Victorian Christmas Traditions

Join us on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 pm for Victorian Christmas Traditions. “Victoria Yule” (aka Anne Barrett) welcomes you into her parlor as she shares her plans for the 1895 Christmas season. Learn the history of many Christmas traditions, passed down to her from “Grandmama and Grandpapa.”  She’ll read Dickens, display toys and handmade gifts that her family will be exchanging around the Christmas tree, and in her clear soprano, sing songs of the season. Travel back in time to Christmas 1895 with this fun, creative and engaging performance!

Anne Barrett has been presenting to audiences large and small for over 10 years, researching and developing all of her own material with a focus on creating presentations that are interesting, educating and entertaining. She writes a newspaper history column, serves as Vice President of her local historical society, as well as writing and publishing the society’s newsletter, Local Lore. She was also named Storyteller of the Year by the North of Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau for her work in creating and presenting historical context presentations for North Shore Music Theater audiences.

Space is limited, sign up required.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library.