Celebrations & Holidays Category

05/10/2021

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is the day before Good Friday and commemorates…

29/07/2021

Bank Holidays

Before the 1871 Bank Holiday Act, there were only the…

11/05/2021

UK National Sandcastle Competition

Taking a bucket and spade to the beach in order…

04/03/2021

The Queen’s Jubilees

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-) has had three official Jubilees so…

19/11/2020

Winter Solstice – Yule

The Winter Solstice takes place on or adjacent to 21st…

29/08/2020

Advent calendars

Advent is a 4-week period in the Christian calendar starting…

09/07/2020

Good Friday

Good Friday is the Christian commemoration of the death of…

19/06/2020

Trooping the Colour

The visibility of a distinctive regimental flag is of great…

22/05/2020

St. Piran’s Day

The story of the man named Piran, Pyran, Perran or…

05/05/2020

V.E. Day

V.E. Day (Victory in Europe) commemorates the ending of WW2…

12/04/2020

The hen party

While a husband-to-be can traditionally hold his ‘stag do‘ as…

25/03/2020

Cornish Midsummer’s Eve Bonfires

Cornwall is the long protruding county in south-west England with…