Victorian Christmas Traditions

We are in christmas time !!!

FOOD

Victorian families ate : Plum pudding, Turkey (for rich people only) Goose or rabbit, Roast beef, Mince pies, Fruit cake.

Decorations

The Victorian were passionate about decorating their homes. The flowers were hung, the Berries too, Candles were lit and Ribbons were draped in the room. The queen Victoria's husband wanted to help to make the famous christmas tree in Britain when he brought them over from Germany. They were decorated with sweets, nuts, popcorn and in the 1860s Glass baubles were introduced.

Presents

The children's toys were hand jade and very expensives. But poor children received : an Apple or an orange.

Carols/Hymns

Some singers visited house to raise monétaire in the night leadings up to Christmas. The songs world be sung by families around the fire on christmas day.