the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason and plot.
We see no reason why
Should ever be forgot!" Words to Guy Fawkes Rhyme
On 5 November every year, children in Britain get excited because it is Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes' Night). We lit bonfires and enjoy fireworks displays. On top of the fire is a guy (a homemade model of a man, like a scarecrow).
We do these things because we're remembering when the King of England, James l, and the Houses of Parliament were nearly blown up with gunpowder