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  • 2. What is Bonfire Night?
    • Every year on the 5 th November in England, we celebrate Bonfire Night .
    • This is because on the 5 th November 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and his friends decided to try to blow up the English government and the King, James I.
    Guy Fawkes Government- gobierno Blow up- volar
  • 3.
    • Guy Fawkes came from a city called York:
  • 4. WHY did he want to kill the king?
    • Guy Fawkes was a Catholic, but King James I was a Protestant.
    • Guy Fawkes wanted England to be Catholic, so he wanted to kill the King.
    • So, he tried to blow up the government using gunpowder!
    Gunpowder: Pólvora
  • 5. What happened?
    • People discovered Guy Fawkes, his men and the gunpowder before he could blew up the government.
    • He was put in prison .
    • He and his men were killed and their heads were put on sticks as a warning to other people.
  • 6. Why do we remember this?
    • Because of a law passed in 1606 called the “ Law of Thanksgiving ”, we have to remember what Guy Fawkes tried to do on the 5 th of November every year.
    Thanksgiving Law
  • 7. What happens now?
    • Every 5 th November in England we have a big party and celebration to remember what Guy Fawkes did.
    • We build a huge bonfire , and we make a model of Guy Fawkes, then burn it on top.
  • 8.
    • We also watch lots of fireworks .
  • 9. We also use sparklers
  • 10. What do you eat?
    • We eat toffee apples and jacket potatoes that are cooked in tin foil on the bonfire!
  • 11. We have a poem about Guy Fawkes:
    • Remember, remember the Fifth of November,
    • Gunpowder Treason and Plot,
    • I know of no reason
    • Why the Gunpowder Treason
    • Should ever be forgot
  • 12. Some photos I took on Bonfire Night
  • 13.
    • Happy Bonfire Night!!