Lecture entitled "Is Christmas in Good Taste?"

01decAll DayLecture entitled "Is Christmas in Good Taste?"

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Even in ancient Rome people made complaints about the mid-winter Saturnalia celebrations remarkably like the ones we hear today about our commercialised Christmas. In a light-hearted historical review we discover some wonderful and some gloriously awful Christmas imagery, from Giotto’s painting of the first Christmas crib until Dickens meets Coca Cola amongst the movers and shakers who sometimes seem to have turned Christmas into Kitschmas. Please contact the organisers for further information re timing and ticket availability.


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