Presentation on theme: "The typical British holiday Guy Fawkes Day, sometimes also known as Guy Fawkes' Night (5th November). This day commemorates one of the organizers of a."— Presentation transcript:
The typical British holiday Guy Fawkes Day, sometimes also known as Guy Fawkes' Night (5th November). This day commemorates one of the organizers of a failed assassination attempt (Gunpowder Plot) in the British parliament. In 1605, a group of Catholics formed a conspiracy to kill King James I. In the basement of the parliament there were some barrels of gunpowder which were to be detonated. The plot failed. Guy Fawkes (1570-1606) was captured and tortured. He was sentenced to death. Evening, November 5, the British burn effigy of Guy Fawkes, made from old clothes stuffed with paper, leaves, etc. A few days earlier with the dummy children go from house to house collecting small presents and after all people eat grilled sausages. assassination – zamach attempt - próba basement – piwnica barrels – beczki gunpowder – proch strzelniczy plot – spisek effigy - kukła dummy - manekin
Halloween is very popular in England and Great Britain. It is celebrated on 31 October. This feast is the day before all saints day. On that day children dress up as ghosts and witches and go from house to house and say "Trick or treat" and usually get candy or do pranks feast – święto candy – cukierek prank – psota, figiel
Christmas in the UK and England is celebrated in different ways. The English dont celebrate December 24, but the next day they open presents and eat a family dinner. Traditional dish is turkey. They sing carols and they celebrate. December 26 is Boxing Day which is also a day off from work.
Easter Day is the day on which the church is giving away money to the poor. The amount is equal to the age of the monarch. In families kids usually look for chocolate eggs hidden in a house or in a garden. give away – rozdawać equal – równy monarch - monarcha hidden - ukryty
The Queen's Official Birthday, also known as "the Queen's Birthday" is the day on which the birthday of the monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms is officially celebrated. Its not the actual day of the current monarch's birthday (Elizabeth II, was born on 21 April 1926). The exact date of the celebration varies from country to country but its usually in June.
It is a religious holiday celebrated internationally on 17 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox Church and Lutheran Church. Saint Patrick's Day was made an official feast day in the early 17th century, and has gradually become a secular celebration of Irish culture. On that day people go to church wearing something green. They dont drink alcohol, which is often prohibited during the rest of the season. arrival – przybycie observed – przestrzegany secular – świecki proscribed – zakazany