History & heritage - posts from December 2013

Children playing at A Victorian Festival of Christmas, Portsmouth. © DRM Images

Dickens and the story of Christmas

by Katie Rowe

December 18 2013 in History & heritage

When writing my biography of Dickens’ artist daughter Katey, and when writing my current book on Charles Dickens, I realised that Christmas had always been special in the Dickens family. Mr Fezziwig’s Ball in A Christmas Carol harks back to Georgian…

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