‘The Traditional Christmas’ – A Festive Talk and Some Traditional Songs

Ref: C3747594

Explore the origins and organic development of Christmas celebrations. A feast of Christmas customs with explorations and images of traditional Christmas activities such as Father Christmas, Mumming, Wassailing, Sword Dancing & Yule Logs from different parts of th country, plus a few traditional midwinter songs.

Course aim

To explore the evolution and contexts of Traditional Christmas celebrations, particularly in Britain; illustrated with festive pictures and songs.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • describe the origins of Christmas celebrations
  • give examples of regional and national Christmas customs.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

nothing needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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‘The Traditional Christmas’ – A Festive Talk and Some Traditional Songs

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