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1 Union Jack

2 Has a population of 66,943,912

3 Parliament Set up for a democratic society The distance between the two sides is two and a half sword lengths In 2010 there is a general election the two main parties are the Conservatives and Labour

4 2012 Olympics £3.3 Billion Investment

5 London

6 Unity between the English, Irish and Scottish. The Flag comprises of elements of each others flags

7 National Foods Chicken Fish Beef Potatoes Tea has become a national drink after being introduced in the 17 th century Chicken Korma is now considered a British dish

8 Sport Football  Premier League the best league in the world  Championship

9 Somerset Glastonbury Music Festival Apples and Cider Wookey Hole Glastonbury Abbey and Tor Wells Cathedral Fleet Air Museum

10 Wookey Hole The magical myth of the Priest who turned the Witch to stone using Holy Water. Only a small fraction of the Cave system has been explored

11 Bridgwater Carnival The origins of our annual carnival in Bridgwater can be traced back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 when Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators, failed in their attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament. That story is well known to everyone, but what is not so widely acknowledged is that it was King James 1st and his parliament who decreed that the events of 5 November should be commemorated annually with the lighting of bonfires, a tradition which is celebrated across the nation to this very day.

12 Glastonbury Music Festival Started in 1970 The largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world Use over 900 acres of site Up to 700 acts can play over 80 stages in a weekend

13 Local Sport Bridgwater Town FC Bridgwater Albion RFC Somerset County Cricket Club Bristol City FC (championship) Bath RFC (Guinness Premiership)

14 Local Attractions Somerset Steam Railway Clifton Suspension Bridge Bristol Zoo Wookey Hole Chedder Gorge Wells (Science Museum) Glastonbury Abbey and Tor Haynes Motor Museum Stonehenge


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