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Winter Snow GardenFree12 December 2017 11:00Merseyway Shopping centre, 52-54 Great Underbank, Stockport, SK1 1PD
Simplicity£9.0013 December 2017 19:30Poynton Players Theatre, George's Road West, Poynton, Stockport, SK12 ...
Sold out - Carols by Renaissance£13.15 including booking fee13 December 2017 20:00Bramall Hall, Hall Road, Bramhall, SK7 3NX
The first day of winter 2017 in the Northern Hemisphere will be on Thursday 21st December, and the last day of winter will be on Tuesday 20th March 2018.
The word ‘winter’ comes from the Germanic word ‘wintar’ which comes from the root ‘wed’ meaning ‘wet’ or ‘water’.
You might be surprised to know that in the Northern Hemisphere, the Earth is closest to the sun during winter.
US scientists calculated that Santa would have to visit 822 houses a second to deliver all presents to the world.