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What Would Be Under The Christmas Tree In The 1930’s?

A bag of rubbish or a tricycle, it’s not just the kids of today that wonder – what will Santa bring? UnderTheChristmasTree takes a look…

War Is Declared In 1930

Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister in May 1937. He is synonymous with the policy of ‘appeasement’ – of trying to avoid large scale warfare in…

The Abdication Of King Edward VIII

Following the death of his father King George V in January 1936, Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, the then Prince of Wales, was…

Christmas Cards Thirties Style

From stamped images to 3D pop out cards and e-cards, UnderTheChristmasTree take’s a look at what sending a Christmas card was like in the 1930’s.…

10 Christmas Number Ones from the 1930s

Countdown the top Christmas classics from the 1930’s with UnderTheChristmasTree in our special Top of the Pop’s Bygone Christmases edition. Christmas songs help to make…

No Diet Coke? No Mint Choc Chip? No Dishwasher?

Shopping in the 1920’s was quite different to today, no nipping down to your favourite supermarket to stock up the freezer, as most houses did…

Lets Have Some Moonshine…A 1920s Christmas Dinner

Goose, a Christmas pudding and tons of liquor were just a few of the festive fancy’s which made up a 1920s Christmas dinner. We take…

Truly Traditional 1920s Christmas Decorations

Decorating the house for Christmas in the 1920s was done a bit different to the way we do ours today.  We have lots and lots…

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Our top 10 childrens books of the 1920s

Books were very important to the children of the 1920s.  With no TV and limited children’s programmes on the Radio in the evening, many families…

A Fun Christmas 1920s Letter to Santa Claus

From a wave in the hair to a pencil for school, UnderTheChristmasTree takes a peek at what children asked Santa for at Christmas and how…

How To Throw A 1920’s Christmas Cocktail Party

Whether you’re a Flapper or a Dapper, throwing a 1920’s Christmas cocktail party is a lot of fun.  We’ve put together this guide to help…

Will These 1920s Top 10 Movies Razzle Dazzle You?

UnderTheChristmasTree LOVES all things vintage and when it comes to 1920’s movies (and some Christmas ones at that) we can’t help but feel all razzle…

Its Time To Countdown The 1920s Top 10 Music Chart…

Gather around the Gramophone, turn up the volume and get ready to have a swingin’ time as we count down our top 10 chart hits…

Wash your Fat Away

Wash away your fat and look years younger with just a bar of soap? Find out how the ladies of the twenties  shed those unwanted…

A weeks rent for a Christmas Selection box

The Christmas sweets we’ve been taking for granted.  Today’s 99p Selection boxes would have cost up to a week’s rent back in the 1920’s. Families…

Fabulous Fun UK Games Of The 1920s

Snakes and Ladders, Charades and Parlour games were all part of  family fun in a 1920’s Christmas.  We take a look at what exciting games…

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