#179: Guy Fawkes Day

"Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder Treason and Plot."

Today is the 5th of November, known as Guy Fawkes Day in Britain! It is a holiday to celebrate the failed assassination attempt of King James I. If you have seen ‘V for Vendetta’, then you will have some idea of what I am talking about.

The (old) photos above are from the Guy Fawkes festivities I attended with my classmates. A guy with a torch ran up to the pile of wood (crowd was cheering!) and everyone watched as it went up in flames. Afterwards, there were fireworks!

Here is a short video I took from that night.

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