Channel 4 waited quite late before introducing its Christmas idents on Thursday 21st December. This is the Snow ident, this year with prominent '4' logos.
Sprouts ident with appropriate sound effects...
Christmas Lights ident.
The channel's break bumpers launched the same evening - here the Snow bumper.
Sprouts break bumper.
Christmas Lights break bumper.
Towards the end of November, trailers for 'Kirtie's Handmade Christmas' started airing with an updated 'snow' animation first seen in 2015. This year, the blocks fall more slowly and Channel 4 logos appear in the inital drop.
In December, the sprouts arrived.
Christmas lights fall with a full-colour Channel 4 logo.