Victorian Christmas Stories

Step into the enchanting world of yesteryears with our lecture on ‘Victorian Christmas Stories’. Journey back to the heartwarming Christmases of the Victorian era, where families gathered around the hearth, sharing tales that spanned from ancient Yule times in Scandinavia to contemporary narratives of Christmas magic. This lecture, enriched with a collection of peculiar, slightly eerie, yet traditional and original Victorian Christmas card illustrations, promises to transport you to a time imbued with the nostalgic vibes of Christmas. Don’t miss this opportunity to relive the charm and warmth of a Victorian Christmas.


Lena Schattenherz Heide-Brennand is a Norwegian lecturer with a master degree in language, culture and literature from the University of Oslo and Linnaeus University. She has been lecturing and teaching various subjects since 1998. Her field of interest and main focus has always been topics that others have considered strange, eccentric and eerie, and she has specialised in a variety of dark subjects linked to folklore, mythology and Victorian traditions and medicine. Her students often point out her thorough knowledge about the subjects she is teaching, in addition to her charismatic appearance. She refers to herself as a performance lecturer and always gives her audience an outstanding experience

don’t worry if you miss it – we will send you a recording valid for two weeks the next day

15 December2024 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

£6 - £10 & By Donation

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