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Victorian Farm Christmas

Many of you have written to say how much you enjoyed watching Tales from the Green Valley, the award winning BBC TV series directed and produced by Peter Sommer. We thought you might like to know that a number of sequels to this series are now available on DVD, which we sell alongside the DVD of Tales from the Green Valley.

In Victorian Farm, a specialist team - Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands - devoted a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment in and around Acton Scott Estate in Shropshire. Now they return to celebrate a Victorian Farm Christmas - but hold that thought. Before the celebration there is work to be done.  In order for horses to be shod, the entire Blacksmith’s Forge has to be rebuilt with new clay bricks - which need making - and an old bellows to get pumping.

There’s Christmas food and festivities to prepare from 1850’s mincemeat to butter, bread, Christmas puddings and a multi-bird Christmas pie. There are gifts to be made, ribbons to be dyed, and old fashioned remedies to be prepared for what ails them. Yes the clocks have been turned back once again as Ruth, Peter and Alex work long hard hours to uncover the mystery and the magic of what will become a Victorian Farm Christmas.

It is available now for order on DVD - just £11.49 including free delivery in the UK.

You can now buy a book of the TV series Victorian Farm Christmas

Find about the sequels: 

The Complete Victorian Farm 

Victorian Pharmacy 

Victorian Farm Christmas 

Edwardian Farm

 

This is a special Christmas edition of the 2009 bestselling title including the original book plus 16 pages of new Christmas material.

Why not go along and take a look and visit the Victorian Farm - Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

If you want to find out more about the specialists involved, you can visit their websites:

Ruth Goodman - historian 
Alex Langlands - archaeologist

If you want to find out about the original series that led to the creation of all these programmes take a look at Tales from the Green Valley

All of these TV series were made for the BBC by Lion Television.