Mon 14 December 2020
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Duke Street Church
George Goodwin’s book Christmas Traditions reflects the joyful nature of Christmas time – whether the history of each of its components is delightfully simple or is intriguingly complex.
Join him as he shares his enthusiasm for a very special time of year and explores the gradual creation of our modern celebrations in this illustrated talk.
George Goodwin, who lives in Kew, has written Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father; Fatal Colours – Towton 1461, War of the Roses; and Fatal Rivalry – Henry VIII, James IV and the battle for Renaissance Britain. He is a Fellow ofhe Royal Historical Society and of the Royal Society of Arts.