The cocoa bean was used in sacred rituals by the Mayans and Aztecs who believed it had divine properties. They used the valuable cocoa seeds and beans as currency. But why should 7th July be World Chocolate Day? Read on to find out more……………..
As seen on ITV news today, we have been hit with news of a change to the Bank Holiday dates for May 2022. Find out more here:
Kindness Day is 13th November – what better time to be kind than mid-lockdown, while we are all missing human contact and kindness in our everyday lives.
Today is officially the first day of autumn as we embrace the equinox with 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness.
25th February is Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday. People will enjoy a final fling before the forty days of Lent begin, celebrating with traditions as diverse as pancake tossing, skipping, crazy ball games and exotic carnivals. Crowds of revelers will flock to carnivals in Rio, New Orleans, Venice and a host of other cities, joining in the fun with music, dancing, colourful costumes and parades. How will you celebrate?