An 18th-Century Christmas

21st December, 2016

Christmas Gambols. Print by John Raphael Smith (British Museum)   In The Moonrakers of Avon the action takes place at Christmastime. Before the story begins to unfold, Danny Clark is looking forward most of all to Twelfth Night; why then and not Christmas itself? Today‚Äôs Christmas traditions have evolved over the centuries from pagan winter… Read More