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Traditions and Traditions and Customs in Great Customs in Great Britain Britain Prezentacii.com
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Crufts Dog Show  In February.  Valuable dogs from all over the world compete in Birmingham.  The best dog gets the title Crufts Supreme Champion.
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Saint Valentine’s Day  February 14  Was started in the time of Roman Empire.  Is dedicated to St. Valentine.  People send a card to someone they love, like, fancy or admire.
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The Boat Race  In March  A rowing race between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.  On the river Thames in London (7,2 km).
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Pancake Day  In March  The last day before Lent.  Pancake race-running while holding a pancake in a frying pan. Competitors have to throw it in the air and catch it again in the pan.
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Easter  In April.  The celebration of the Resurrection of Christ  Schools are closed for two weeks.  People give each other chocolate eggs that are wrapped in silver paper.
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The London Marathon  One of the biggest marathons in the world.  Each year about 30,000 people start the race and about 25,000 finish.  Raise money for charity.
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May Day  May 1  A pagan festival to celebrate the end of winter and welcome summer.  Children dance around the maypole and sing songs.
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Chelsea Flower Show  In May  Britain’s most important flower and garden show.  Thousands of people come to see the prize flowers and specially built gardens.
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Midsummer Day  June 24  Summer solstice.  People stay up until midnight to welcome in midsummer day.  When the fires die down, men run or jump through it to bring good luck.
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Trooping The Colour  The second Saturday in June.  Celebrates the Queen’s official birthday.  Lots of marching, military music and the soldiers are dressed in colourful uniforms.
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Saint Swithin’s Day  July 15  Saint Swithin was England’s Bishop of Winchester.  40 days of bad weather will follow if it rains on this day.
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Wimbledon  The last week of July and the first week of June.  At Wimbledon in South-West London.  One of the four great world tennis championships and the only one which is played on grass.
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Notting Hill Carnival  The last weekend in August.  Takes place in Notting Hill.  People dress up in fabulous costumes.  Steel bands play African and Caribbean music.
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Halloween  October 31  A pagan festival celebrates the return of the souls that visit their former houses.  People dress up as witches, ghosts etc.  Houses are decorated with pumpkins.
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Guy Fawke’s Night  November 5  He was a terrorist.  The day marks the discovery of a plot to blow up Parliament in 1605.  People make models of him and burn them on big bonfires.
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Christmas Day  December 25  Religious ceremony commemorating the birth of Christ.  Children wake up early to find presents in their stockings.  Traditional Christmas tree and dinner.
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Boxing Day  December 26  It is usually spent in front of the TV, recovering from Christmas Day.  Servants go from house to house with collecting boxes.
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New Year’s Eve  December 31  Traditionally Scottish celebration.  At midnight everybody joins hands and sings Auld Lang Syne. Prezentacii.com

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