It is clear that Christmas time is not unrelated to the supernatural. In fact, telling spooky tales upon a Christmas night is a long tradition in many cultures and probably you have read yourself ‘A Christmas Carol’, the classical story written by Charles Dickens.
I still have not found verified information about this, but I have the feeling that séances gets boosted during Christmas time. Why do I think this? Because Christmas celebrations have an intense family component that makes us miss our beloved ones more than ever precisely at this critical moment. For many people Christmas séances are not the exception, but the rule.
At the end of the nineteenth century this was even more tangible, as spiritualism was all the rage. This was reflected, for example, in the second season’s Christmas Special of one of the most acclaimed British television series of all times: Downton Abbey. In this single episode a séance takes place, using a ouija board.
Have you ever participated in a Christmas séance? Did you ever think about the possibility of experimenting a Victorian-themed séance like the one’s organized at Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales? Feel free to share your experiences with us and do not forget to have a look at The Singular Talking Board (our travel ouija board) and Decimononic’s gorgeous sterling silver Planchette’s Collection! I do think that it will be worth your time.