Off With A Bang

By dinahhillsdon

Fireworks over Palace of Westminster

There’s always an excuse for fireworks but this time of year there are some key festivities when there are more reasons to celebrate with some dynamite!

November the 5th in the UK is Guy Fawkes night, although more commonly referred to as ‘Bonfire Night’. Stemming from an historical event in 1604 where, on the 5th November, Guy Fawkes, an English Catholic attempted to overthrow the British Monarchy and blow up the Houses of Parliament to restore a Catholic Monarch to the throne. The plot failed and Guy Fawkes was executed in January of 1605. Since then, every year …read more

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