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British Life & Culture

Special Events & Celebrations

by Mandy Barrow

 
 
 
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The following questions have been sent to us by children visiting our website.

If you have a question please use our search page first. If you still can't find the answer on our website, then please email me your question.

 

halloweenDo the children of England celebrate Halloween?
Brandon - Canada

Yes. Some children will go trick and treating.

 

fireworksDo the people of England celebrate Bonfire Night in November?
Jared - Canada

Yes, we celebrate Bonfire night on November 5th.

 

Do the children of England hang up their stockings at Christmas time?
Jasmine

Yes, either at the end of their beds or near the fire place.

 

ChristmasquestionWhat do you call Santa Claus in England?
Kelsay - Canada

Father Christmas

 

questionDo you have any mummers at Christmas time in England?
Courtney - Canada

Yes in some part of England you can still see Mummers. They Mummers' Plays have been performed in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland for hundreds of years.

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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites projectbritain.com and primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.