Bonfire Night

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: A Brief History of Guy Fawkes Night in the UK

“Remember, remember the fifth of November, the gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot!” You may have heard of the English nursery rhyme that starts with the classic line ‘Remember, remember the fifth of November.’ The dramatic story behind this rhyme continues to inspire British citizens to celebrate the 5th November, or Guy Fawkes Night, every year with fireworks and bonfires. So who was Guy Fawkes and what is the real story behind Read more [...]