‘Etiquette of Christmas Parties’ – as Reported in a Newspaper from 1863

Posted on December 23rd, 2012 by The British Newspaper Archive

An etiquette guide for how to behave at Christmas Parties, from ‘The Leicestershire Mercury’ of Saturday 26 December 1863

Oh, we’re sure that none of the visitors to the BNA need to read an etiquette guide for how to behave at Christmas parties.

But, just in case some of you out there would like a quick refresh on the correct behaviour required, here is a Christmas Party etiquette guide from 1863.

We’re sure that the etiquette described is, er, pretty much observed at most office parties today.

newspaper report from 1863 on the etiquette for christmas parties

Leicestershire Mercury – Saturday 26 December 1863

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