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Victorian Christmas Games

Sunday 8 December, 2019, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Forfeits…Snap Apple…Musical Fright: just a selection of the curious Christmas games played around the Victorian fireside during the festive season!

Join the Gaskell Society’s Anthony Burton as he discusses weird and wonderful Victorian Christmas parlour games – with the chance for visitors to join in the fun.

Treat yourself to a mince pie and a warming mulled wine in the cosy Tea Room too!


Sunday 8 December, 2019
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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As you’ll appreciate, arrangements can change, so please be sure to check details before you leave home.