A Celebration of Christmas’ Past

Congleton Town Hall/November 27th 2010

The evening began at 7.00pm with a wassail cup reception and traditional yule log blessing, followed by a Dickensian banquet.

Entertainment was provided throughout the evening with Christmas carols, songs and readings.
CarriagesĀ  arrived at 11.00pm

Everyone was encouraged to come dressed for the occasion

The Dickensian banquet commenced with a traditional Wassail Cup.
The banquet table was laiden with the following:

Venison and Chestnut Casserole
Spiced Beef
Pork and Chestnut Pie
Marmalade Glazed Ham
Old English Nog Tart
Port Wine Jelly
Christmas Syllabub
Spiced Prunes
Crystallized Chestnuts
Fruit Platters
Chestnut and Bacon Stuffing
Celery Sauce, Mushroom Sauce
Cheese Platters