23 min

More Christmas Traditions The BackTracker History Show

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In this episode, we continue to find out the history behind some well known Christmas traditions. Have you ever wondered about who the hell came up with the idea of explosives at your festive meal? Yes, I'm talking about the Christmas cracker. What about the origins of the Yule Log? All this and more in a special little festive gift episode.
Merry Christmas Everyone and thanks so much for your support.


THIS PODCAST
This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
If you liked it please leave a rating and maybe a comment and if you’d like to support the show with a donation, however small, you can go to https://ko-fi.com/backtrackeruk (Ko-Fi.com)
Some more great news for you, if you were interested in buying merchandise featuring the show’s logo, then pop over to https://www.teepublic.com/en-gb/stores/the-backtracker-history-show?utm_campaign=17652andutm_medium=affiliateandutm_source=The%2BBacktracker%2BHistory%2BShow (Teepublic.com), you’ll find lots of things to choose from.
So, thankyou for listening and until next time guys, take care and look after each other.
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CONTACT ME…
Email: info@backtracker.co.uk
Facebook: @BackTrackerUK
Instagram: @backtrackeruk
Twitter: @BackTrackerUK
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The BIG Bristol to London Stroll
If you wish to donate and sponsor our endeavours to raise money for the Suicide Prevention Bristol charity, then go to our dedicated https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alice-the-backtracker (Justgiving page). This walk and the money raised is dedicated to Sara, who sadly passed away in March this year. Remember, if you feel low, there's always someone you can talk to and you are more important than you probably know.
Thanks in advance for your support.
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SOURCES
Ancestry
BBC History
Findmypast
Observations on Popular Antiquities. Bourne, Henry. (1777)
The Times Newspaper
Daily Mirror
Tom Smith's Christmas crackers: an illustrated history. Peter Kimpton (2005)
A Dictionary of English Folklore. Simpson, Jacqueline and Steve Roud (2003).


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Sound Effects by zapsplat.com
Intro music by https://themodelfolk.com/ (The Model Folk)


© THE BACKTRACKER HISTORY SHOW 2021

In this episode, we continue to find out the history behind some well known Christmas traditions. Have you ever wondered about who the hell came up with the idea of explosives at your festive meal? Yes, I'm talking about the Christmas cracker. What about the origins of the Yule Log? All this and more in a special little festive gift episode.
Merry Christmas Everyone and thanks so much for your support.


THIS PODCAST
This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
If you liked it please leave a rating and maybe a comment and if you’d like to support the show with a donation, however small, you can go to https://ko-fi.com/backtrackeruk (Ko-Fi.com)
Some more great news for you, if you were interested in buying merchandise featuring the show’s logo, then pop over to https://www.teepublic.com/en-gb/stores/the-backtracker-history-show?utm_campaign=17652andutm_medium=affiliateandutm_source=The%2BBacktracker%2BHistory%2BShow (Teepublic.com), you’ll find lots of things to choose from.
So, thankyou for listening and until next time guys, take care and look after each other.
-
CONTACT ME…
Email: info@backtracker.co.uk
Facebook: @BackTrackerUK
Instagram: @backtrackeruk
Twitter: @BackTrackerUK
-
The BIG Bristol to London Stroll
If you wish to donate and sponsor our endeavours to raise money for the Suicide Prevention Bristol charity, then go to our dedicated https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alice-the-backtracker (Justgiving page). This walk and the money raised is dedicated to Sara, who sadly passed away in March this year. Remember, if you feel low, there's always someone you can talk to and you are more important than you probably know.
Thanks in advance for your support.
-
SOURCES
Ancestry
BBC History
Findmypast
Observations on Popular Antiquities. Bourne, Henry. (1777)
The Times Newspaper
Daily Mirror
Tom Smith's Christmas crackers: an illustrated history. Peter Kimpton (2005)
A Dictionary of English Folklore. Simpson, Jacqueline and Steve Roud (2003).


-
Sound Effects by zapsplat.com
Intro music by https://themodelfolk.com/ (The Model Folk)


© THE BACKTRACKER HISTORY SHOW 2021

23 min

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