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All Saints Day(Christian) Christian day for honouring saints, known and unknown.
All Souls Day(Christian) Christian day of prayers of intercession for the dead.
The 4 November is known as Mischief Night in some parts of the country. This was the night when all sorts of naughty things were done - the main idea being to put things in the wrong place.
400th anniversary of the Gun Powder Plot was in 2005
Tar Barrels, Ottery St Mary (Devon) An old custom said to have originated in the 17th century. The annual event involves people racing through the streets of the town, carrying flaming wooden barrels of burning tar on their backs.
Lewes Bonfire Night, Lewes (East Sussex)
Remembrance Sunday The Queen, the Prime Minister and other dignitaries lay wreaths and observe a minute's silence (at 11am) at the Cenotaph to commemorate those who gave their lives for their country in both world wars. Afterwards, the Bishop of London takes a short service of remembrance.