St Andrew’s Day – 30th November

Friday, 29 November 2013 by

Although it’s not as widely celebrated as Burns Night, which celebrates our national poet, St Andrew’s day is an important one in the Scottish calendar as we remember our patron saint. He’s not only the patron saint of Scotland, he also represents Greece, Russia, Romania and other countries. It is believed that he was chosen

Who was Guy Fawkes and why do we celebrate this day? Guy Fawkes was a member of a group of English Catholics who attempted to kill Protestant King James I of England in November 1605. They wanted England to become a Catholic country once more and believed that killing James I would achieve this. The