Burns Night <ul><li>25. January </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Burns </li></ul><ul><li>Burns supper </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry rea...
Pancake Day <ul><li>Shrove Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>On that day, people used to confess their sins </li></ul><ul><li>Panc...
St. David’s Day <ul><li>1. March </li></ul><ul><li>Big parades, concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Leek and daffodil </li></ul><ul...
St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>17. March </li></ul><ul><li>Attending Mass  </li></ul><ul><li>Parades  </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing...
Easter <ul><li>The most imoprtant Christian Festival </li></ul><ul><li>The celebration of the death and ressurection of Je...
St. George’s Day <ul><li>23. April </li></ul><ul><li>A red rose is worn as a jacket lapel </li></ul><ul><li>Big feast </li...
St. Andrew’s Day <ul><li>30. November </li></ul><ul><li>Ceilidh-dancing, musical entartainment </li></ul><ul><li>Marks the...
Christmas <ul><li>25. December </li></ul><ul><li>Presents under the Christmas tree </li></ul><ul><li>Father Christmas </li...
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Holidays In The Uk

  1. 1. Burns Night <ul><li>25. January </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Burns </li></ul><ul><li>Burns supper </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry reading </li></ul><ul><li>Toasts and speeches </li></ul>
  2. 2. Pancake Day <ul><li>Shrove Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>On that day, people used to confess their sins </li></ul><ul><li>Pancakes are eaten because they contain fat, butter, eggs. </li></ul><ul><li>Pancake is a thin, flat cake, with caster sugar sprinkled on the top and a drop of lemon juice also added. </li></ul>
  3. 3. St. David’s Day <ul><li>1. March </li></ul><ul><li>Big parades, concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Leek and daffodil </li></ul><ul><li>St. David’s Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Welsh costumes </li></ul>
  4. 4. St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>17. March </li></ul><ul><li>Attending Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Parades </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing shamrocks </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing green </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Leprechauns </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick’s Cross </li></ul>
  5. 5. Easter <ul><li>The most imoprtant Christian Festival </li></ul><ul><li>The celebration of the death and ressurection of Jesus Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate easter eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Hot cross buns, roast lamb, simnel cake, boiled eggs </li></ul>
  6. 6. St. George’s Day <ul><li>23. April </li></ul><ul><li>A red rose is worn as a jacket lapel </li></ul><ul><li>Big feast </li></ul><ul><li>Parade </li></ul><ul><li>Singing the hymn Jerusalem </li></ul><ul><li>St. George’s Cross </li></ul>
  7. 7. St. Andrew’s Day <ul><li>30. November </li></ul><ul><li>Ceilidh-dancing, musical entartainment </li></ul><ul><li>Marks the beginning of Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Many superstitions </li></ul><ul><li>St. Andrew’s Cross aka the Saltire </li></ul>
  8. 8. Christmas <ul><li>25. December </li></ul><ul><li>Presents under the Christmas tree </li></ul><ul><li>Father Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>A big feast – turkey, pudding, mashed potatoes, mince pie and so one </li></ul><ul><li>Birth of Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Cards, naitivty plays, carol singers </li></ul>
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