Corpus Christi is observed in the United Kingdom by Christians, especially those who are Roman Catholics. This tradition is done in honour of the Holy Eucharist. Other names for it are the Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ and Day of Wreaths. This year, it falls on Thursday 26 May.
Beltane (or Beltain) is the Celtic festival of fire. It is usually celebrated on 1 May or around the midpoint from the spring equinox to the summer solstice. It marks the start of summer and celebrates fertility. It originated in ancient Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man.
23 April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It is a big event for United Kingdom and the whole world. The literature, cultural and academic communities are particularly involved in the celebrations. All you our students and we at Essay Writer are part of these communities and festivities.
It is St George’s Day once again. This National Day of England is celebrated by flying of the St George’s Cross and re-enacting the saint’s fighting a dragon, among other festivities. It is celebrated every 23 April, the date of the saint’s death. This feast day is practiced around the world by various Christian Churches, peoples, countries and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint.
Chinese and people of Chinese descent in the UK are about 466,000. Around the world, the estimated count of them who are also called overseas Chinese is 50 million, scattered in 100 countries across almost all continents. That is why Chinese New Year is celebrated in the UK and worldwide. Outside China and Asia, festivities are also grand in South American cities, San Francisco and London.