Clarke Hall recreates C17th Yuletide

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STEP back in time to see how Christmas was celebrated in the 17th century.

Clarke Hall will be decked with holly for a festive open day onSunday.

The Friends of Clarke Hall will be dressed in traditional costumes to teach crafts including wreath making.

Visitors can stock up on gifts and enjoy carol singing to end the day.

Coun David Dagger, cabinet member for culture, said: “This is a wonderful opportunity for all the family to enjoy a day out and time travel back hundreds of years.

“It’s an ideal way to kick-start the Christmas period and really get a feel of what life was like back then.”

The open day takes place between 10am and 4pm at the living museum on Aberford Road.

Entry costs £3.50 for adults, £2 for concessions and children go free.

For more information call 01924 302700 or log on to www.wakefield.gov.uk