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TIME TO GET FESTIVE IN BRITAIN'S 'FIRST' CHRISTMAS CITY.
Is York really Britain's most christmassy city? Is it true that the first ever Christmas celebrations were held right here in 521AD? Where DID Rudolph get his red nose from? Which Grinch tried to cancel Christmas ? and Which famous author read his stories here in York and made us a present of Boxing Day?
From the bacchanalian celebrations of the Romans, the midwinter partying of the Vikings, sumptuous Georgian feasts and Victorian traditions, they have left their mark on our festivities today.
Get into the spirit of things in the original Christmas City and who knows? - we might even find some mulled wine
Tours begin at the Statue of Constantine Minster Yard, just outside the south doors of York Minster and finish on Parliament Street
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