Holidays & Occasions
Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday
November in England is a time of remembrance - through the wearing of poppies, attendance at, listening to or watching commemorative services and participation in two minutes´ silence.
Bonfire Night and Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes was a Catholic who nearly succeeded in blowing up the Protestant King James I. His exploits are celebrated every year with bonfires and fireworks. Find out more about a man who could have changed the course of English History had the Gunpowder Plot been successful.
St. George´s Day
Have you heard of St George, England’s patron saint? Do you know the story of St George and the Dragon? St George’s Day is celebrated on April 23 – also said to be Shakespeare’s birth and death day.
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