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Our Winter's Tale

The Origins of Santa Claus

An evening lecture with mulled wine exploring the origins of Christmas from Saturnalia to Santa Claus – by way of Krampus and the Christmas Cat.

Join Dr Romany Reagan in the atmospheric restored Geffrye Almshouse, decorated for the festive occasion. Grab a glass of wine and the chance to view Christmas objects from the collection.

Then heading upstairs to find out more about the origins of Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas.


Wednesday 18 December

Opening times
7–8pm, doors open at 6.30pm

£15 / £12 concessions

Almshouse 14

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