Guy Fawkes Day Beginners

Guy Fawkes Day for Beginners guide will help you with everything from the history of this great British tradition while you wait for your favourite firework show begins.

Lesson 1: Plot and Treason


Gunpowder, treason and plotters profile guide explains who the monarch at the time was and the profile of the 13 plotters.

Lesson 2: What Is Bonfire Night?


What is Bonfire Night article guide explains what Bonfire Night is and why we celebrate it.

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Lesson 3: Why Do We Have Fireworks?


Why do we have fireworks Article explains why the law was passed and the history of fireworks.

Lesson 4: Traditional Food Recipes


Traditional Bonfire Night recipes guide explains what is consumed on Guy Fawkes night and recipes from the finest chefs.

Lesson 5: Remember, remember chant


This article Guy Fawkes Rhyme and Bonfire Night Old Chants explores these local chants.

Lesson 6: Beginners Next Step


Looking to explore the firework side of bonfire night? This handy little fireworks beginners guide will help you in what you need to know when coming to buy fireworks and the laws behind them.

To finish off this Bonfire Night Beginners guide, it might be worth looking over Traditional Garden Bonfires. It explains the law behind the bonfires in local regions and do and don’t when building one.

Remember if you are doing your own fireworks display to check out our other guides on the site, or if you prefer to go to a community held display to browse our best local firework displays directory.

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This is just the beginning into a very long fascinating history. If you still have any questions or wish to discuss your lessons further, join the best and active seasonal forum in the UK. Where members would be more than happy to discuss the history and fireworks on bonfire night.