Holidays in the United Kingdom
From the Queen's Birthday to Guy Fawkes Day
- Saint David's Day: 1 March 2008
- Each year Saint David's day is celebrated in Wales and by Welsh families around the world
- St. David's Day Quiz
- Saint David is the Patron Saint of what country?
- British Summer Time
- In 1908, the United Kingdom became the first country to adopt Daylight Saving Time
- Queen's Birthday: 14 June 2008
- The Queen's public birthday usually falls on the second Saturday in June
- Queen Elizabeth II Quiz
- What foreign language does the Queen speak fluently?
- Guy Fawkes Day: 5 November 2008
- The anniversary of the famous Gunpowder Plot
- Guy Fawkes Day Quiz
- Guy Fawkes Night celebrates the foiling of the gunpowder plot of 5 November 1605 when Roman Catholic conspirators tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament. What is the name of one of the conspirators?
- Remembrance Day Quiz: 11 November 2008
- Remembrance Sunday is observed on the second Sunday of what month?
- Saint Andrew's Day: 1 December 2008
- St. Andrew's Day was given royal assent in January 2007
- St. Andrew's Day Quiz
- Saint Andrew was crucified in what country?
- Boxing Day: 26 December 2008
- Traditional English holiday extends Christmas giving
- Boxing Day Quiz
- What major holiday does Boxing Day follow?
- Did you know?
- For more than a billion Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a "month of blessing" marked by prayer, fasting, and charity.