Get your bonfire night ready

“Remember, remember the 5th of November…”

Bonfire night is undoubtedly one of the best known traditions in Britain. On the night of November 5th, throughout Britain, they commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with fairs, fireworks, by burning an effigy of Guy, and..most importantly…with bonfires!

Bonfire night fire

Just in case you don´t live in Britain and you´d like to celebrate tonight when you get home  and you fancy roasting some  chestnuts or sweet potatoes in your backyard , we would like to show you how to make a proper bonfire . Please make sure you comply with all fire safety regulations as mentioned in the video below.

If you would like to know more about Guy Fawke’s story, the reason why Bonfire night is celebrated, you can find more info in this post from last year.

Vocabulary

  • Undoubtedly (adj): not doubted or disputed; accepted as true or authentic.
  • Fair (n): an exhibition and sale of articles to raise money, often for charity.
  • Effigy (n): a representation or image, esp. of someone who is disliked, used for ridicule.
  • Backyard (n): the portion of a lot or building site behind a house, structure, or the like, sometimes fenced, walled, etc.

Enjoy tonight wherever you are!

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