• Christmas Rituals

    01 Dec , 2016

    Communities everywhere have their own treasured Christmas rituals that involve a tree, but why do we all get so excited about firs and spruces?Using trees as centrepieces for festivals is nothing new; many aspects of our Christmas traditions originate from the pagans. During the Middle Ages, an evergreen known as ‘The Paradise Tree’ was decorated with apples as a symbol of the feast of Adam and Eve on 24th December....