Christmas in the U.K.

In the U.K. , families often celebrate Christmas together . Most of them decorate a Christmas tree in their houses for Christmas. Everyone helps with this family tradition which began with Prince Albert , husband of Queen Victoria , who bought it from Germany in 1841 . Another family tradition involves dinner on Christmas day. It is normally roast turkey ,roast vegetables and all the trimmings which means vegetables and sometimes bacon and sausages. It is often served with cranberries sauce and bread sauce. Dessert is often Christmas Pudding . Mince pies and lots of chocolates are often served as well. The dinner table is decorated with a Christmas cracker for each person. Christmas crackers are festive table decorations that make a snapping sound when pulled open and often contain a small gift and a joke.