Celebrations & Holidays Category

10/03/2020

Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill is a district in west London and in…

11/02/2020

Armistice Day

By September 1918, Germany realised it could not win the…

28/01/2020

Widecombe Fair

Widecombe Fair has taken place annually in the Dartmoor village…

03/01/2020

Leap Day

“Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. All the…

16/12/2019

St. Swithin’s Day

Swithin, or Swithun, (c.800-863) became Bishop of Winchester in 852.…

08/12/2019

The F.A. Cup Final

The Football Association of England and Wales (F.A.) was founded…

28/11/2019

Graduation ceremonies

After studying hard for a degree, a university student will…

30/10/2019

Weddings

Weddings in the UK are now high on the list…

16/10/2019

Friday the 13th

The number 13 has long been considered unlucky but its…

06/10/2019

St. Dwynwen’s Day

St. Dwynwen’s Day is on 25th January and commemorates the…

13/09/2019

Thinking Day

Thinking Day, or, as it has been known since 2000,…

13/08/2019

The stag do

A ‘stag do‘ is a get-together of a bridegroom and…