Yorkshire Life magazine December 2018 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

A look inside the December 2018 issue of Yorkshire Life

County Life

Feedback - We love to hear your views and ideas about life in Yorkshire

Upfront - News, views, snippets and the odd bit of quirkiness from around the county

Tom Wrigglesworth - Why Tom is hacked off

Wendy Pratt - Our coastal columnist offers a survival guide to the festive season in sensational Scarborough style

Sweet dreams - Harewood House travels back to the 1920s to celebrate Christmas with two special sleepy little boys We predict a riot - Kaiser Chiefs take over York Museum

Most Read

Grassington - A village ready for festive fun Dickensian style

York - If there is a time to visit this city it has to be at Christmas

The great escape - If the festive frenzy gets too much, just head out of town

12 wild days of Christmas - There is magic to be found in Yorkshire’s winter wonderlands

Walk…and enjoy breathtaking views in the Yorkshire Dales

Sheffield - Steel City is becoming a twinkly city for the Christmas season u

Work of festive art - It’s an all-year-round project putting together a merry welcome at historic Castle Howard

Halifax - Banish the loneliness of the digital world and head for real retail therapy at The Piece Hall

New life - What next for a former Harrogate spa hotel and public house?

My workspace…with Piotr Jajszczyk, master jeweller

Discover the coast…in December

Musical success - A North Yorkshire student wins Chorister of the Year

The Gallery - We showcase the work of North Yorkshire wildlife artist Robert Fuller

The Diary - The best in entertainment plus events around the county this month chosen for you by Tony Greenway

Crossword and Sudoku - Try our festive crossword challenge and maybe win a prize

My Christmas weekend- with digital PR manager Amy Harker and family

Food & Drink

Real tonic - Mix a drink that is Yorkshire through and through

Abbey cakes - Bakes, cakes and chutneys from the family tasked with caring for Jervaulx Abbey

Six of the best… tasty Christmas treats

Plate up - A few easy recipes to help you plan the family’s festive food u

Stollen pleasures - A recipe for a traditional Christmas bites from the experts at Bettys Cookery School

Homes & Interiors

So cosy at home - A family pulls together to rebuild a country cottage

Property - A guide to some of the finest properties for sale in the county

Centre of attention

Plenty of different ideas to decorate the Christmas tree this season

Seasonal tables - Make your Christmas dining experience one to remember

6 ways to... look after wildlife this winter

Me and my pet… with panto dame Berwick Kaler


After dark - Pile on the glamour this party season

Instant magic - Transform an outfit with some well chosen party accessories

Festive sparkle - Tis time to give the gift of beauty

Reader offer and competitions

Win handcrafted stainless steel jewellery

Fantastic money saving subscription offer

Win an original painting by artist Heather Burton