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The Christmas tree became popular in England in 1841 when Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, brought a tree over from Germany and put it in Windsor Castle. The Royal couple were illustrated in a newspaper standing around the Christmas tree with their children and the tradition of decorating a tree became fashionable.

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In America, modern tradition is to put up a Christmas tree the day or weekend after Thanksgiving (after the fourth Thursday in November).

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In some communities it is tradition to put up the Christmas tree on the 6th of December in honor on Saint Nicholas.

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The classic tradition is to put up the Christmas tree 12 days before Christmas day, on the 13th of December.

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Whenever you decide to put up your Christmas tree, stick on a Micheal Buble CD, crack open the Irish cream drink that is synonymous with Christmas, chomp a few mince pies and have fun!

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And if your tree ends up looking like any of these (click on the images to enlarge them) — get in touch with Santa's Little Helper at:
editor@tattehall.org
and we'll arrange a Christmas
Tree Decoration masterclass!

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