The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Not long after, Pope Julius I declared that the birth of Jesus was to be celebrated on the 25th December; from then on Christmas has always been celebrated on the 25th. On the 25th December, it is […]
If you are lucky enough to be enjoying a traditional Christmas dinner this year then you will certainly be expecting to pull a cracker, a Christmas Cracker that is. These colourful accessories on the family table are enjoyed by everyone and no Christmas will ever be the same without one. A beautiful metallic wrapped cardboard tube that compliments this traditional meal, but why do we pull one, where have they come from and what’s the meaning behind this?