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Christmas at Capital E Once Upon a Time ….

Published: Fri 7 Dec 2007 10:03 AM
Media release: December 2007
Christmas at Capital E Once Upon a Time ….
You’re invited to travel back in time to a Christmas of yesteryear ….
The Main Hall at Capital E will be transformed into a vintage Christmas scene-scape, transporting you back to a Victorian-era Yule-tide. Wander through a snowy London street filled with candlelight and coal-fires, mistletoe and magic. As you stroll down the Christmas High Street you can window-shop to your hearts’ content. Soak up the Noel seasons’ sights, sounds and smells as you explore our Christmas past. You can even take a peek into Scrooge’s bedroom!
There’s also a lot to do. Children will have the opportunity interact with live characters from the Victorian era and hear stories about their life. They will also be able to make traditional Christmas crackers and decorations, use a turn of the century printing press to make their own olden-time greeting cards and sing carols around the pinola, and much much more …
In this Victorian Christmas you’ll discover where so many of today’s Christmas traditions come from!
Christmas at Capital E: 3 – 24 December 2007
WHEN: 10am to 4pm, Daily
VENUE: Capital E Main Floor
PRICE: $4 per person
As always, Father Christmas will be resident at Capital E. Come along and say hello, and tell him your Christmas wishes. He is looking forward to seeing you all and hearing how well behaved you’ve been this year.
Father Christmas at Capital E: 3 – 24 December 2007
WHEN:10am to 4pm, Daily
VENUE: Capital E Foyer
PRICE: Free
FOR BOOKINGS CONTACT: Capital E, ph 04 913 3720, info@capitale.org.nz, www.capitale.org.nz
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