Medieval Christmas

Continuing our series about Christmas we now look at  the Medieval Period. Christmas is Medieval England was very different to Christmas now. The Church ensured that Christmas was a true religious holiday. Celebrations were for the birth of Christ as opposed to simply peasants enjoying themselves. The first recorded use of the word “Christmas” was… Read more »

An English Christmas

WHAT MAKES AN ENGLISH CHRISTMAS? It appears that each person questioned thus will answer differently in fact. For me, it was the late night shopping and the electric atmosphere. I remembered the animated windows of my youth, Fairy Tales brought to life in each one. Delving back into childhood, it was the smells of minced… Read more »