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Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols in the time of Richard III

Medieval gift giving at Christmas

Gift giving during the medieval period was a time for social interaction, defining relationships between family, friends and allies.

Winter Pastimes

What did medieval folk do for fun in the winter - find out in this blog post by our volunteer Mollie.

Medieval Christmas: The Boar’s Head Festival

Medieval Christmas Boar's Head Festival

Medieval Easter Egg Games

Our medieval ancestors wouldn’t have known the joys of eating chocolate eggs as chocolate was not discovered by the Europeans until the Tudor period.