This photograph is of the High Street in Sutton, Greater London during “Xmas Show Week” in 1910.
The High Street had only been developed at the beginning of the 1900s, as the town’s population grew through the Edwardian era.
6th December 1944: Only weeks after the region’s liberation from Nazi occupation, the British Army takes part in a Saint Nicholas Day event in Rucphen, near Roosendaal in the Netherlands.
The Adoration of the Shepherds, (Поклоніння пастухів). A Ukrainian religious painting taken from an iconostasis, and dated between 1650 and 1700.
The 6th of January is Christmas Eve for Ukrainians of all Christian denominations.
The main Christmas celebrations take place at this time.
Yuletide Fortune Tellers in Ukraine in an 1888 painting by Mykola Pymonenko. Ukrainians still celebrate the Christmas season by the old calendar, as do many neighbouring regions.
The Christmas tree at Windsor Station in England, photographed on the 3rd of January, 1947.
In a photograph dated the 30th of December, 1914, soldiers cook a Christmas roast on a “spit” held up with rifles, a spade, and sticks.
World War One.
The Christmas season in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine at the beginning of the 1900s.