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Unexpected Guest - The Experience
A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND MAGICAL MOMENTSThis year’s Christmas advert is the magical tale of 14-year-old Nathan, who discovers an unexpected guest and space traveller, Skye, has landed in the woods beside his home.As he introduces her to the season’s traditions, from decorating the tree to eating mince pies, their friendship develops and we see the magic of Christmas through the eyes of someone experiencing it for the very first time.#UnexpectedGuest
GO BEHIND THE SCENESStep into Nathan and Skye's world, and discover the magic behind the advert.
GO BEHIND THE SCENESStep into Nathan and Skye's world, and discover the magic behind the advert.
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THE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS JUMPERNathan introduces Skye to the joy of finding the perfect gift by giving her his special Christmas jumper, customised with a star and twinkly lights. Inspired by Nathan's favourite jumper, we've created a design that little ones will love. Plus, we're donating 10% of the sales from our Christmas advert jumper to support families in need.*
 Kids Christmas Jumper
 Kids Christmas Jumper
*We will donate 10% of the purchase price of each product sold equally divided to FareShare (registered charity number 1100051) and Home-Start UK (registered charity number 1108837; Scotland registered charity number SC039172).
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DECORATING THE TREEAs Nathan decorates the Christmas tree with his family, he’s inspired to decorate a tree in the woods for Skye, so she can experience one of his favourite Christmas moments for the first time.
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SETTING THE TABLEWe see Nathan sneaking a few mince pies from the table to share with Skye. With our tableware you can host your own Christmas dinner party, and celebrate the tradition of eating and hosting together.
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Unexpected Guest - The Experience

We’re giving My John Lewis members exclusive access to play our new interactive game, Unexpected Guest: The Experience.

Through Nathan’s eyes, discover the magical world of Nathan and Skye. You’ll explore scenes from our advert, meet augmented reality characters and find printable surprises to download, while searching for stars to complete your star card.

To play the game, visit the ‘Rewards & Treats’ section of your account and access your game reward. Don’t forget, new and exciting features will be added to the game every week, so make sure you come back soon to discover even more.

If you’re not a My John Lewis member, simply sign up below to play the game and enjoy exclusive benefits throughout the year.

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