Soldiers throughout the First World War found ways to maintain morale and mark the festive season while separated from their loved ones.
Here we look at some of the Christmas cards sent by soldiers during the First World War, and how they helped ease the pressures of life on the front line.
In 1647, Christmas was almost cancelled as the Long Parliament and its army tried to banish all festivities that smacked against the sober Puritan values of the period.
8 December 2019, 6.00pm
Jive back in time for an evening of swing and gin at our authentic Christmas-themed ‘40s dance night.
20 December 2019 - 21 December 2019
Create your own 1940s-style wartime Christmas decorations out of recycled materials.
23 December 2019
27 December 2019 - 28 December 2019
30 December 2019 - 31 December 2019
2 January 2020 - 4 January 2020
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