Szkolne echo Novemeber issue
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot THE Guy Fawkes celebrations
Every year on 5th November, the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot, Guy Fawkes is remembered.
Throughout England – in towns and villages – huge bonfires are lit, fireworks are set off and a stuffed model of a man, like a scarecrow, is burnt on the bonfire. This is to celebrate the failure of the Gunpowder Plot.
Four hundred years ago, in 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and a group of plotters tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London with barrels of gunpowder placed in the basement. They wanted to kill King James and the king’s leaders. Fortunatelly somebeody informed the king about the plot. James I told his people to search for the barrels and they found 36 barrels full of explosives.
Bonfire food People bake potatoes, eat sausages and soup and a sticky cake called Parkin made of oatmeal, ginger, treacle and syrup.
Other foods include sausages cooked over the flames and marshmallows toasted in the
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November rymes and chants
Penny for the guy
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Remember, Remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.
During the days before Bonfire Night, children used to take their home-made guys out on the street and ask for "a penny for the Guy" for fireworks.
Guy Fawkes, Guy Stick him up on high Put him on the fire And there let him die
FIREWORKS DISPLAY In main town and cities, torch-lit processions are also popular on this night too. The procession leads to where the bonfire and firework displays are
FACTS ABOUT FIREWORKS The first fireworks were probably made in China, around 2,000 years ago. Chinese crackers, are still used in China today to celebrate weddings, births and religious festivals and to scare away evil spirits!