William Shakespeare, widely viewed as the English national poet, is considered to be the greatest English language dramatist of all time. Although no birth records exist, it is believed that the Bard was born on 23 April 1564, which also happens to be St George’s Day. This year’s celebrations will mark Shakespeare’s 451st birthday. William […]Continue reading "Shakespeare’s Birthday"
Easter is normally associated with the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ however there are also suggestions that Easter celebration also came from different pre-Christian origins. Easter was a Pagan festival a long time before Christianity although it is thought to have gone by many names. The Festival of Eostre is the most […]Continue reading "The Origins of Easter Traditions"