Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December.

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

About Traditions and Tales of Christmas

20th Dec 2018 to 22nd Dec 2018
11.15am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 3pm
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
included in normal admission
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At this festive time visitors will have an opportunity to learn about the tales and traditions of a Victorian Christmas.

They will learn the origins of such this as a Christmas Cracker, Christmas Cards and other festive traditions.

Included in admission price.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Traditions and Tales of Christmas are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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