Christmas Through The Ages

Experience how people celebrated Christmas from the 17th century through to the early-20th century with period-appropriate decorations, food and activities at Gladstone's Land on 22nd December!

Christmas Through The Ages

About Christmas Through The Ages

Three hundred years of Christmas traditions

Experience how people celebrated Christmas from the 17th century through to the early-20th century with period-appropriate decorations, food and activities in one of Edinburgh's oldest houses on the Royal Mile.

The ticket price includes a glass of mulled wine (or non-alcoholic equivalent)

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