Category: Volume 2 Issue 2.3 – Festivals and Celebration

Festivals that History has Left Behind

Article by Alex Martin. Edited by Claire Stratton. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. Festivals, rituals, fairs, carnivals, ceremonies, events, gatherings and good old fashioned piss-ups are both lots of fun and historically interesting.  More often than not, regular themes can…

How the Puritans Stole Christmas

Article by Rosie Rogers. Edited by Ellie Veryard. Additional Research by Emily Spencer. Every Merry maker Down in Massachusetts, Liked Christmas a lot, But the Puritans and even Cromwell himself, Detested it, For its slovenly ways and its festive wealth.…