Primary menu

You are here

‘A 17th-century Christmas’.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 7:45pm

An entertaining romp through Yuletide celebrations at the time of the English Civil War and Restoration. Wassailing rites, frost fairs, Twelfth Night customs - and the Puritan backlash against Christmas itself – all encompassed with a wealth of colourful PowerPoint images. 

Tim Healey is a freelance writer and broadcaster. A frequent contributor to the Oxford Times colour magazine Limited Edition, he has also presented many programmes on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, chiefly on heritage themes and the popular music of the past.  Tim is also director of the 17th-century costume band the Oxford Waits with whom he appears in period attire.

Printer Friendly and PDF
Northcourt Road
OX14 1NS
Click map for full detail
Back to Top