Guy Fawkes Day

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day for the celebration of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot

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5 you see people celebrate what is called Guy Fawkes Day.
for the Martyrdom of Charles I, the Restoration of Charles II, Guy Fawkes Day.
CHESTER have been handed a Guy Fawkes Day home clash against fellow Evo-Stik Premier League outfit Stafford Rangers in the second qualifying round of the FA Trophy, writes Neil Turner.
Diwali usually falls in October/November and includes Guy Fawkes Day.
Being the day after Guy Fawkes day, both sets of fans will have got fireworks to smuggle into the ground and throw at opposing fans.
The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 does not resonate with American auds the way it does in England, where Guy Fawkes Day is observed with festive bonfires.
The failure of this conspiracy is still celebrated in England on the evening of November 5, Guy Fawkes Day.
Remember, Remember: A Cultural History of Guy Fawkes Day, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press.
MONDAY, November 5 was Guy Fawkes Day, Lester Piggott's 72nd birthday and the day that chief medical adviser Dr Michael Turner tried to blow the British Horseracing Authority into raising the minimum Flat racing weight to 8st 4lb.
Guy Fawkes Day, or "Remember, remember, the Fifth of November," are the most familiar echoes of this plot.
But with the Spurs defence so untrustworthy and lacking Ledley King, Didier Drogba will still be the difference and Chelsea can get revenge for the fiery Guy Fawkes Day defeat at White Hart Lane.
In an interesting nod to perceived transatlantic differences, Remember, Remember: A Cultural History of Guy Fawkes Day is the title of the North American edition of a work first published in the United Kingdom as Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.
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.