Christmas and the Victorian Era: 5 More Interesting Observations

By | December 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Looking into the Victorians and how they influenced our modern Christmas celebration that stopping at five was just not possible! So, here are five more interesting observations. The first of our observations is that the singing of Christmas carols was revived and popularized during the Victorian era. Old words were paired with new melodies. The [...]

Christmas and the Victorian Era: 5 Interesting Observations

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , |

Christmas celebrations at the beginning of the 19th century were very different from the way we celebrate today. Here are some interesting facts on the evolution of the Christmas holiday and how the Victorians shaped what we now consider a tradition. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are integral to the evolution of the modern Christmas [...]

Charles Dickens and Our Christmas Traditions

By | December 17th, 2015|Categories: Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , |

by Donna Klein   Charles Dickens, the Victorian Era, and Today's Christmas Traditions   An annual holiday tradition in my house is watching “A Christmas Carol,” based on the novella by Charles Dickens. It got me thinking, 'what was Christmas really like in Dickens' day, and what is his influence on how we celebrate the [...]