Christmas traditions – gifts

The third in this audio series, originally broadcast on BBC Radio Manchester in December 2018, is about the traditions of giving presents at Christmas and Father Christmas. Wayne is in conversation with Rebecca Kelly of BBC Radio Manchester. Click on the word GIFTS below to listen to the audio, or …

Christmas traditions – decorations

The second in this audio series, originally broadcast on BBC Radio Manchester, in December 2018 is about the traditions of Christmas decorations and the Christmas tree. Wayne is in conversation with Rebecca Kelly of BBC Radio Manchester. Click on the word DECORATIONS below to listen to the audio, or click …

Christmas traditions – food

The first in this audio series, originally broadcast on BBC Radio Manchester in December 2018, is about the traditions of Christmas food. Wayne is in conversation with Rebecca Kelly of BBC Radio Manchester. Click on the word FOOD below to listen to the audio, or click on Download to.. well, …

Christmas Podcasts Top Ten

Best Christmas Podcasts As a fan of all things Christmas, and as a fan of podcasts, I love listening to Christmas podcasts. Some of these are about the history of Christmas, some are about the films and songs of Christmas, and some are just Christmas music. Some only come back …

Christmas Peace

Part of a series on the traditions of Christmas One remarkable tale of Christmas is the day peace broke out in 1914. By Christmas of that year fighting on the Western Front in World War One had claimed one million casualties. Those still alive were living in rat-infested trenches. On Christmas …