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The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas
Theatre

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas

Trans Secret Santa: How a little bit of happiness over Christmas could save a trans person's life
Anthony Lexa
Christmas

Trans Secret Santa: How a little bit of happiness over Christmas could save a trans person's life

200,000 people liked a picture of my Christmas tree. It was cool, but brought difficult memories
Christmas tree being decorated
Sophia Alexandra Hall

200,000 people liked a picture of my Christmas tree. It was cool, but brought difficult memories

The Big Issue's ethical Christmas gift guide
Sponsored

The Big Issue's ethical Christmas gift guide

'We can't stay here forever': What's it like spending Christmas inside a homeless hostel?
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Homelessness

'We can't stay here forever': What's it like spending Christmas inside a homeless hostel?

'Poverty is killing children': How homeless families are fighting to survive this Christmas
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Cost of living crisis

'Poverty is killing children': How homeless families are fighting to survive this Christmas

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker
Slade performing Merry Xmas Everybody
Christmas

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker

Deck the halls with hits and follies: The greatest Christmas albums of 2023, ranked
Christmas albums 2023: Johnny Mathis, Cher, Hannah Waddingham, RuPaul and Wheatus
Christmas

Deck the halls with hits and follies: The greatest Christmas albums of 2023, ranked

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and 'happy days'
Sandro Farmhouse
Christmas

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and 'happy days'

Food bank appeals for donations with 'joyous' remake of The Twelve Days of Christmas
food bank christmas video
Christmas

Food bank appeals for donations with 'joyous' remake of The Twelve Days of Christmas

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day
Louis Theroux on homelessness
homelessness

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved
volunteering on christmas day
Activism

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved

Illustrator Oliver Jeffers shares advice for Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition: 'We're all artists'
Previous winners of the kids cover competition
Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Illustrator Oliver Jeffers shares advice for Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition: 'We're all artists'

Love Actually: Is it a Christmas classic or an unwatchable schmaltz-fest? 
Montage of stars of Love actually
Film

Love Actually: Is it a Christmas classic or an unwatchable schmaltz-fest? 

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?
Ladbaby promoting their bid for Christmas number one in London
Christmas

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?

The Big Issue's Christmas art wrapping paper is back – these are the stories behind the designs
Christmas

The Big Issue's Christmas art wrapping paper is back – these are the stories behind the designs

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children
Charity Christmas gifts
Christmas

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children

Support Big Issue vendors this Christmas with our Winter Support Kit
Big Issue Winter Support Kit launch at Christmas
Big Issue Christmas Campaign

Support Big Issue vendors this Christmas with our Winter Support Kit

Children's author Oliver Jeffers: 'Storytelling is the most powerful force humans have'
Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Children's author Oliver Jeffers: 'Storytelling is the most powerful force humans have'

Big Issue's festive Christmas Kids Cover Competition is back for 2023
Previous winners of the kids cover competition
Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Big Issue's festive Christmas Kids Cover Competition is back for 2023