As July approached eight year old Alfie was planning his summer holiday activities.
Swimming at the YMCA, picnics in the park, water-skiing at the water park in Sale and playing with his friends. However, he had to think carefully how… Continue reading
April Fools’ Day, which is sometimes called All Fools’ Day, is one of the most light-hearted days of the year and is celebrated in many countries on April 1st every year. It is widely recognized and celebrated as a day… 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,… Continue reading
March 17th is when people around the world celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, but what do we know about the man and why do we remember him? The day honours the patron saint of Ireland, but celebrations are… 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
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,… Continue reading
* 7 July 1917 – the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) became the British Army’s first all-female unit, later renamed Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps (QMAAC). It was giant step for womankind: Britain’s first all-female military unit. More than 57,000… Continue reading
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