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Secrets Revealed: A Gloucestershire Archives Christmas

Date
24/11/2021
Time
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Cost
Free of charge
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Ever wondered where our Christmas traditions come from? A fun, enlightening, fact-filled journey through our well loved Christmas traditions; join us to look at how we have celebrated Christmas through the ages! Blending history, folk-lore, myth and traditions to uncover some seasonal facts about a particularly well-loved time of the year. With lots of examples of Christmas-related documents from our collections at Gloucestershire Archives.

 

This monthly series of leisurely lunchtime learning sessions are great for those who are new to learning about the past and for those passionate about history, keen to expand their knowledge on a given subject in a focused session.

Led by experts at Gloucestershire Archives they are easy to digest, laced with humour and full of headline facts and context information ready to unlock an the secrets of a time gone by.

Secrets Revealed are live Zoom seminars that bring together a community of people with a shared interest in history, heritage, culture and their importance in today’s world.

You should receive your Zoom link as an automated message when you book on to this event (remember to press the "Book now" button once you've entered your details). If you don't, please check your junk folder. If it's not in there, please contact archives@gloucestershire.gov.uk and we will send you a link.

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