky Chelsea buns!
Bobbin Mirror Mirror Helmet
Bobbin Bikes, an independent, family-run company based in East London, offers a beautiful range of retro-inspired bicycles, helmets and accessories for all ages. From the chic Brownie 7 for adults, to the adorable Gingersnap for kids, the whole range sings with colour and vintage charm. We’ve teamed up with the much-loved brand to give away one of its dazzling Mirror Mirror helmets in gold. Both gorgeous and super-visible, this helmet makes safety stylish – and also comes in chrome, bronze and rose gold.
Overnight Stay at The Varsity
Our lucky winner will also be treated to the ultimate winter staycation, with an overnight stay for two at the independently owned Varsity Hotel & Spa. This luxury boutique hotel is located in the heart of the city on Thompson’s Lane, truly immersing guests in the beauty, culture and charm of Cambridge from the moment they arrive. As well as a stay in one of the hotel’s stylish bedrooms, the winner and their guest will be treated to a delicious three-course meal and bottle of wine at Six, the hotel’s all-day brasserie. With floor-to-ceiling windows throughout and a spectacular terrace, diners at Six can enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the city’s skyscape while they dine.
Ts&Cs apply: Redeemable in January or February 2022. Offer would be available during weekdays and not over the weekends.
A Kimono Gown from Curating Cambridge
Luxuriate at home this Christmas in a stunning kimono-style gown from Curating Cambridge, an online shop selling unique gifts inspired by the diverse collections of the University of Cambridge. The soft, satin robe is decorated with a beautiful print inspired by the botanical studies of Princess Louise d’Orléans, whose original detailed paintings of flora and fauna can be found at The Fitzwilliam Museum. Even if you don’t win the prize bundle, you can enjoy 10% off at Curating Cambridge this Christmas by using the code EDITION10 (expires 31 December 2021, excludes shipping).
Ts&Cs apply: Opening hours: 11am-6pm weekends, year-round (additional weekdays added to meet demand). Suitable for adults and children aged 8+.
5 Tickets to Rumble Live Action Gaming
The ultimate day out for fans of video games, Rumble Live Action Gaming brings popular battle royale franchises such as Fortnite and Call of Duty to real life, with team-based fun! Located in eight acres of beautiful woodland in Grafham Water, you’ll have endless fun scavenging to find utility boxes containing extra ammo, respawns and special weapon upgrades to take down the other team, plus you’ll experience state-of-the-art technology with the best laser rifles and grenades that track your performance throughout the game.
Lumie Bodyclock Spark 100
Instead of being jolted from sleep by an alarm, the Bodyclock Spark 100 wakes you gradually and more effectively with brightening light. It’s made by Cambridge-based company Lumie, and offers benefits including boosting energy, productivity and mood throughout the day. It also helps you get ready for sleep at night, keeping blue light to a minimum, while providing fully adjustable bedroom lighting. At bedtime, the sunset feature helps promote your body’s natural sleep response, allowing you to drift off naturally. As your room gets dark, the light-sensitive display switches off to help you switch off fully.