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Sustainable Wareham Community Christmas Fair Town Hall, Wareham Saturday 25 November 2023

Community Christmas Fair

Craft Demonstrations and Arts and Craft Gifts At the Town Hall, Wareham from 10 to 12 noon on Saturday 25 November 2023. Now is the time to plan a Sustainable Christmas. Come along to see craft demonstrations of cards and decorations you can reproduce at home. Meet lots of community organisations there, with Christmas crafts and …

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Kings Arms Pub Christmas fundraising quiz Wareham

Pub Quiz in aid of Christmas in Wareham

At the Kings Arms!   Come along and raise money for Christmas in Wareham! Fun Pub Quiz on Wednesday 11th January at the Kings Arms (Wareham). Entry just £3.00 per person. Starts at 7.30 pm Raising money for Wareham’s Christmas lights and Father Christmas Parade.

King Alfred the Great and a Saxon Christmas in Wareham

King Alfred and a Saxon Christmas in Wareham

How would our Wareham Saxon ancestors have celebrated Christmas? Did you know that the word Christmas orginates from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘Cristesmæsse’ – first recorded in 1038? Saxon Yule Festivities The date to celebrate Christ’s birth was actually decided in the 4th century by Pope Julius I, long before the Anglo-Saxon invasion of England. The …

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