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The legendary 2019 Leicester Square Christmas Market returns 1

The legendary 2019 Leicester Square Christmas Market returns

Leicester Square’s famous Traditional Christmas Market Returns 8th November to 5th January 2020 Mulled Wine, delicious food and Bavarian huts. The Christmas Market in Leicester square is free, they model the Christmas Market on a Bavarian ski chalet theme, and for a moment you could be mistaken in thinking you are not in the heart …

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The meaning and history of Samhain Halloween (Pagans, Celts, Christians, Wicca and Witchcraft)

The Cultural, myths, tales, and history of Samhain Halloween The Cultural, myths, tales, and history of Samhain Halloween from Ancient Europe through to the Victorians. At this time of the year with the shortening of daylight hours, the season and climate changes, the harvest complete for another year and the preparation for winter all but …

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99 Halloween songs - honouring the dead

99 Halloween Songs – Origins of Halloween Music, honouring the Dead

Origins of Halloween Music, honouring the Dead Halloween originates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain some 2000 years ago, the end of the Harvest and the start of the new year. Celtic celebrations involved gathering around bonfires, honouring the dead, listening to haunting songs. Over the centuries, Roman occupation, Medieval Britons, Christian Influences …

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The story of the KRESHNA movement at ISKON

ISKCON London and the origin of Krishna

ISKCON – the International Society for Krishna Consciousness The letters stand for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Iskcon has at least 500 temples in other cities continents all over the world. ISKCON was founded in modern times in 1966 in New York USA. However, Srila Prabhupada spread his knowledge about ancient Bhakti –yoga he broke …

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When Cricket became the greatest show on earth - the story of England win of the Ashes 2005 4

When Cricket became the greatest show on earth – the story of England win of the Ashes 2005

When Cricket became box office in England   The five matches and results of the Ashes First Test, Lord’s, 21st-24th July – Australia win by 239 runs Second Test, Edgbaston, 4th – 7th August, England win by 2 runs Third Test, Old Trafford, 11th – 15th August – a draw Fourth Test, Trent Bridge, 25th …

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The Brexit phenomena from that first speech to the referendum vote

“This will be a once-in-a-generation moment to shape the destiny of our country” 19th Feb 2016, David Cameron Leave or Remain the phenomena of giving the UK population an IN / OUT EU Referendum The story of Brexit goes back decades. The European question and the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union. What …

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