The 10 Best Christmas crackers
Make sure your crackers don’t put a dampener on your festive feast by picking up one of these sparkling sets
Tuesday 11 December 2012
£19.99 for one, lakeland.co.uk
This is vast. It has two party wigs, funny noses, teeth,
moustaches, glasses, eye patches, paper hats, jokes, charade cards
£12.99 for eight, lakeland.co.uk
Just twist the end of these fill-your-own crackers and pop in anything what you want.
3. John lewis
£8 for six, johnlewis.com
Lasting play value, thanks to the paper aeroplane that each cracker contains. You'll also get a snap and a hat and a cool retro look.
4. Tom Smith Cluedo
£12.99 for six, ocado.com
Christmas isn't Christmas without a board game, which makes this set of crackers and mini board game really inspired.
5. Hotel Chocolat
£15 for 10, hotelchocolat.co.uk
If you're entertaining grown-up chocolate lovers this Christmas, look no further for your cracker options. Sure to be a talking point.
6. Fortnum & Mason
£50 for six, fortnumandmason.com
Crackers don't get more opulent than Fortnum & Mason's. These have actual silver-plated gifts.
£35 for six, conranshop.co.uk
Conran has some of the best and this Candy Cane mix tops the lot – each is filled with tuck shop faves, such as Love Hearts and Refreshers.
£4.99 for 12, argos.co.uk
Children will love these brightly coloured crackers that offer a merry treat and fun for all the family around the Christmas table.
9. Emma Bridgewater
£12.95 for six, emmabridgewater.co.uk
You can always count on Emma Bridgewater for charming designs and these don't disappoint.
£9.50 for six, marksandspencer.com
These brightly coloured mini crackers with matching ribbon will finish off your table beautifully.
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