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Christmas in the UK

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Christmas in the UK

  1. 1. CHRISTMAS IN THE UK
  2. 2. <ul><li>Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December in England, </li></ul>
  3. 3. C HRISTMAS CARDS <ul><li>People around the </li></ul><ul><li>world send Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Cards to their </li></ul><ul><li>friends and family. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Christmas Carols <ul><li>We have special songs which we sing during the Christmas season. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Singing carols in the street, is one of the oldest customs in Great Britain . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Christmas Crakers <ul><li>Crackers are very popular and accompany many meals over the Christmas period, especially on Christmas Day. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Christmas Tree <ul><li>STORY </li></ul><ul><li>-symbol of life. </li></ul><ul><li>-symbol of Christianity. </li></ul><ul><li>TRADITION </li></ul><ul><li>- Travel from Germany to England ¨Queen Victoria¨ </li></ul><ul><li>- The Tree that Prince Albert provided his family. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>ARTIFICIAL TREES - Have become popular - a few hotels and buildings put lights in a small tower NOWADAYS - Christmas tree is a symbol of living Christmas spitirt. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Christmas Eve </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas tradicionally started at sunset on December 24. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an exciting time for children! </li></ul>
  10. 10. A Traditional English Christmas Dinner Roast Turkey Roast Potatoes
  11. 11. Brussels Sprouts and chestnuts Parsnips and Swede
  12. 12. Stuffing Bread Sauce Cranberry Sauce
  13. 13. <ul><li>A Traditional Christmas Eve Drink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 cups milk. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 tablespoons sugar. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 slices toast. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 teaspoon cinnamon. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 cups of beer </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Father Christmas <ul><li>-Is our version of Santa Clause. </li></ul><ul><li>-The red coat is new, the real one was green.It became red because of the coca-cola. </li></ul><ul><li>-He is known to give presents to good kids on Christmas eve. </li></ul><ul><li>He is believed to live in North Pole. </li></ul><ul><li>He is used to appear on christmas cards. </li></ul>

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