Guy Fawkes Night


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effigies of Guy Fawkes are burned on this night

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Average drop in visibility each year in the United Kingdom during Guy Fawkes Night
Fireworks used to be the preserve of Guy Fawkes Night but have become commonplace at many parties and celebrations
At this time of year, bonfires don't just have to be for fun on Guy Fawkes Night - they are also a useful way of tidying up the garden.
Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, originates from the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, a failed conspiracy by a group of English Catholics to assassinate the Protestant King, James I, and replace him with a Catholic head of state.
For once we have Guy Fawkes night falling on the most convenient day when, in most households, probably at least one person has not had to go to work, followed by a day when children do not have to go to school.
Wayne Rooney became the first footballer last year to ever get a giant fireworks-filled effigy in his honor for Guy Fawkes Night.
GUY FAWKES NIGHT The law compelling people to celebrate this day was repealed in 1859.
Calling all bonfire spotters MEMBERS of the public are urged to take up bonfire spotting in the lead up to Guy Fawkes Night, and to call 101 if they see them being built illegally on public land.
Trips by train to the pictures, and celebrations like Christmas and Guy Fawkes Night stand out too.
Everyone knows when Christmas Day is, just as they do Hallowe'en and Guy Fawkes Night.
The 17th century manuscript was published just a year after the Gunpowder Plot, and had been lying forgotten in a private collection until it came to light on the eve of Guy Fawkes Night.
The track do not race this Saturday due to Guy Fawkes night, so the guaranteed gross pool of pounds 20,000 is carried over to its next Saturday meeting - November 11.
There are two certain ways to put paid to Guy Fawkes Night.
THERE were Guy Fawkes night fireworks at the Odyssey Arena last night as the Belfast Giants literally fought their way to victory over Coventry.
On Guy Fawkes Night, an effigy of Guy Fawkes is usually burned on top of a bonfire.