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Guy Fawkes

November 5, 2009 Leave a comment

Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night is an annual celebration on the evening of 5 November. It marks the downfall of the Gunpowder Plot of 5 November 1605, in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament, in London, United Kingdom.

In celebration of his survival, King James ordered that the people of England should have a great bonfire on the night on 5th November.

On 5 November every year, children in Britain get excited because it is Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes’ Night). We lit bonfires and enjoy fireworks displays. On top of the fire there is a guy (a homemade model of a man, like a scarecrow).

This is the famous poem that children sing Read more…