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Did Cromwell Ban Christmas?

When:
7th December 2023 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
2023-12-07T13:30:00+00:00
2023-12-07T15:00:00+00:00
Where:
Huntingdon Library
Prince's St
Huntingdon
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sharon Reed
0345 045 5225

One of the things that everyone thinks they know about Oliver Cromwell is that he banned Christmas. There was a real ban, but what was behind it? Was it effective? Were mince pies outlawed? This talk reveals the fascinating story behind the myth of how the festive season was outlawed in the 1640s. Speaker – Stuart Orme, curator Cromwell Museum

FREE – donations welcome. Adults only.