History Pages

Here be links to things historical, foklore and other such divers items...


Feast Days of Christmas 

Waes Hael!

Christmas Day would once have been the first of twelve days of feasting and celebration and, by order of the church, no work. There would still have been religious observances, some more significant than others and some we still have in modern liturgical calendars.

So here following are some of the high days and holy days that would have been celebrated in the past. There are others, and some of the dates vary between western and eastern Christian traditions, and have changed over the years.

I’ve also added short musical interludes…


Know Your Place - Bristol

Know Your Place is a digital heritage mapping resource to help you to explore your neighbourhood online through historic maps, collections and linked information.
- General map
- Pinpoint map


Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

I've added this on the history page as you can find old and obscure texts on here, and I often use this as a first port of call.
- Website


On This Day...

An Index to the Walk In The Past Facebook posts...


2020 Advent Calendar

An Advent calendar..but with notes on seasonal traditions rather than chocolate...Advent Calendar


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