UNITED KINGDOM Britain is made up of three countries: England ,Scotland and Wales.These together with Northern Ireland make up the United Kingdom.
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Notthing Hill carnival Pancake Day Guy Fawkes Day
<ul><li>Bonfire night or guy fawkes is on 5th November. </li></ul><ul><li>People celebrate it with fireworks and bonfires . They bring wood, newspapers and cardboard boxes to build big bonfires in the open air. </li></ul><ul><li>People eat jacket potatoes and hot dogs on Bonfire night. </li></ul><ul><li>Children make a Guy , the figure of a man, from old clothes and newspapers, they put the Guy on top of the bonfire http :// www.twilightbridge.com / hobbies / festivals / guyfawkes </li></ul>
Jacked potatoes' recipe. <ul><li>Ingredients: One potatoe,50g.cheese,12g.butter,Pepper and salt. </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 15-20 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Wash the potatoe and prick 2 or 3 times with the fork. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the potatoe in the hot oven until soft for one hour. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut the potatoe in half and put the cooked potatoe on a plate </li></ul><ul><li>Add the butter to the potatoe and mash it with a fork. </li></ul><ul><li>Add some cheese, pepper and salt. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the mashed potatoe into the empty skin and put some cheese on the top. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the potatoe in the oven for 10 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to eat!. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Pancake Day is on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, six weeks before Easter. </li></ul><ul><li>In Britain, people eat pancakes on Pancake Day.In some towns there are pancake races. People run through the streets holding frying pans with pancakes. Each runner throws the pancake into the air and catches it in the pan </li></ul>
chant Mix a pancake Stir a pancake Pop it in the pan Fry the pancake Toss the pancake catch it if you can http:// homepages.tesco.net / ~derek.berger / holidays / pancakeday.html
It´s Pancake Day Song Put some flour, egg and milk In a bowl and mix, mix, mix. Put some butter in a pan. Add the mixture. This is fun! Toss the pancake! Toss the pancake! Now it´s ready.Yum, yum, yum.
THE NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL is the largest arts festival in Europe and in Carnival terms is second only to Rio. It's fantastic, it's vibrant, it's full of life, it's for everyone and it is FREE! DON'T MISS IT!
http:// www.portowebbo.co.uk / nottinghilltv / carnival -facts2003. htm Notthing Hill Carnival is a street festival in England, in the city of London. It´s in August every year and it last for 3 days; Saturday, Sunday and Monday. People wear caribbean clothes and dance or play music in the street. Sunday is especially for children. People celebrate living in peace together and being good neighbours.
The flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is sometimes called the Union Jack . This red, white, and blue flag was first used in 1801. The Union Jack is a combination of the flags of England (the cross of St. George), Scotland (the cross of St. Andrew), and Ireland (the cross of St. Patrick).
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LONDON Big Ben: Is the most famous clock in England.
The houses of parliament and the Thames river.
Beatles Components: John Lennon, is born in Liverpool. George Harrison Paul MacCartney Ringo Starr Young people imitate their long hair, clothes and ideas. In sixtys they record many famous songs “Please, please me”,”ask me why”etc. Young people love the beatles but many old people do not like their ideas.
The Beefeater: Yeoman warder at the Tower of London
The Queen Elisabeth II The prince Charles Lady Diana