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Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre & Self-guided Tour of Ludlow 2021

Book yourself a festive treat, come visit the beautiful Market town of Ludlow for their annual Medieval Christmas Fayre. There will be over 100 stalls at the market selling handmade gifts, seasonal food and drink products, medieval products inside and around the ruins of Ludlow Castle.

Namur: Medieval Forts & Rivers of Belgium – Virtual Tour

While this citadel was once Europe’s mightiest fortress, it now lies sombre and still, but is still capable of drawing in tourists from far and wide courtesy its oozing charm and overwhelming outlook. It’s beauty is even compared to that of the many world famous castles in Bruges. Adorned with splendid gardens, offering breathtaking views of the rivers and the city beyond, and bearing a dashing bronze statue of an enormous turtle, this citadel is one of its kind in all of Europe.

Clerkenwell’s Medieval Monasteries

Event by Clio Walks London In medieval times Clerkenwell was an area of fields on the outskirts of the City of London, dominated by monastic institutions. The monasteries were all closed in the 1530s when Henry VIII broke with the Church of Rome but their buildings remained. Some were demolished but others were repurposed and rebuilt over the years; many of them still play a philanthropic and caring role today. On this walk we will learn about a hospital that has provided healthcare on the same site for almost 900 years; London’s oldest parish church; a monastery that became an aristocratic Tudor mansion then an almshouse and school and remains an almshouse today; a priory with links to Jerusalem which gave its name to St John Ambulance eight hundred years later; and a nunnery which ...

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