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The Christmas Story Told in Paintings

The List are teaming up with Edinburgh Art Tours and Crescent House to offer three readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to their The Christmas Story told through Paintings festive tour.

Relive The Christmas Story told through Paintings this festive season with Edinburgh Art Tours and Crescent House. Basing his lively narrative on paintings in the National Gallery of Scotland, throughout Advent art historian Dr Colin Bailey complements the Christmas Market in Edinburgh and the build-up to the festivities by examining in detail works on show depicting the events surrounding the birth of Christ.

Intricately discussing the artists' techniques, use of symbols and place in history, this guided tour will include Vitale da Bologna’s mid-fourteenth-century Adoration of the Kings; Filippino Lippi’s enchanting small Nativity dating from the late fifteenth century; another glorious Adoration of the Magi by Jacopo Bassano, painted in 1542; and Domenichino’s early Baroque masterpiece The Adoration of the Shepherds.

The tour starts outside The National Gallery of Scotland on the Mound.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the question below:

The Christmas Story told through Paintings
Tue 17, 24, 31 and Fri 20, 27 Dec | 10.30am or 2.30pm
The Mound
Edinburgh EH2 2EL

Christmas Open House

Pick up Christmas gifts at this open house featuring works by local Edinburgh artists, makers, photographers, creatives, labels, and DJs. There will also be the chance to try out new Just Eat e-bikes, as well as purchasing vouchers for gin, wine tasting experiences and Edinburgh Art tours.

The Christmas Story Told in Paintings

Learn about how the birth of Christ is depicted through painting at this art tour led by Dr Colin Bailey.

Terms & conditions

Competition closes 17 December 2019. Offer is only for tours on Tue and Fri between Tue 17 and 31 Dec. Prize is a pair of tickets for three winners. The List's usual rules apply.