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  1. Thread: Easter

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    My Junior school which had a prominent Muslim population and the school had marked Eid. In fact, a few years back there was some controversy when it coincided with Christmas which briefly made the...
  2. Thread: Easter

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    Yes, but they don't happen at the same time, do they?
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    Quite true - it's like how Bells whisky seem to hijack New Year in the 1970s and 1980s, and Coca Cola was rumoured (because of Father Christmas' red coat) originally seemed to hijacked Christmas.
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    We don't get many regional variations when it comes to various annual events but Mischief Night is a curious one, even to a Nottingham person! Apparently, this used to be a national thing centuries...
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    Today being St George's Day should have been a Bank Holiday as well.
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    I felt that it would be a waste to spend Easter Monday indoors so I went out for a few hours, testing out my digital radio.
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    I have just looked it up and 2019 is only the second time in Queen Elizabeth II's reign that Easter Sunday has been on her birthday - the first one was in 1957 (and prior to that, it was on 21st...
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    Easter was a bigger thing when I was younger - all the Cadbury's and Rowntree's (when they were separate from Nestle) Easter Eggs to look forward to after we were made to eat all of our Sunday lunch....
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