Christmas in London
Christmas is the most important holiday in Britain. After December, the whole London city is preparing for Christmas. Romantic skating rink, colorful Christmas market, flashing Festival lights, rich traditional food The streets and alleys of England is filled with a festive atmosphere of Christmas. Many students will choose to come to London for Christmas and the new year, and immerse themselves in the warm and happy winter atmosphere. The Christmas lights in Oxford Street and Regent Street are a must-have attraction in London during the Christmas month. Different designers are invited to design the lighting design every year. After dark at 4 o'clock in London, the whole street is immersed in the happy atmosphere of Christmas. Traditional Christmas fairs such as Hyde Park Winter Carnival, London Tower Bridge Christmas market, Leicester Square Christmas market are also very popular. Here you can not only enjoy the top ice show but also skate, participate in games in the playground, buy small crafts, etc.
In November, bonfire night is also a popular holiday in Britain, in addition to Halloween. On November 5 every year, bonfire party and fireworks show will be held.
The Queen's Birthday Parade
The Queen's birthday is April 21, and every year the official birthday celebration will choose the first, second, or third Saturday in June to hold many celebrations. April is still very cold in Britain, so the official chooses to celebrate in June on sunny days. On the day of the celebration, soldiers participating in the parade are required to wear heavy bearskin hats, and a military band will perform live music. The queen will take a special carriage from Buckingham Palace and be escorted by royal guards to participate in the parade. Starting from Buckingham Palace, the mall, horse guards Parade, and Whitehall, the queen, and her family will wave to the audience on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. At this time, the Royal Air Force will fly over the air at about 1:00 p.m. To visit the event, you can choose to go to St. James Park to watch the Royal Guard parade, or you can choose to buy tickets to watch. Every year, the BBC will broadcast the whole process of the celebration. Those who can't go to the scene can also choose to watch TV or live network.