Did You Know? Christmas Celebrations in Scotland. Did You Know? Christmas Celebrations in Scotland. History Quiz History Timeline .
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Christmas celebration in Scotland . Christmas is celebrated on 25th December in Scotland. The tradition of celebrating Christmas was banned here for nearly 400 years until the 1950’s. In the 1580’s, this magical festival was obliterated from the list of Scottish festivals as it was seen to be supporting Romanism..
The celebration of Christmas Day in Scotland technically has a limited history it was abolished in 1640 by the Parliament of Scotland, and only became a public holiday in 1958. This means that 2016 will only be Scotland’s 59th Christmas holiday in 376 years..