image for Talk item typeIs Christmas in Bad Taste? at Duke Street Baptist Church

Talk, Mon 4 Dec 2017

Contact

The Arts Society Richmond

020 8892 9696

Address

Duke Street,
Richmond,
TW9 1DH

Details

Speaker: David Phillips

Even in ancient Rome people made complaints about the mid-winter Saturnalia celebrations, remarkably like the complaints that we hear today about our commercialised Christmas. In a light-hearted historical review we discover some wonderful and some gloriously awful Christmas imagery, from Giotto's painting of the first Christmas crib until Dickens meets Coca Cola amongst the movers and shakers who sometimes seem to have turned Christmas into Kitschmas.

On-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 4 Dec 2017 19:30

Prices

Members: Free
Guests: £5 per person payable at the door.
NADFAS members: £4 payable at the door.
Students: Free, upon production of your student card

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 179750  Lat: 51.46171 Long: -0.30407

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Richmond station

Facilities

  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets