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The Scare Fest

Monday, October 29th, 2007

This Halloween visit Alton Towers for the annual scare fest between the 13th of October and the 4th of November 2007.

With plenty to do and see Alton Towers provides the ultimate day out. The usual fun the theme park provides such as rides like Air, Nemesis, The Flume, Corkscrew, Oblivion and Rita will be accompanied by some scary treats. There will be Halloween characters parading around the park that you can either run away from or have your photograph taken with, fright lights, an eerie light and laser show on selected dates in the evenings and plenty more.

Alton Towers Scare Fest

For more information about the scare fest, Alton Towers attractions and location visit www.altontowers.com, also if you book online you can save £10.

MTV European Music Awards 2007

Monday, October 29th, 2007

MTV European Music AwardsThe time of year is approaching where Europe gets to show off its talent. The MTV European Music Award is just a matter of days away and there’s a selection of great acts to look forward to seeing perform.

Snoop Dog is set to host the event in Munich on the 1st of November 2007 and will be joined by acts such as Depeche Mode, Good Charlotte, Joss Stone and Michael Stipe to name a few, who are scheduled to present awards. Performers set to appear are hot on the charts such as Avril Lavigne, Mika, My Chemical Romance and more.

The event will be aired on MTV live on Thursday beginning at 21:00 so tune in then.

Piers Morgan Book Signing

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

pieresmorgan.jpgSome of you might love him and some of you might not but the ex-editor of the Daily Mirror is set to appear at Harrods department store in Knightsbridge, London to do a book signing.

Piers Morgan charts his journey in a revealing, diary like form, from the his Tabloid journalist days with the Daily Mirror to his new found fame status in his new book ‘Don’t You Know Who I Am? A book spelling the good and the bad points of the media spotlight.

To meet Piers and get your copy signed visit the Waterstones department on the third floor at 12 noon on Saturday the 24th of November 2007. You can also purchase ‘Don’t You Know Who I Am?’ from www.play.com for £13.49.

Party With Warehouse This November

Friday, October 26th, 2007

warehouse1.jpgWarehouse in association with Grazia Magazine have planned a number of in store Christmas party events in selected stores around the UK and Ireland. Along with a fabulous 25% discount you will receive drinks (if aged over 18) and a goody bag with purchase (while stocks last). How perfectly timed for the holidays?

A selected store in the cities of London, Birmingham, Bluewater, Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle will host the events on the 8th of November 2007 and a selected store in Dublin, Belfast, Arklow and Athlone will host the events on the 15th of November 2007 except for Galway which is on the 22nd of November 2007. To get your ticket purchase the 29th of October issue of Grazia Magazine to acquire your exclusive password then go online to submit your password.

Alternatively if you cannot attend the in store events there is an online 25% off day on the 16th of November all you need is the online promotional code also found in the 29th of October issue of Grazia. The first 500 shoppers will receive a free gift and a copy of Grazia.

Cut Out the Cake

Friday, October 26th, 2007

cup-cakes.jpgAs nice as cake is, we all end up eating too much at celebrations and feeling guilty afterwards. If you are thinking about getting someone a birthday cake why not try a variation on the theme with these cup cake trinket boxes and candles. Cake without the calories….plus they last a lot longer too.

The trinket boxes can be bought from Julie Pettitt ceramics for £16. They are available in a selection of colours with different toppings from dolly mixtures to juicy strawberries. You can order on-line or visit the website to find your nearest stockist. For cup cake candles visit dotcomgiftshop where you can get a box of six for only £10.95.

20% Discount From L.K. Bennett

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Slinky DressL.K. Bennett fans will be pleased to hear that Grazia Magazine is offering a 20% discount on full price stock between the 23rd and the 30th of October 2007.

L.K. Bennett stock some wonderful clothes, shoes and accessories. I adore Slinky, this gorgeous little black dress, perfect for the holiday season’s parties, not to mention this season’s trends. Teamed with the Pearl black court shoes in black will make the outfit a sure fire hit.

Pearl black courtsThe Slinky black dress is priced at £169 as is the Pearl black courts and are both available to view, along with the rest of the gorgeous garments on the L.K. Bennett website. Purchase the most recent issue of Grazia Magazine with Kate Moss on the cover to get your voucher.

Treat Yourself At Selfridges & Co.

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

SelfridgesThe Skin Health Spa in Selfridges Oxford Street, London is offering free cosmetic surgery consultations on the 26th of October and the 9th of November 2007. These consultations would usually cost £200, but the hefty fee will be waived on these dates for people interested in serious beauty therapy such as laser hair removal, Botox, Brite Smile and Cellulite treatments to name a few.

There are also two selected special offers available on laser hair removal and tooth whitening to customers valid until the 31st of October 2007.

To book a consultation, call 020 7318 1360. Visit www.selfridges.com and click on stores and events in London to see more information on the special offers.

Table Terrors

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

boolunchnpkins.jpgHaving a Halloween party? You need some suitably terrifying table ware! Well ok this “Boo” table set is more sweet than scary but it certainly will bring a haunting feel to your table. The set includes cups, paper plates, napkins and a table cloth. You can buy them separately so you don’t have to get the lot if you are feeling a bit poor.

pumpkinplasticbowl.jpgIf you’re planning to have a bowl of sweets or crisps on your table why not grab the funky pumpkin bowl while you are shopping or go all out by scattering pumpkin confetti on the table. Halloween only comes round once a year so go mad!!

The Best Jack-o-Lanterns on the Block

Monday, October 15th, 2007

715644_the_jack-os.jpgCarving pumpkins at Halloween is great fun and really easy to do. To make a really creative and original pumpkin you don’t have to stick to the traditional triangle eyes and jaggardy teeth design. If you are decorating your home for a party and are going to use a number of lanterns its best to have a completely different design on each one. This is where this cute little Pumpkin Art kit comes in handy. It contains a book of different design ideas for making pumpkin lanterns. Patterns range from pretty stars to evil, intricately designed witches.

The kit also includes cellophane so you can draw your design on a flat surface and stick it on the pumpkin to cut around – which makes it much easier! But if you are cutting pumpkins with young children the handiest part of the kit are the small cutting tools. These tools are a lot easier and safer to use than a kitchen knife and allow you to cut really cleanly and precisely. So grab one of these kits and make your jack o lanterns the envy of the neighbour hood.

H&M 20% Discount

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Elle MagazineH&M fans will be pleased to know that they have teamed up with Elle Magazine to offer readers a 20% discount.

H&M tips the 70’s to be really in season so think Bianca Jagger with a hint of sexy rock‘n’roll and fall in love with braces, sling backs, ties, big jewellery and cuff links to name a few must have accessories. Knee high boots are a great investment and thankfully always come back around every Autumn/Winter season.

The discount is valid between the 17th and 31st of October 2007 and is available when spending £30 or more so purchase your copy of Elle, November issue and take your voucher to the nearest H&M store in the UK or Republic of Ireland.