In the modern era, Easter Sunday generally falls on the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon (i.e., the first full moon of Spring in the northern hemisphere, or the first full moon occurring after the date of the vernal equinox),… Continue reading
Lent is the period of 40 days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar.
Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Lent is a time when Christians remember the 40 days and 40 nights Jesus spent alone in the desert without food… Continue reading
St David is the Patron Saint of Wales and is celebrated each year on 1st March, which is the day he died on in 589AD. He is also known as Dewi Saint in Wales.
To mark the day, Welsh people… Continue reading
Most of us safeguard our PCs by installing anti-virus software, but for many this is where it stops. Much more should be done to stay one step ahead of the game. Over the last few years, Microsoft has issued warnings… Continue reading
Every year in November, the Royal British Legion, distribute poppies as symbols of Remembrance and host events for the nation to come together and remember the fallen of the Armed Forces.
The first Poppy Appeal was held in 1921, the… Continue reading
Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31st October It is the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows or All Saints and the day before Hallowmans. According to many historians, All Hallows’ Eve is a Christianised… Continue reading
May Day is a celebration of Spring, it’s a day of political protests, it’s a neopagan festival, a saint’s feast day, and a day for organized labour. In many countries, it is a national holiday and its origins are in the… Continue reading
St George’s Day is celebrated by the several nations, kingdoms, countries and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint i.e. Bulgaria, England, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Portugal and Russia. St George’s Day is celebrated on the 23rd of April, which is the traditionally accepted date of Saint George’s death… Continue reading