Bonfire Night Fireworks: Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night FIreworks



November 5th is an annual celebration of the  Guy Fawkes Night. It is called as Guy Falkes NightGuy Falkes Day, or Bonfire Night, and marks the downfall of the Gunpowder Plot of 5 November 1605, in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, attempted to destroy the House of Parliament. In UK (except Northern Ireland where where autumn fireworks and bonfires are more commonly associated with Halloween), Guy Fawkes Night celebration involve fireworks displays and the building of bonfires on which traditionally “guys” are burnt, although this practice is not always observed in modern times.

You often hear the noise of fireworks around the Guy Falkes Night, but the large scale fireworks display are usually happened on November 5th or on the Saturday night of the week (→2009 Bonfire Night Fireworks in London). Today is Bonfire Night Saturday, and I hear a noise of fireworks every now and then since evening. We thought about going to see one of the fireworks, but it is always cold around this time of the year, and we always end up enjoying only the noise and imagining how the fireworks display would be…

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