The best viewing on LifeStyle this Christmas

Settle into the festive season with inspiring and heartwarming series on LifeStyle. From Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas Special to a heartwarming reunion in Long Lost Families, there's plenty to feel good about this December.

As we come to the end of the year, there's still plenty to celebrate on LifeStyle. Whether you're needing some relaxation from the silly season or looking for inspiration for times ahead, LifeStyle is the place that has it all. 

This December you are invited to join some of LifeStyle's favourite people as they set another place for you on their table. Be inspired from Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas Special and feel the love in Our Dementia Choir.

No matter what your Christmas plans are, we are looking after you. Here's what we have in store:

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The World's Busiest Stations

Who's in it? Meet the train workers and staff in this exclusive behind-the-scenes docuseries

What's it about? With complete unprecedented access, witness the behind-the-scenes action of some of the world's biggest and busiest train stations. From New York's Grand Central Terminal to Calcutta's Howrah Station in India, see how the hardworking train workers and staff members keep the fast-paced environment running like clockwork.

When can I watch it? Sundays at 8.30pm from December 8

Grand Designs New Zealand s5

Who's in it? Host and architecht, Chris Moller

What's it about? Much like LifeStyle's own series with Peter Maddison, host and architecht Chris Moller meets a group of homeowners taking on extraordinary builds and designs as they try to make their dream property come to life. Will they be able to pull of their ambitious builds?

When can I watch it? Thursdays at 8.30pm from December 12

Our Dementia Choir

Who's in it? Host, Vicky McClure

What's it about? This two-part series follows the personal journey of people living with dementia as they take on a remarkable project when they join a choir. Through this experience, Vicky McClure reveals the extraordinary power of music, and how it could make a significant difference to their lives. 

When can I watch it? Mondays at 8.30pm from December 9

Wonderful World of Babies

Who's in it? Host and paediatrician, Dr Guddi Singh

What's it about? Dr Singh meets with a team of child development experts to better understand the minds of babies. From tantrums and cute giggles to empathy and learning, the experts undergo the most comprehensive study of the first two years of life than ever attempted, and the results are fascinating.

When can I watch it? Mondays at 9.30pm from December 23

Long Lost Family Christmas Reunion 

Who's in it? Hosts Davina McCall, Nicky Campbell

What's it about? This heartwarming special brings together some of the reunited families from the series in a touching celebration. What the families don't know is that Davina and Nicky have also found some of their extended relatives, who will be making a special appearance on the show. Have the tissues at the ready.

When can I watch it? Mondays at 8.30pm from December 23 

Long Lost Family: What Happens Next s4

Who's in it? Hosts Davina McCall, Nicky Campbell

What's it about? There's been over 100 reunited families since the series began four years ago, and here, Davina and Nicky revisit nine of the most extraordinary unions, and see how those families are now.

When can I watch it? Mondays at 8.30pm from December 30

Location, Location, Location s22 & s23

Who's in it? Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer

What's it about? Real estate agents Kirstie and Phil return to our screens where they'll help more homeowners find their next home, hopefully in their dream area. But with budget constraints and a long list of requirements, the homeowners may have to to sacrifice something. Can Kirstie and Phil tick all the boxes?

When can I watch? Wednesdays at 8.30pm from December 11

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas Special

Who's in it? Kirstie Allsopp

What's it about? The multi-talented Kirstie Allsopp is back for her annual Christmas special, bringing all her handmade crafting tips and ideas. In the exclusive specil, she'll be sharing the personal way you can create a heartwarming Christmas celebration, and get the whole family included.

When can I watch it? Tuesday December 9 at 9.45pm

George Clarke's Best of Amazing Spaces s8

Who's in it? George Clarke

What's it about? The host and building expert will revisit some of the most extraodinary spaces from the series. From spaceship treehouses to multi-faceted tiny homes, George Clarke will take us on a tour of his favourite builds that push every limit.

When can I watch it? Tuesdays at 9.45pm from December 17

London's Oxford Street Revealed

What's it about? This fascinating docuseries goes behind the scenes of the busiest shopping street in Europe, which generates £5 Billion (AUD $9.5 billion) a year and hosts over 30 million visitors. Discover the hidden depths of how the street and it's world-famous businesses stay afloat. 

When can I watch it? Weeknights at 11.30pm from December 16


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Love It Or List It s8 

Who's in it? Hosts Hilary Farr and David Visentin

What's it about? Just like our much-loved Australian series with Neale Whitaker and Andrew Winter, Hillary and David are in North Carolina where they try to convince homeowners to stay in their newly renovated house or to buy with the home's new worth. Who will win?

When can I watch it? Weeknights at 7.30pm from December 9

A Place In The Sun s12 

Who's in it? Hosts Jasmine Harman, Laura Hamilton, Ben Hillman, Danni Menzies, Jonnie Irwin, Scarlette Douglas

What's it about? This team of presenters take British homeowners who want to live in a warmer climate around Europe, in hopes of finding a home where the sun shines all day long. This is daydreaming 101.

When can I watch it? Weeknights at 6.30pm from December 9

Homes Under The Hammer

Who's in it? Hosts Martin Roberts, Lucy Alexander, Dion Dublin and Martel Maxwell

What's it about? The team of experts follow three homeowners who each plan to renovate when they buy their properties at auction. Will the gamble be worth it?

When can I watch it? Weekdays at 4.30pm from December 2

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