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Bonfire night


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Gunpowder Plot/ Guy Fawkes's Night

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Bonfire night

  1. 1. Bonfire Night
  2. 2. The PoemRemember, remember the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot,I see no reason why Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, t’was his intent to blow up King and Parliament.Three score barrels were laid below to prove old England’s overthrow; By God’s mercy he was catch’d with a dark lantern and lighted match.Holloa boys, holloa boys, let the bells ring. Holloa boys, holloa boys, God save the King!Hip hip hoorah!
  3. 3. The Monarchs
  4. 4. The Plot• Hampton Court conference imposed harsher penalties on English Catholics.
  5. 5. The Plot• The five core members of the Gunpowder Plot swore an oath on the Holy Sacrament to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament.
  6. 6. Guy Fawkes and the conspirators
  7. 7. The Monteagle Letter• This letter was an attempt to warn Monteagle not to attend the opening of Parliament Monteagle at once delivered the letter to Robert Cecil.• Fawkes was caught in the cellar beneath the parliament buildings with the powder
  8. 8. Bonfire Night• At the end of October children begin to collect wood to make a bonfire which will be lit on the anniversary of the event.• They make a life-size puppet of Guy Fawkes with old clothes, straw, newspapers and papier mâché.
  9. 9. A penny for the guy• Children take their Guys on the corner of the street and beg passers-by for “A Penny for the guy”. Knock at the door, Ring the bell. Have you got a penny for Singing so well?• If you haven’t got a penny A ha’penny will do. If you haven’t got a ha’penny Then God bless you !!!
  10. 10. Food• Jacket Potatoes• Ginger bread• Toffee apples