Winter encompasses many festivals, past and present, and we will focus on their origins and symbolism: Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Saturnalia, the Winter Solstice, and the creation of modern Christmas. Learn about St Nicholas, the tradition of the Pantomime, the history of carollers – and much more.
CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is a free guided cultural walk promoting mental health and physical wellbeing using art, humour and history to help de-stigmatise mental distress.
The Jingle Bells Walk begins outside the Turbine Hall entrance to Tate Modern at 12 noon. This festive five-mile walk will end at the Maudsley Hospital, taking in some of Southwark’s most famous landmarks.
The Largactyl Shuffle is named after the oldest anti-psychotic drug chlorpromazine sold as Largactil in Europe which has severe side effects.
Related website: www.cooltanarts.org.uk