It's November 5th and the night is full of fire and explosions, but don't worry. This is the annual British event called 'Bonfire Night' (aka 'Guy Fawkes Day'). So what's the story behind the pyrotechnics? Well, we have to go back to the time of King James 1 in the 17th Century to find out ...
• Bonfire Night (British Council)
• The Gunpowder Plot (BBC)
• Gunpowder Plot – Stories from Parliament (Part 1 of 2)
• Gunpowder Plot – Stories from Parliament (Part 2 of 2)
• Who Was Guy Fawkes? - Anglophenia Ep 18
• The Gunpowder Plot (1980s Schools Programme)
• British Holidays - Guy Fawkes Day
• Guy Fawkes Day - Bonfire Night (Michelle Henry)
• Bonfire Night 2015: Why do we celebrate fireworks night? Who was Guy Fawkes?
• The English Blog (posts from previous years)
• Bonfire Night Crossword (The English Blog)