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01-12-2007, 10:50 AM
Some ideas to keep you busy this month!

Sarah :)

2nd - Advent - Christian day of preparation for the Christmas period

Legend of Babushka - The Russian woman who missed seeing the baby Jesus – a lovely story of trust and faith

Christingle - A Christian festival in which an orange is decorated to represent Christian beliefs

6th - St Nicholas Day - Christian festival, celebrated through the world, of giving and generosity

12th - Fiesta of our lady of Guadalupe - Mexican Catholic festival, celebrating the life of a woman who saw the Virgin Mary

13th - St Lucia’s Day - National holiday in Sweden celebrating the life of St Lucia, a saint because of her kindness & love

Hanukkah - Jewish festival of lights – candles are lit every day – you can see them in many windows

20th - Eid ul-Adha - Muslims remember Abraham’s sacrifice of his son and gather to feast and exchange gifts

22nd - 1st day of Winter - This is the shortest day of the year in the UK – a day to think about spring being round the corner!

25th - Christmas - Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus, son of God

26th - Kwanzaa - African American time for celebration and to remember African roots

26th - Boxing Day Celebrated in Australia, Canada, England and Ireland – traditionally with boxing matches

31st - Omisoka - Japanese New Year’s Eve – the 2nd most important day in the Japanese calendar

31st - New Years Eve - Parties, fireworks and Val Doonican on the telly

01-12-2007, 06:34 PM
you forgot the 8th Sarah.... forum christmas bash .... lol

thank you for all your hard work :)

02-12-2007, 12:15 PM
you forgot the 8th Sarah.... forum christmas bash .... lol

thank you for all your hard work :)

How could you Sarah

Tut, tut, tut;) :D


02-12-2007, 08:56 PM
yes Sarah how could you forget about the 8th,
thanks for the rest of the information, I love Christingle next to Christmas day

10-12-2007, 05:23 PM
Thanks Sarah

Angel xx

10-12-2007, 06:00 PM
Thanks for that Sarah

Miffy x

10-12-2007, 08:06 PM
Thank you Sarah, it's really good of you to collate all of this information for us.


10-12-2007, 09:24 PM
Thanks very much Sarah,