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25/01/2018

What Happens On Burns Night?

When is Burns Night? What happens during the supper? What is the Burns Address? All your questions AND MORE answered here! Robert Burns Day (or Burns Night) is held, traditionally, on January 25th every year to celebrate the birthday of Scotland’s ‘national poet’. As well as being recognised as one of the greatest poets of all time, he is also a Scottish hero because he used his works to draw attention to class inequalities, poverty and other social injustices. Burns won a public vote to become ‘The Greatest Scot’ of all time. His... Read More

19/10/2017

Why Do People Celebrate Diwali?

Every year, millions of people around the world come together to celebrate Diwali. Depending on where you live, you might have never come across the celebration of Diwali first hand. In the UK, the most prominent public celebrations take place in London and Leicester. But what is this festival all about? Why is it so important to those who celebrate it? We’ve put together this quick guide to help you better understand this wonderful, and colourful, festival. Who celebrates Diwali? The festival is celebrated by Sikhs, Hindus, Jains and Newar Buddhists. What... Read More