Bonfire night


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Bonfire night

  1. 2. <ul><li>In England , every year on the 5th November , they celebrate Bonfire night . </li></ul><ul><li>This is because on the 5th November 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and his friends decided to try to blow up the English government and the King, James I . </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Guy Fawkes was a Catholic , but James I was a protestant . </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Fawkes wanted England to be Catholic, so he wanted to kill the King . </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>He tried to blow up the houses of parliament and the government using 36 barrels of gunpowder! </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The guards discovered Guy Fawkes , his friends and the gunpowder. </li></ul><ul><li>He was put in prison . </li></ul><ul><li>He and his friends were killed and their heads were put on sticks. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Every 5th November , English people have a big party to remember what Guy Fawkes did. </li></ul><ul><li>They build huge bonfires , and they make a model of Guy Fawkes, then they burn it on top of a bonfire. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>They watch lots of fireworks representing the gunpowder </li></ul><ul><li>They also use sparklers </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>They eat toffee apples and jacket potatoes that are cooked in tin foil on the bonfire! </li></ul>