Gunpowder, treason and plot . .
Its history and celebrationGuy Fawkes Night, November 5th, Fireworks Night - all are names for the same celebration. Today the original events which gave a reason for the fun and festivities are largely overlooked as the bonfires burn and the fireworks explode in the sky.
On this site read about:
The plot- why the conspirators wanted the downfall of king and country go»
The plotters - who was involved and what were their roles go»
Bonfire Night & Guys - why we celebrated long before the Plot go»
Events, exhibitions and displays to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Plot go»
Books - a comprehensive book list, all available to purchase online go»
Links - find out anything more you need to know about Guy Fawkes, his fellow conspirators and the Gunpowder Plot go»