On Angel Wings DVD Review and Giveaway

It is eight weeks until Christmas and we are excited! Monkey and Mouse are not bothered about Halloween and although we will have a great bonfire night, Christmas will be the next big thing in our house. I have started my shopping and we have started picking the Christmas DVDs off the shelf to watch.Β image005

On 2nd November ‘On Angel Wings’ (which was shown on BBC one last Christmas) will be released on DVD and Digital download; it is a lovely animated short film and we were lucky enough to have a sneak preview and it really kick started the Christmas Feeling.

On Angel Wings is a re-working of the nativity story based on the book by acclaimed author Michael MorpurgoΒ and from the executive producer of The Snowman and the director of Father Christmas.image003

“The story begins on a present day Christmas night. Rachel is eight and for the first time she is allowed to join her brothers and sister to visit their Grandfather Amos, as he carries out his annual ritual of a night in the hills, where he worked as a young shepherd boy.

Grandfather is delighted to see the children and a special bond is established between himself and Rachel. Like her, he was the youngest and was always getting in the way, struggling to do things better, fighting to be believed in. He tells them how she reminds him of a magical night and proceeds to recount how he was flown by the Angel Gabriel to become the first visitor to the newly-born Christ child, the Virgin Mary and Joseph”

Monkey and Mouse are really getting into the Christmas swing of things and were more than happy to sit down and watch a Christmassy themed DVD. Monkey stared at it throughout and said that he thought It was a really nice story! Mouse loved it and said it was amazing!

I loved that it kept their attention whilst I made tea and that they were both smiley after it, it is definitely a hit as they have asked to watch it again! It will be staying in the Christmas section of our films for quite a while to come I think!

I have the chance for one of you to win your own copy of ‘On Angel Wings’, all you have to do is enter using as many options as you would like on the gleam widget below! Good Luck.

On Angel Wings DVD

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    • Jo Hutchinson on November 3, 2015 at 01:58
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    Decorating the Christmas tree and making it sparkle.

    • Tracy K Nixon on November 3, 2015 at 07:36
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    I love decorating our home and seeing the decorations in the shops, town centre etc! Brightens up the darker days!

  1. I love the whole Nostalgia of Christmas! Just the feelings you get knowing it’s coming, knowing the children are super excited helps too!

    • Becca Staples on November 3, 2015 at 09:29
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    That i get to spend more time with the family x

    • iain maciver on November 3, 2015 at 13:43
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    everything decorating ,presents,family food

    • Clare Hubbard on November 3, 2015 at 17:47
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    Watching my children unwrapping presents and spending time as a family

    • laura banks on November 3, 2015 at 20:29
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    getting to spend time with family

    • Ruth Harwood on November 4, 2015 at 10:41
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    Love getting together with the family

    • Paula Readings on November 4, 2015 at 12:15
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    The excitement on the children’s faces

    • Jean Vaughan on November 5, 2015 at 12:22
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    The family, which are spread around the country all come together at Christmas with as many of my old foster children who can make it as well. Fun, laughter and good food are the order of the day πŸ™‚

  2. I love every year waiting desperately for snow xx

    • Jo McPherson on November 8, 2015 at 22:03
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    I love the build up to Christmas, so much fun the couple of weeks before the big day

    • caroline walliss on November 10, 2015 at 06:59
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    I love the family time and festive food.x

    • ashleigh allan on November 10, 2015 at 08:11
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    seeing the kids get excited!

    • Ray Becker on November 10, 2015 at 13:36
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    Christmas lunch

    • Emily Austen on November 10, 2015 at 20:57
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    Time off work, time with family, the cosy dark nights with houses lit up inside, food and drink πŸ™‚

    • Louise Whittaker on November 11, 2015 at 20:27
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    Everything!

    • Michelle O'Neill on November 12, 2015 at 20:14
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    that magical feeling!

    • Jo m welsh on November 13, 2015 at 22:34
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    All of it from the start of putting up the tree to having family round still in the days after Christmas

    • Katie skeoch on November 15, 2015 at 12:23
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    All the family getting together & watching people open their presents

    • Lynsey Buchanan on November 15, 2015 at 21:34
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    I love spending lots of quality time with my family

    • Mummy of Two + 1 on November 16, 2015 at 22:48
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    Spending time with family

    • Rich Tyler on November 17, 2015 at 01:00
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    Travelling to DEVON to see my family πŸ™‚

    • Diana on November 17, 2015 at 20:39
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    All family together πŸ™‚

    • Joanna Sawka on November 17, 2015 at 23:52
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    delicious food

    • Jade Hewlett on November 18, 2015 at 08:48
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    Spending time with family and giving presents

    • Victoria Prince on November 18, 2015 at 10:23
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    I love everything πŸ™‚ just the whole atmosphere is magical – my favourite time of year. The music, the lights, time spent with family, the shopping….just everything!

    • kim neville on November 18, 2015 at 13:28
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    The run up to Christmas and kids getting excited

    • Gem Cook on November 18, 2015 at 16:37
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    Waking up on Christmas day and seeing our kids faces light up knowing that Santa has been, it melts my heart.. x

    • janine atkin on November 18, 2015 at 17:17
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    time off work!

    • Barbara Handley on November 18, 2015 at 18:39
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    I love spending the day with my grandchildren and watching them open their presents.

    • Ellen Stafford on November 18, 2015 at 22:52
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    Spending time with the family x

    • Kerry W on November 19, 2015 at 03:12
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    Everything!!!!!

    • Vickie Jackson on November 19, 2015 at 09:14
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    I love everything…. I’m like a coiled spring at Christmas and my kids are getting more aware of it this year so I can’t wait for Christmas Eve when they go to bed and I can get magical things ready for the morning πŸ™‚

    • Alison Clark on November 19, 2015 at 13:31
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    I like christmas as its 1 of the only times of the year the family are all together for a couple of days – wherever we are in the world we all stop what we are doing and put family time first.

    • Andrew Hindley on November 19, 2015 at 15:28
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    I like having all the family together at Christmas

    • LEE HARDY on November 19, 2015 at 21:30
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    Like playing games with family.

    • Natalie Crossan on November 19, 2015 at 23:57
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    Guilt free food treats πŸ™‚

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