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  • The UK’s most eccentric traditions

    The UK’s most eccentric traditions

    Everyone knows that us Brits are charmingly eccentric and our traditional events are no different. Yes, we have all the regular festivals that you might expect, but there are a few that you can’t find anywhere else in the world.

  • Why do we celebrate Pancake Day?
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    Why do we celebrate Pancake Day?

    For many of us, Pancake Day is the highlight of spring, a chance to indulge in a sweet (or savoury) treat and the many themed events, like pancake races or pancake tossing competitions or other games involving cakes made of batter. If you’ve ever wondered where Pancake Day came from and why we celebrate it, read on!

  • History of St Valentine’s Day

    History of St Valentine’s Day

    All across the world on 14th February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day – a day where we celebrate the loved ones in our lives – but where did the tradition come from and how did it become such a staple part of our calendar?

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