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Bonfire night is usually celebrated by many in the British culture. It has come from the past history of a small group of Catholics led by Robert Catesby, and his fellow men including the famously known Guy Fawkes

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Amy Hedderman 21st March 2007 Bonfire night Bonfire night is usually celebrated by many in the British culture. It has come from the past history of a small group of Catholics led by Robert Catesby, and his fellow men including the famously known Guy Fawkes and there plan to kill king James 1st and blow up the houses of parliament for there chances to change the law on roman Catholics which they believe would be fair and equal. ...read more.

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To this day forward bonfire night, is a near to tradition to many and celebrated by having many different traditions for the night itself, these may include the following. Large bangs of luminous glows of light flying through the high sky, known as fireworks which can be bought and used personally in your own garden or watched at a local display. This recalls back to the parliament plot due to the gunpowder used to blow up James 1st is what also is used in fireworks. ...read more.

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These were both the main reminders of the fact that James 1st was not blown sky high due to Guy Fawkes and his soldier's plans on killing him. As well as burning the effigy of Guy Fawkes, other traditions such as a torch light processions which take place in main towns and cities which later lead you to the bonfire and firework display itself is positioned. Also foods such as potatoes wrapped in foil and soups to keep the crowds warm and toasty whilst watching the display, and marshmallows and sticky toffee apples are favoured by many children which are repeated every year. Remember, remember the fifth of November. ...read more.

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