St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football - Ash Wednesday 2008 ...
Feb 7, 2008 ... Day 2 of the annual Shrovetide Football game in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, UK. Final Score Up'ards 2 - Down'ards 0.
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Feb 16, 2013 ... Every year, thousands of locals from rival sides of a rugged English town brutally compete in an ancient sports game that is the lifeblood of the ...
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2013 - YouTube
Feb 13, 2013 ... A traditional, quirky, manic, game of football through the streets of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, from turning up the leather painted ball at 2 pm ...
English folk music
The folk music of England is traditionally based music, which has existed since the later medieval period. It is often contrasted with courtly, classical and later commercial music. Folk music has bee...
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English folklore
English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while the origin of others is uncertain or disputed. ...
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List of festivals in the United Kingdom
Festivals in the United Kingdom is a link page for any established festival or carnival in any part of the United Kingdom.
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National symbols of England
The national symbols of England are flags, icons or cultural expressions that are emblematic, representative or otherwise characteristic of England or English culture. As a rule, these national symbol...
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January 17 (Old Twelveth Night)
Twelfth Night is a festival, in some branches of Christianity marking the coming of the Epiphany. Different traditions mark the date of Twelfth Night on either 5th January or 6th January; the Church o...
St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Temple Island
Temple Island is an island in the River Thames in England just north (downstream) of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. The island is on the reach above Hambleden Lock between the Buckinghamshire and Berk...
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List of Food Festivals (United Kingdom)
This is a list of food festivals in the United Kingdom. As a criterion, established festivals should all have a devoted website to which they are linked. Some of the food festivals are alternatively e...
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Mummers Play
Mummers Plays (also known as mummering) are seasonal folk plays performed by troupes of actors known as mummers or guisers (or by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, galoshi...
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Swan Upping
Swan Upping is an annual ceremonial and practical activity in Britain in which mute swans on the River Thames are rounded up, caught, marked, and then released.Traditionally, the British Monarch retai...
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Arthur Foxton Ferguson
Arthur Foxton Ferguson (3 January 1866 – 2 November 1920) an early-20th-century English baritone, lecturer, and German translator who founded The Folk-Song Quartet.
Arthur Foxton Ferguson was born...
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God Save the Queen
"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King" during the reign of a male sovereign) is an anthem used in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown Dependencie...
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Simnel cake
Simnel cake is a light fruit cake with two layers of almond paste or marzipan, one in the middle and one on top, that is toasted, and eaten during the Easter period in the United Kingdom, Republic of ...
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Bumps race
A "bump" during Torpids at the University of Oxford, 1999: Jesus College Men's 1st VIII catch Hertford College.A bumps race is a form of rowing race in which a number of boats chase each other in si...
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Royal Shrovetide Football
The Royal Shrovetide Football Match occurs annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in the town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, England. Shrovetide ball games have been played in England since at leas...
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Lion sermon
The Lion sermon is an annual sermon preached on 16 October at 13:00 at St Katharine Cree in the City of London. The sermon has traditionally been preached on the theme of 'challenges to the Christian ...
Christmas pudding
Christmas pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in Britain and in some other countries where it has been brought by British emigrants. It has its origins in...
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