Category Archives: Traditions

Victorian Christmas Traditions – Stir Up Sunday

Christmas in Victorian England would not be complete without the making of the Christmas Pudding. This became such an important part of the Christmas celebration, it earned a distinction of its own on the Church calendar.  The last Sunday of the … Continue reading

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Victorian Christmas Traditions – Christmas Cards

One of the first signs of Christmas was the arrival of the Christmas card in the post. In 1843 Henry Cole commissioned an artist to design a card for Christmas. The illustration showed a group of people around a dinner … Continue reading

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