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Bonfire Night

Guy Fawkes Night (Bonfire Night)

On 5 November 1605, the infamous Gunpowder Plot took place in which some Catholics plotted to blow up the English Parliament and King James l, on the day set for the king to open Parliament. The men were angry because the king had treated them badly and they didn't like it.

The story is remembered each 5th November when 'Guys' are burned in a celebration known as "Bonfire Night".

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Find out more about the custom on our Guy Fawkes page.

Diwali

Diwali is the Hindu "festival of lights" which celebrates the New Year. It is India's most important holiday.

Find out more on our Diwali page

 

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