Special days in Britain

Watch the video about holidays, traditions and special days in Britain. Then do the exercises below.

1 Group the words. Which words can go to more categories?

band, boat, card, carol, conker, cracker, dancing, drums, firework, ghost, gunpowder, guy, hat, hill, Hindu, hit, kisses, Ladies’ Day, London, maypole, music, parliament, party, plot, presents, pudding, race, River Thames,  romantic, rose, singer, turkey, university, witch

Guy Fawkes Night 
Valentine’s Day 
Hallowe’en 
May Day 
Gloucester Cheese Rolling 
Oxford-Cambridge 
Royal Ascot 
Glastonbury Festival 
Notting Hill Carnival 
Diwali 
Chestnut Day 
Christmas 

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