Special Days

Poppies and Remembrance

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During the weeks up to and including Remembrance Day on 11 November, people wear a small red poppy in an act of remembrance and to support the work of the British Legion. A few years ago we received the message…

Bank Holidays

Message sent in by visitor to our website Could you tell me what year or under which Prime Minister, that the New Year Bank Holiday was introduced in England, John Bank Holidays are National Holidays in Britain. projectbritain.com/bankholidays.html New Year’s…

April Fools Day

April 1st is April Fools Day. A day when people play practical jokes on each other. Here are some of the most memorable ones in England: In 1957 Panorama, a TV programme, fooled millions of Brits into believing that spaghetti…