Win amazing prizes in our Christmas Cracker giveaway

* This competition is now closed*

Christmas is a time for giving, so now that the festive season is almost here what better way to celebrate than by bringing you not one, but a whole host of fantastic competitions.

In our final issue of 2014, we’ve teamed up with businesses and attractions across Liverpool to offer some brilliant gifts for Your Move readers including:

  • A two-night bed and breakfast stay in Aloft Liverpool
  • Christmas lunch for four at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Bar and Grill, Hotel Indigo
  • A family day out at the Ice Festival, Liverpool ONE
  • An Albert Dock Experience
  • ‘Transmitting Andy Warhol’ tickets and books at Tate Liverpool
  • A Massimo hamper worth £75 courtesy of Carluccios
  • An overnight stay for two at Epic Apart-Hotel
  • A Christmas hamper from retailers at REX: The Concept Store
  • Tickets to see Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands at the Liverpool Empire

To be in with a chance of winning one of these prizes fill in the entry form below with your details and tell us in no more than 30 words why you love Christmas. There will be one prize per reader with nine lucky winners. For more information on the wonderful prizes see below.

The deadline for entries is 12pm on Friday 12 December and winners will be announced on Monday 15 December.


* This competition is now closed*



The prizes

Two-night bed and breakfast stay

courtesy of Aloft Liverpool

AloftFollowing an £18 million transformation of the city centre’s 110-year-old Royal Insurance Building, the sleek new hotel Aloft Liverpool has arrived in the city.

To celebrate the recent opening of the new accommodation, providing loft-like guest rooms and the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, we’ve teamed up with Aloft Liverpool to offer one winning reader and a guest a two-night stay including breakfast at the heart of key leisure and cultural attractions.

The hotel, on the corner of Dean Street and North John Street, is sure to provide the perfect base for some retail therapy or a haven of relaxation after the hectic festive season.

Prize must be claimed by 30 June 2015. Subject to availability.


Christmas hamper

courtesy of Rex: The Concept Store

rex storeSince arriving in the basement of Liverpool’s George Henry Lee building, REX: The Concept Store has been bringing items from entrepreneurs, artists and designers together in one innovative space. We’ve teamed up with the store to provide a jam-packed Christmas hamper which will see you through the festive season and beyond, with something for everyone!

One winner will receive festive cakes and drinks from Quills Coffee; a Rhombus and Pineapple tote bag; a festive T-shirt by Stick U; children’s reindeer dress and bow tie by Harry Me; Cards4Scousers cards; a Squidges Christmas Eve cookie kit; men’s necktie and cufflinks and ladies’ headwear by Little Shirley Beans; bath bombs by Soap Empire; and a coat hanger, Scouse tea towel and Bauhaus bird feeder by Myne Boutique.


Massimo hamper

courtesy of Carluccio’s, Metquarter

MassimoIndulging on a feast of food and drink is, for many, a highlight of the festive season. With this in mind, Carluccio’s has stepped in to provide some authentic Italian treats for one lucky reader.

The Massimo hamper, worth £75, is up for grabs and includes prosecco, panettone, chocolates, pasta and sauce, extra virgin olive oil, porcini oil and giant chocolate coins.


Christmas lunch for four

courtesy of Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, Hotel Indigo

marco pierreOne lucky Your Move reader will be in for a White Christmas, as we’re giving away a festive lunch for four at Marco’s city centre eatery.

You could be celebrating the season with a few friends and relatives, as well as a hearty helping of turkey with homemade stuffing, cranberry and port gravy, roasted potatoes and festive vegetables simply by entering our spectacular giveaway.

The prize is subject to availability, must be booked in advance, is non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. No cash alternative or change will be given. The prize must be taken by 24 December, 2014.


A family day out at the Ice Festival

courtesy of Liverpool ONE

ice festA cool Christmas is in store for one of our winners, as we’ve teamed up with Liverpool ONE to offer an Ice Festival pass for a family of four.

The leisure and retail destination’s Chavasse Park has once again been transformed into a winter wonderland for you to explore, complete with the thrilling 30-metre Ice Slide, a covered ice rink providing fun no matter what the weather, the minus three degrees Ice Bar and the Apres Cafe with alpine themed drinks.

The prize must be booked in advance.


An overnight stay for two

courtesy of Epic Apart-Hotel

EpicWhether you’re looking night of calm away from the Christmas and New Year chaos, or a city centre base for exploring Liverpool’s finest retailers, restaurants, bars and cultural attractions, this is certainly an Epic prize in more than its name.

With quality service apartments on Campbell Street and Seel Street, we’ve teamed up with Epic Apart Hotel to offer one Your Move reader and guest a night of luxury accommodation.

The prize is subject to availability, must be booked in advance, is non-transferableand cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. No cash alternative will be given. The prize is for two adults and must be taken by 15 June, 2015.


Albert Dock Experience

courtesy of Albert Dock Liverpool

Albert DockWith its stunning waterfront location, historic buildings and a vibrant selection of shops, eateries and cultural attractions it’s no wonder Albert Dock is such a popular destination for Liverpool’s tourists and residents alike.

With this fabulous giveaway, one lucky winner will win a fun-packed family day out making the most of what the dock has to offer.

Lunch at Blue Bar & Grill, tickets for the Beatles Story, complementary drinks and treats from Rubens coffee shop and a ride on the Wheel of Liverpool will be in store for two adults and two children under the age of 16.

All elements of the prize are subject to availability, must be booked in advance, are non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. No cash alternative will be given. The prize is for two adults and two children under the age of 16. The prize must be taken by 15 June, 2015.


Tickets to see Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands

courtesy of the Liverpool Empire

ed scissors - CREDIT Johan PerssonFollowing globally successful interpretations of ‘Swan Lake’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Nutcracker’, Matthew Bourne will bring a magical dance production of ‘Edward Scissorhands’ to the Liverpool Empire in the new year.

Based on Tim Burton’s classic movie and featuring the music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, specially recorded for New Adventures, this touching and witty love story is sure to be a hit with dance lovers and theatre goers alike.

The show is sure to banish those January blues as it hits the city stage from 27-31 January, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the opening night.

The prize is for the performance on Tuesday 27 January. Pic Johan Persson.


‘Transmitting Andy Warhol’ tickets and books

courtesy of Tate Liverpool

warholTate Liverpool continues to provide new insight into one of the most influential, controversial and notorious artists of the 20th Century through its ‘Transmitting Andy Warhol’ exhibition, and we’ve teamed up with the Albert Dock gallery to bring you the perfect cultural Christmas gift.

One Your Move reader will win a pair of tickets to see Tate Liverpool’s display of more than 100 artworks, which explores how Warhol embraced the mediums of publishing, film, music and broadcast. Plus, the winner will also take away two books; ‘Tate Introductions: Andy Warhol’ (£8.99) and ‘Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years’ (£40).

The prize must be booked in advance.


Terms and conditions
Entries received after the closing date will not be considered. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or any other prize. Prizes are non-transferable and subject to availability. The winner will be notified by telephone within 7 days of the closing date. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected. Entry is not open to employees (and their immediate families) of the promoter, Move Publishing Ltd. Terms and conditions for individual competitions and prizes may also apply. Winners’ names may be published.

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