A Dickens of a time: the making of the Victorian Christmas

Course Dates: 10/12/19
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Peter Street

Christmas was of limited significance in the 1830s but that changed fundamentally during Queen Victoria’s reign. We explore why this was so together with the origins of all that made/makes for the traditional Christmas season.


What is the course about?

The Victorian origins of the 'traditional' Christmas.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No prior knowledge required, just a general interest in the Victorian period.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Solely in class; through discussion, tutor presentation and illustration.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Writing materials.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Other British and general history courses starting in January 2020. . Details of these can be found on the City Lit website. General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.See the course guide for term dates and further details.


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Very informative but allows student participation
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Review by Christine / (Posted on 11/12/2018)
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Course Code: HBH04

Tue, day, 10 Dec - 10 Dec '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £29.00
Senior fee: £23.00
Concession: £15.00

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