‘Twas the Night Before Tudor Christmas – An Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII short story

| December 6, 2022

‘Twas the Night Before Tudor Christmas – An Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII short story

Enjoy this amazing animated short story which stars Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn on the night before Tudor Christmas. It’s taken from Laura Loney and Kathryn Holeman’s incredibly beautiful keepsake book “‘Twas the Night Before Tudor Christmas” which is available now from Amazon and other bookstores: https://mybook.to/tudorchristmas This is a lovely festive story to share […]

Adding a twist of Tudor to a modern Christmas – with two dashes of fun and a sprinkle of whimsy by Laura Loney

| September 30, 2022

Adding a twist of Tudor to a modern Christmas – with two dashes of fun and a sprinkle of whimsy by Laura Loney

A big welcome to Laura Loney who is visiting us today in celebration of the release of her debut book ‘Twas The Night Before Tudor Christmas, which is beautifully illustrated by Kathryn Holeman. It’s out today in paperback and Kindle. Find the book on your Amazon store – click here. It really is gorgeous. Over […]

Remember the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar!

| December 14, 2016

Remember the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar!

Just a reminder to check the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar on a daily basis – click here to go to it right now. There are all kinds of treats for you to enjoy – videos, games, music, guest articles and goodies from authors and historians, recipes, information on Christmas in medieval and Tudor times… […]

Happy Epiphany!

| January 6, 2014

Happy Epiphany!

In the UK today, the Christmas period tends to end with New Year, but in Tudor times there were twelve days of feasting and merriment, stretching from Christmas Day to Epiphany, the feast day celebrating the visitation of the Magi to baby Jesus. If you watched the Tudor Monastery Farm Christmas Special, you will know […]

A Tudor Feast at Christmas

| December 7, 2012

A Tudor Feast at Christmas

Thanks so much to Anne Boleyn Files visitor Dawn for letting me know that the documentary “A Tudor Feast at Christmas” is being repeated on the Good Food Channel  (UK SKY 247 or Virgin 260) on Sunday at 1pm and then at various times during the week. See Good Food Channel for listing details. The […]

Tudor and Medieval Christmas Events

| December 16, 2010

Tudor and Medieval Christmas Events

Do you know of any Tudor themed Christmas events taking place near you? Do let me know and I’ll add them to our Events page and our Anne Boleyn Files Facebook page. Here are a few I know about:- Christmas at Hever Castle, 2nd – 24th December – The Hever Castle website says “Narnia comes […]

A Tudor and Stuart Christmas

| December 9, 2010

A Tudor and Stuart Christmas

If you’re like me, you love finding out how Christmas is celebrated in different countries and how it was celebrated in different periods of history. Well, you can read a full rundown on Tudor Christmas traditions on our “Tudor Christmas” page, but I’ve just been watching the Christmas episode of “Tales from the Green Valley” […]

Happy Twelfth Night!

| January 5, 2010

Happy Twelfth Night!

Here in Spain, I have three very excited (read loud!) children. Why? Because here in Spain, and many Catholic countries around the world, it is Twelfth Night or the eve of Epiphany. The Three Kings come tonight! My Twelfth Night and Epiphany Tonight we will brave the cold and wait for the Three Kings. Here, […]

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