An array of outlandish English bank holiday events from knob throwing to cheese rolling.

Knob throwing and cheese rolling

Cheese Rolling Pictures and video as daredevils hurl themselves downhill

Bank Holidays mean relaxation, treats and tea. There’s loads of lovely afternoon teas on offer in London at the moment. And they’re not all just your traditional scones and cream (not that there’s anything wrong with that). There are lots of sandwiches and English desserts on the menu to have the perfect tea outing or party.

The best afternoon teas in London to book this Bank Holiday Weekend and beyond

Bank Holidays mean relaxation, treats and tea. There’s loads of lovely afternoon teas on offer in London at the moment. And they’re not all just your traditional scones and cream (not that there’s anything wrong with that). There are lots of sandwiches

VALENTINES DAY TURNED UPSIDE DOWN. Included in this unit are a mini-lesson on mood and tone with a foldable and comparison activity to help students focus on imagery, word connotation, and unique phrasing that develop mood and reveals author’s tone. Students then pick between 11 famous love poems of varying levels of complexity to develop a unique hate poem. A “Hate List” word bank and specific example help students morph the standard sappy poem into a morbid masterpiece. $4.00

Tone and Mood with HATE POETRY

VALENTINES DAY TURNED UPSIDE DOWN. Included in this unit are a mini-lesson on mood and tone with a foldable and comparison activity to help students focus on imagery, word connotation, and unique phrasing that develop mood and reveals author’s tone. Students then pick between 11 famous love poems of varying levels of complexity to develop a unique hate poem. A “Hate List” word bank and specific example help students morph the standard sappy poem into a morbid masterpiece. $4.00

Bank holiday weirdness: An array of strange English events - As we approach summer and take advantage of the quick succession of bank holidays thousands of us will head out to witness some of England's more unique events. Many are steeped in tradition and can be traced back for centuries.

Knob throwing and cheese rolling

The Frome Valley Food Fest and Dorset Knob Throwing Contest is held at Cattistock deep in beautiful, rural Dorset on the May Day Bank Holiday each year.

Sweeps Festival. Bank holiday weirdness: An array of strange English events. As we approach summer and take advantage of the quick succession of bank holidays thousands of us will head out to witness some of England's more unique events. Many are steeped in tradition and can be traced back for centuries. Here are a few of them: #England #UK #British #BankHoliday #traditions #weird #holiday #games

Knob throwing and cheese rolling

May Day was the one time of year the child chimney sweeps could dust off the soot and have some fun.

20 Most Beautiful Vintage Garden Ideas

20 Most Beautiful Vintage Garden Ideas

A secluded alfresco dining spot with lattice wrought iron furniture, a powder pink rose-print parasol and pretty flowering shrubs and climbers for vintage English country garden appeal. A beautiful arbour with trellis sides, will allow Clematis to clamber

Weekly diary/planner 2018 with simple, minimalistic design on the pages with nothing but dates and plenty of space. It provides two pages for each week (Mon-Wed on the left, Thu-Sun on the right page). Includes English bank holidays and several blank pages for notes at the end.  * Size A6 (10.5 x 15 cm; 4-1/8 x 5-7/8 in) * Board thickness 1.2 mm * Boards covered with chevron fabric * Stitched with red waxed thread, made in Coptic style. * Printed on cream recycled paper, 80 gsm...

Weekly diary/planner 2018 with simple, minimalistic design on the pages with nothing but dates and plenty of space. It provides two pages for each week (Mon-Wed on the left, Thu-Sun on the right page). Includes English bank holidays and several blank pages for notes at the end. * Size A6 (10.5 x 15 cm; 4-1/8 x 5-7/8 in) * Board thickness 1.2 mm * Boards covered with chevron fabric * Stitched with red waxed thread, made in Coptic style. * Printed on cream recycled paper, 80 gsm...

Weekly diary/planner 2018 with simple, minimalistic design on the pages with nothing but dates and plenty of space. It provides two pages for each week (Mon-Wed on the left, Thu-Sun on the right page). Includes English bank holidays and several blank pages for notes at the end.  * Size A6 (10.5 x 15 cm; 4-1/8 x 5-7/8 in) * Board thickness 1.2 mm * Boards covered with chevron fabric * Stitched with red waxed thread, made in Coptic style. * Printed on cream recycled paper, 80 gsm...

Weekly diary/planner 2018 with simple, minimalistic design on the pages with nothing but dates and plenty of space. It provides two pages for each week (Mon-Wed on the left, Thu-Sun on the right page). Includes English bank holidays and several blank pages for notes at the end. * Size A6 (10.5 x 15 cm; 4-1/8 x 5-7/8 in) * Board thickness 1.2 mm * Boards covered with chevron fabric * Stitched with red waxed thread, made in Coptic style. * Printed on cream recycled paper, 80 gsm...

Jack in the Green Hastings 2018 - May Day Bank Holiday Festival

Jack in the Green Hastings 2018 - May Day Bank Holiday Festival

~There are also a lot of bank holidays in Italy, some civic and others religious. In addition to national bank holidays, each city celebrates a day dedicated to its patron saint~

Learning Italian - National Holidays and Festivals. There are also a lot of bank holidays in Italy, some civic and others religious. In addition to national bank holidays, each city celebrates a day dedicated to its patron saint.

British folk dancers, Morris men in Hastings, Sussex, UK on a May Bank Holiday. The earliest mention of Morris Men is in 1448 and records the payment of seven shillings to Morris Dancers by the Goldsmiths Company in London. (it's ok we all find it a bit weird too!)

British folk dancers, Morris men in Hastings, Sussex, UK on a May Bank Holiday. The earliest mention of Morris Men is in 1448 and records the payment of seven shillings to Morris Dancers by the Goldsmiths Company in London.

And relax, it's finally the weekend! It's time to sit back and enjoy your bank holiday, what's everyone got planned? ❤️ #bankholiday #downtime #LauraAshley #LauraAshleyAW17

And relax, it's finally the weekend! It's time to sit back and enjoy your bank holiday, what's everyone got planned? ❤️ #bankholiday #downtime #LauraAshley #LauraAshleyAW17

British Life and Culture Calendar of Events.

British monetary system - table outlining names and values of money then and now.

The English Heritage Terracotta Duchess Cube is inspired by history, incorporating period design features from English Heritage properties into a uniquely styled square terracotta garden pot.Order online or telephone Sevenoaks 01732 522471. Office hours Monday to Saturday 8am-8pm including Bank Holidays except Christmas Day.

The English Heritage Terracotta Duchess Cube is inspired by history, incorporating period design features from English Heritage properties into a uniquely styled square terracotta garden pot.Order online or telephone Sevenoaks 01732 522471. Office hours Monday to Saturday 8am-8pm including Bank Holidays except Christmas Day.

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