Epiphany

Epiphany:  What is it? https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/42565054 https://www.whychristmas.com/story/wisemen.shtml GETTY IMAGES If you haven’t taken the Christmas decorations down already, you may be asked to help to do this on 6th January The presents have been opened, the puddings eaten and lots of carols sung – and now it feels like Christmas has been and gone for another […]

Christmas

Christmas is celebrated on the 25 December (7 January for Orthodox Christians). Christmas is a Christian holy day that marks the birth of Jesus who Christians believe to be the Son of God. Advent Advent is the period which leads up to Christmas. It starts on the Sunday nearest to November 30th. Many Advent customs involve counting the […]

Easter

At Easter time in the UK we have two bank holidays (public holidays): Good Friday and Easter Monday. This means that many families can enjoy a long weekend together. When is Easter in 2019? Next year Easter will fall on Sunday 21st April 2019 What happens on Easter Sunday? What is Good Friday? What is Holy […]