Talk on Kent Yuletide Traditions

By Suzanne Corbie

7 pm, 15th December 2021: Wigmore Library, Gillingham, Kent

To capture the mood of a traditional Kentish Christmas, a festival talk on the old Yuletide traditions that continue to thrive in the Garden of England as Kent is often known. We shall explore when they originated, what they meant and how they have evolved; Hoodening, Wassailing, Mumming Plays, Plant Lore, Superstitions and Folklore abound as making merry at the winter solstice, finds its expression over the years and still does so today..