If you're keen to spruce up your home before Christmas, two high street deals may help this week. First is the Marks & Spencer Home Event sale, with up to 30 per cent off furniture and 20 per cent off homeware. It covers everything from children's books and bedding to dining sets and sofas – shop at marksandspencer.com by 4 November to receive your discount.
Meanwhile, for the slightly more ambitious DIY-er, B&Q is offering 20 per cent off bathrooms, kitchens and bedrooms when you spend £350 or more. Inquire instore, or order online at diy.com
Splash out in the stalls
For short-term entertainment, and to kick off the theatre season in style and thrift, DiscountTheatre.com is offering up to 70 per cent off selected performances of a range of West End productions including Wicked, The Woman in Black, Billy Elliot, Thriller, Spamalot, The 39 Steps and more. Browse the Bonfire Bonanza and book online before availability runs out.
Your theatre trip could mean a reasonably priced new outfit too, with Miss Selfridge's 20 per cent discount on orders placed by 4 November.
Cheap eats at Café Rouge
As a final half-term hurrah, Café Rouge is offering a "Kids eat for £1" deal, via vouchercodes.co.uk, which expires on 10 November – well after the terrors go back to school for the last leg before Christmas.
Or, if you're planning a pre- Christmas UK trip, National Express currently has a range of more than 250,000 fares starting at just £5. Book online and travel by 14 December to cash in.
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