Special Dates in November 2016

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3rd November – Sandwich Day

Celebrate the humble sandwich in all its glory. Don’t miss our list of Top Ten Sandwich Fillings.

Find out more: new.sandwich.org.uk


5th November – Guy Fawkes

Also known Bonfire Night, this is the anniversary of the discovery of a plot organised by Catholic conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London in 1605. Many people light bonfires and set off fireworks.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org


6th November - London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

Some of the cars that take place in this race are over hundred years old. The route starts in Hyde Park in London and finishes at the sea front in Brighton.

Find out more: www.vccofgb.co.uk


12th November - Lord Mayor’s Show

This historical London festival has taken place every year since 1852, with a spectacular procession.

Find out more: lordmayorsshow.london


13th November - Remembrance Sunday

A day to remember people who have suffered or died in wars. The National Service of Remembrance is held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org


20th November - Universal Children’s Day

A day to promote international togetherness and understanding between all children worldwide.

Find out more: www.un.org


21st November – World Television Day

In celebration of television and the many services it offers in this era of multi-screening.

Find out more: www.worldtelevisionday.tv


30th November – St Andrew’s Day

St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and this day is a national holiday. It is celebrated with traditional Scottish food, music and dance at parties.

Find out more: www.scotland.org