Horrible Christmas

Thursday 7 January 2016 to Saturday 9 January 2016
Cambridge Corn Exchange - CB2 3QE
Horrible Histories proudly presents the terrible tale of Christmas as it’s never been told before!

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From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Puritan parties to Tudor treats, join us on an hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas in the company of Charles Dickens, Oliver Cromwell, King Henry VIII, St Nicholas and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer...

It’s a horrible history of Christmas that’s going to send you crackers!

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“Christmas trivia was seamlessly wedged into songs, dances and turkeys alongside other historical facts we simply didn't know.” Cambridge News

"The show is jampacked with brilliant, catchy tunes, hilarious jokes, and lots and lots of audience participation." Cambridge Edition

"a riot, with brilliantly over-the-top costumes and fab lighting bolted to humour aimed at kids, including a lot of bottom jokes, and of course some pretty horrible history." Local Secrets

Running times

1st Half: 50mins
Interval: 20 mins
2nd Half: 45mins

School bookings

School Bookings are available for this show. Book with us and we will do our best to help your plan for all aspects of your trip! From travel arrangements, packed lunches and much more! For more info visit our group booking page.


Please note that if you are planning on parking in the Grand Arcade car park that there are potential 30 minute+ queues due to festive shoppers.

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