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  • Date Submitted: 01/09/2014 08:18 PM
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New Year's Day - January 1
Celebrates the new year by having a first footer step over the threshold.

Twelfth Night - January 5
Celebrated the night before Epiphany, it is tradition to take down your Christmas tree to avoid having bad luck.

Candlemas Day - February 2
This day marks the middle of the winter season - from the shortest day of the year to the Spring Equinox. This day also celebrates the cleansing of Mary.

Valentine's Day - February 14
This day is celebrated with the giving of gifts, as well as writing verses of love in newspapers and magazines for your special someone.

St. David's Day (Wales) - March 1
St. David's day is to celebrate the man, Dewi Sant, who spread Christianity throughout Wales.

St. Patrick's Day - March 17
Though this is an Irish holiday, the English will also celebrate with parades and parties.

Pancake Day
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) - Day Before Lent - March/April
Many celebrate this day by eating pancakes, as the contain many ingredients that are inappropriate for lent.

Lent - March/April
The first day of lent is 40 days before Easter. Many people give up something they enjoy during lent.

Mothering Sunday - 4th Sunday of Lent - March/April
Mothering Sunday is a day where children generally honor their mothers by giving them a gift and a card. 

Maundy Thursday - Thursday Before Easter - March/April
Remembered as the day Jesus had his last supper.

Easter - March/April
Many people go to church on this sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. This day is also celebrated by the giving of eggs.

April Fool's Day - April 1
Much like other countries with this holiday, it is a day where people play practical jokes on each other.

St. George's Day (England's National Day) - April 23
Celebrating with parades, some people celebrate St. George who is said to have defeated a dragon.

May Day - May 1
This day is celebrated beautifully with may poles and flowers.

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