Merry little Christmases: one couple's tableau tradition – in pictures

By Sarah Harford

Brighton couple Lisa Wolfe and Peter Chrisp have been creating their own Christmas cards every year since 1986, with photographs taken in their home. “It just started as a bit of fun,” says Wolfe. “Everybody loved it, so the next year we thought we'd do something a little bit different and we got more and more ambitious.” Although this began as a project for family and friends, the couple have now decided to exhibit all 31 images as part of Artists Open Houses in Brighton, until 17 December. “We've been doing this since we were in our mid-20s,” adds Wolfe, “so I think that perhaps much of the interest is in the relationship that you can track through the cards.”

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