Guy Fawkes Day

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day for the celebration of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot

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However, the City permits the discharging of fireworks in public on Guy Fawkes Day and New Year's Eve, but only in specially allocated sites (by-law 58:12).
Political feeling still runs high in the city of Worcester, and the celebration of Guy Fawkes Day afforded an opportunity to a small band of Conservative supporters to display their jubilation over the recent success of the party at the municipal elections in a manner appropriate to the day, and one which has not been witnessed in the city for many years.
The story opens on Guy Fawkes Day in Britain in the not-too-distant future.
Fireworks after Guy Fawkes Day are as exciting as cold turkey leftovers on January 7.
Larch Street endured a long struggle between old and new residents over their neighborhood that came to a crisis on Guy Fawkes Day.
A TEENAGER has been accused of threatening to blow up a shop with a firework on Guy Fawkes day.
MARKS & Spencer revealed rocketing half-year profits on Guy Fawkes Day yesterday as the revitalised high street giant continues to lure back shoppers.
The eight-year-old could be off to the stiffer fences of Punchestown on Guy Fawkes day, before a more valuable novice chase at Fairyhouse in early December.
November 5: Guy Fawkes Day, which is the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 to blow up the English king and Parliament, could be celebrated appropriately with the gift of a stick of dynamite, but -- a gift certificate from Southwest Airlines will give your loved one a great trip here in the United States while they ponder why a civilized nation would declare a national holiday celebrating a plot against its king and government.
Led by campaigning group the People's Assembly Against Austerity, it was part of a national protest organised for Guy Fawkes day.
November fifth is Guy Fawkes Day in the UK, with Anonymous members wearing masks depicting a stylised representation of the famous revolutionary.
Anonymous, whose supporters have adopted a Guy Fawkes mask as their public face, made the threats to mark Guy Fawkes Day as a global day of protest.
5, which is also known as Guy Fawkes Day, primarily in the U.
Though the message behind Guy Fawkes Day has greatly evolved over the years, many still remember and commemorate its original history.